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Paronychia argentea Lam., it is a perennial plant, prostrate to procumbent, rusty or purple reddish, basally woody, Branches spreading to 40 cm. retforsely hairy to glabrescent. Leaves sessile or minutely, petioled narrowly elliptic-oblanceolate or narrowy obovate, 4-10 (-15) x 2.5-5 (-6) mm., Life Form: H,   Flowering in: Jan-Jun,   Vern:——–,   Phytochoria: MED,  The native range of this species is Canary Islands, Medit. to S. Central Iraq and Sudan. Notes: Wild in Libya, common in sandy and rocky places.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Zliten-Misurata Plain Benghazi Plain
Research station of Agriculture faculties 2017  Researches Station of Agriculture Faculty, University of Tripoli 2021 Leptus Megna 2004  Kaam area 2005  Misurata 2006 Wadi El-Ghattara 2010
Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder Ghat area 
Msallata National Park (Shaafeen) 2013 (22 km) S.W. Messa, Wadi El-Kauf 1967 Zawia, between Al-Merj and Taknes, (5 km) from Shahat to Baida, (20 km) from Labrag (35 km) from Lamluda, Messa, (5 km) from Baida, (15 km) from Gaigab to Martuba, Batta 1972  Tocra, Gubba 1973  Wadi Al-Agar 1999  Gebel Akhder 2007   S.of AL-Marj 2011   Al-Mansora 2013  Wadi El-Kouf 2014   Wadi Derna 2017 Ghat (Esin region) 2004  Wadi Tanezzuft 2012


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1977) Flora of Libya,  Illecebraceae  Vol. (37) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Al-Sghair, F.G. and Mahklouf, M.H. (2021) Vegetation Survey for Vascular Plants of Protected Area of the University of Tripoli-Libya. Species. Vol.22 (69), 2021.,  Vegetation Survey of the University of Tripoli 2021
Ab-AzizaF.B., ElBarasi, Y.M. and Rahil, R.O. (2017) Flora, Vegetation and Human Activities of Wadi Derna-El-JabalResearch article I Botany l Version 1., VegetationWadi Derna 2017
Nasif, M. A., Al-Ganoni, A. M., Knotch, O. M., Nafees. A. A. (2017) Survey of weeds in the research station of the Faculty of Agriculture-University of Tripoli. Libyan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, No. (1) Vol (22) p. (35-46). (In Arabic) الحشائش في محطة ابحاث كلية الزراعة 2017
El-Mokasabi, F M. (2014) Floristic Composition and Traditional Uses of Plant Species at Wadi Al-kuf, Al-Jabal Al-Akhder, Libya. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 14 (8): 685-697, 2014, ISSN 1818-769,IDOSI Publications,2014DOI:10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2014.14.08.12375. Plant Species at Wadi Al-kuf 2014
Abusaief, H. M. A. and Dakhil, A. H. (2013) The floristic composition of Rocky habitat of Al Mansora in Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar- Libya. New York Science Journal 2013; 6(5). Al Mansora in Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar 2013
Al-Masalati, N. A. A. (2013) Plant diversity across the altitudes of the Msallata National Park Reserve Mountains. Master Thesis. Botany Department-College of Science-University of Benghazi-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
EL-Barasi, Y. M., Barrani, M. W., Abdelsalam, O. EL-Amrouni, N., Mohamad, F. (2011) Check list of flora and vegetation on south EL-Marj zone: south EL-Jabal EL-Akhadar. Libya. Annals of Faculty Engineering Hunedoara-International Journal of Engineering. Tome IX (Year 2011). Fascicule 3. ISSN 1584-2673, 141-146. flora and vegetation on south EL-Marj zone 2011
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
El-Barasi, Y.M. & Mohammad, J.F. (2007) Comparative Study of the Seed Bank of Arable Land and Natural Vegetation in El-Jabal El-Akhdar Plateau and Coastal Zone. Journal of Science and Its Applications, Garyounis University Press, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 1-14. Seed Bank in El-Jabal El-Akhdar 2007
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)  
Al-Shf, N. S. (2005) a taxonomic study of the plants of the Kaam region. Master Thesis, College of Science, Al-Marqab University, Al-Khums, 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)  
El-Komati, A. F. (2004) Medicinal plants in the Shapiat of Marqab, their distribution, classification and importance. Master Thesis. Biology Department- Faculty of Science-Al-Marqab University. Al-Khums. Libya. (In Arabic)  
Al-Hamadi R.I.(1999) Floristic and ecological study of Wadi Al-Agar, Master Thesis, Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Botany Department-Faculty of Science-Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya. (In Arabic)