• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Crete isl.
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    October 2005
Carob tree

Photo of a Carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, in Crete, Greece. An evergreen tree or shrub typical of the maquis vegetation. It grows in dry rocky places and is also often planted for its shade or its large sweet tasting pods that are used mainly as fodder for livestock.