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Launaea quercifolia Pamp.

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Launaea quercifolia Pamp., Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: Apr.,   Vern: Garraam , Phytochoria: Endemic to central Sahara, The native range of this species is Algeria to Libya.  Notes: Wild in Libya. in desert in pockets of blown sand and in maritime region

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Al-Qibla area
(15 km) from Kaleba 1974 (37 km) from Kaleba to Mizda 1976  Msallata (Shaafien) 2017 Wadi Nesma region 2009 Wadis South of Mizda 2013


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1983) Flora of Libya, Asteraceae Vol. (107) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
 Bahri, N.M. (2017) Identify, Limit and Determine the Vegetation Types of Wadi Ka’am Areas, Libya. Journal of Marine Sciences and Environmental Technologies-Volume (3) -Issue (2) (In Arabic) وادي كعام ومناطق اخري 2017
Mohamed, F.J. (2013) A Taxonomic Study of Wadis Flora South of Mizda at the intersections with Mizda-Sebha Highway. Master Thesis. Department of Botany-Faculty of Science-Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)  
Bahri, N.M. (2009) Study of the vegetation covers of Wadi Nesma region, northwest of Libya. Master Thesis, Department of Botany, College of Science, Sebha University, Libya. (In Arabic)