- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Chania, Samaria gorge
- Photo taken by: Trichas, A.
- Photo taken date: April 2003
Photo of the Starthistle, Centaurea raphanina subsp. raphanina, a perennial small plant, endemic subspecies of Crete, Kasos and Karpathos islands, Greece. It grows mainly in rock-crevices or flat clay soil areas. Its basal leaves form a rosette and are often gathered for salads. The Starthistle of the photo is in Samaria gorge, Crete, Greece.