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Scientific Name: Polycarpaea nivea Sahraoui [Hassaniyya] Name: ‫[ الكتكتة‬Kotekta


Location: Foum el Oued , Morocco Photographed: April 2013

Brief Description: This is a woody subshrub found in the western region of the Sahara and the Canary and Cape Verde Islands. Although it is commonly found along the shoreline, it is also present in the interior of Mauritania and Morocco. It is known in Spanish as ‘el saladillo blanco común,’ the common white saladillo.