• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Lasithi, Zakros
  • Photo taken by:
    Hilger, Η. Η.
  • Photo taken date:
    September 2002
Caper
Plants
Plants

Photo of Caper, Capparis spinosa in its natural environment. This sprawling thorny shrub, is widespread from rocky habitats and seashore cliffs, to abandoned fields. Its buds and fruits are edible and are picked for salads. It has an extraordinary tolerance to the summer drought.