• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion, Gortyna
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Caper
Plants
Plants

Photo of flowers 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.