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Picris pauciflora Willd., it is an annual plant. the stems 10-50 cm, with many uneven, stiff hairs. the leaves few to many, more or less rigid hairs, basal leaves 30-120 X 5-15 mm, narrowly elliptic, oblong-elliptic or lanceolate, smooth to wavy-dentate, which narrows towards the stem., Life Form: Th, Flowering in:—-,   Vern:—– , Phytochoria: MED+IT,  The native range of this species is Switzerland to Israel and Iran.  Notes: Wild in Libya, in sandy soil with loamy top at some places.

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Distribution in Libya
Benghazi Plain Al-Qibla area Al-Jufra area
Wadi El-Ghattara 2010 South of Mizda 2013 (98 km) from Hun to Sebha, Wadi Soda 1973   Al-Jufra region 2020


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
 Khalifa, S.M. & Bader, B.M. (2020) Floristic analysis of the family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region, Libya. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies-2020- Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A., family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region 2020
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)  
El-Rabiai, G.T., Al tira, F.M., Lamlom, S.H. (2010) Preliminary Checklist for the Flora of Wadi El Ghattara in Libya. Garyounis University Press Journal of Science and Its Applications Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 39-47, December 2010. Flora of Wadi El Ghattara 2010