Blepharis attenuata

Blepharis attenuata

Blepharis attenuata is a spiny perennial of the extreme desert. Flowers bluish lip-like. The plant dries out for years with its seeds, after rain the seeds are shot out of the plant and glued to stones, thus not lost in flood.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderLamiales
FamilyAcanthaceae
GenusBlepharis
SpeciesBlepharis attenuata
Photographed in
Israel