Scientific Name: Crotalaria saharae Classical Arabic Name: ‫[ الفولة‬Foula


Location: East of Laâyoune , Morocco Photographed: May 2013

Brief Description: A perennial that averages 30 to 50 centimeters tall, it is present in the northern and central Sahara, the southern regions of Morocco and Libya. Camels seek out this plant species for forage. In southwest Libya, there are wadis named after the Taureg name for the species ‘in-afarfar’ [│ •][•O][•O in Tinifagh] because of there abundance.

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