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Launaea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal , it is a perennial herbs, rosulate  branched from base, taproot with shoot -bearing lateral roots.The Stems 5-30 cm, divaricately branched, puberulent or glabrous, with few leaves or leafless., Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: Mar-Apr,   Vern: ——, Phytochoria: SA+IT, The native range of this species is Egypt to Central Asia and Myanmar, Arabian Peninsula.  Notes: Wild in Libya. in sandy ground with pebbles.

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Distribution in Libya
Zliten-Misurata Plain Sirte Plains Jabal Nafusa
Misurata 2006 (4 km) W.of Bugrain 1975 Misallata (Shaafeen) 2008 Wadi Kaam 2017 Msallata-Garaboulli Province 2020
Al-Qibla area Al-Jufra area Ghat area 
Wadis South of Mizda 2013 Wadi Soda 1973 (240 km) from Sebha to Hun, Gara Al-Tifrani, (23 km) from Weshka 1975  Al-Jufra region 2020 Al-Barkit 1976 Ghat (Between Acacus and Tassili Mountains) 2004 Wadi Tanezzuft 2012


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
Mahklouf, M.H., Sherif, A.S., Betelmal, A.G. (2020) Floristic Study and Species Diversity of Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology Volume 7 / Issue 3 ISSN: 2348-7313. Journal homepage:, Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya 2020
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)  
Mukassabi, T.A, Ahmidat, G., Sherif, I.M., ELMogasapi, A.(2012) Checklist and life forms of plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya. Biological Diversity and Conservation – 5 / 3 (2012) , plant species in contrasting climatic zones of Libya 2012
Mohammed, S.A.H. (2008) A taxonomic and ecological study of the plants of the Shaafin Reserve in Masalatah. Master Thesis. Department of Biology-Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Al-Mirqab University. Al-Khums. Libya. (In Arabic)  
Al-Dana, S. M. M. (2006) Taxonomic study of wild flower plants in some areas of Misrata. Master Thesis, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Misurata University (7 October previously) Misurata, Libya. (In Arabic)  
Ahmidat, Gh. (2004) Study of the vegetation cover of the area between the Acacus Mountains and the Tassili Mountains (Ghat). Master Thesis. Department of Botany.College of Science. Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)