Scientific Name: Centaurea pungens

Location: East of Laâyoune , Morocco Photographed: April 2013

Sahraoui [Hassaniyya] Name: ‫[ بوالنعمان‬Bou en Na’amân]

Brief Description: A thorny annual that reaches a height of 30 to 40 centimeters. North of the Western Sahara, Moroccan Amazigh communities use the flower in flavoring milk, yoghurt and cheese. It is unknown if Hassaniyya speakers do the same.