- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Rethymno, Lochria forest
- Photo taken by: Dretakis, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of Κermes oak, Quercus coccifera, in its natural environment. 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.