• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Peloponnese, Taygetos mt
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Prickly Thrift
Phrygana diorama
Alpine ecosystem

Photo of the Prickly Thrift, Acantholimon echinus subsp. echinus, in bloom, on Taygetos mt, in Peloponissos, Greece. It is a spiny cushion mountain subshrub, growing on rocky slopes above 1700 m. It has needle-like leaves and funnel-shaped flowers.