• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion, Rouvas forest
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Κermes Οak

Photo of Κermes oak, Quercus coccifera. This evergreen oak has leathery dark green spiny leaves and their size vary. Its normal form it is a big shrub, but when conditions allow it, it can become a big tree. Compared to other oaks, it is very resistant to draught.