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Onobrychis crista-galli (L.) Lam.

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Onobrychis crista-galli (L.) Lam., Very similar to the Onobrychis caput-galli (L.) Lam., but each crest of fruit (at least the outermost) with flat or -+ so denticulate, teeth or prickles, usually 3-4 on each crest. Seeds usually2-3 in each pod.  Life Form: Th,   Flowering in: Mar-May,   Vern:————-,   Phytochoria: MED+IT,  The native range of this species is N. Africa to Iran.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Benghazi Plain Al-Jabal Al-Akhder Marmarica Plateau
Benghazi road between Al-Kuwayfiah and Daryanah 1968 (12 km) E. EI-Merj, Shahat, Wadi El Kouf 1968  Baida 1970 (20 km) from AI Abiar 1972 AI Kubbah 1978   Al-Abiar (Sidi Amohamed forest) 2020 AI-TamimL S.E, Derna 1968


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1980) Flora of Libya, Fabaceae Vol.  (86) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Al-Amrouni, M,M., Al-Zarbi, A., Al-Aeb, M. A. (2020) Study of vegetation cover in Sidi Amohamed forest north of the city of Al-Abyar in the Al-Jabal Al-Al-Akhdar. Libya. Journal of Quality Assurance for Scientific Research-The first issue-April-2020 (In Arabic)., غابة سيدي أمحمد شمال مدينة الابيار2020