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Polycarpon prostratum (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf., it is an annual plants. Stems prostrate or ascending, ± woody at base, 10–25 cm, pubescent or glabrous. Leaf blade obovate or spatulate, 5–15(–25) × 1.5–2.5(–5) mm, glabrous, base attenuate, apex acute., Life Form:Th,   Flowering in: Almost the year,   Vern:—————,   Phytochoria: Tr+S.Tr, The native range of this species is Africa to Syria, NE. Pakistan to S. China and Indo-China.  Notes: Wild in Libya, a very common species in sandy wadis and other damp places

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Zliten-Misurata Plain Benghazi Plain
Tripoli 1967, 1977 Liptis Magna  1968 Gaminis to Benghazi 1968  Deriana 1972
Al-Jabal Al-Akhder Marmarica Plateau
Karsa, Ras El-Hilal to Derna, Wadi Derna 1968  Susa, Shahat 1970  (5 km) from Susa to Shahat, Shahat, Martuba 1972   Wadi Mahbool 1973  Wadi Zaza 2003 Omm Rezum 1968


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1978) Flora of Libya,  Caryophyllaceae  Vol. (59) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
El-Barasi, Y. M., EI-Sherif, l. M. & Gawhari, A. M. H.(2003) Checklist and analysis of the flora and vegetation of Wadi Zaza at AI-Jabal AI Akhdar (Cyrenaica, Libya). Bocconea 16 (2): 1091-1105. 2003. – ISSN 1120-4060.  , flora and vegetation of Wadi Zaza 2003_compressed