Ferula communis   Giant Fennel

Ferula communis Gozo Ferula communis Cyprus

This spectacular plant is dotted all over Northern Cyprus (RHS) and is as big as it looks - the size of a small sapling. It was just as common and impressive on Gozo at the othe rend of the Mediterranean. It does occasionally appear in the British Isles and has been foun on six different sites around East Anglia - one of the driest parts of the British Isles.

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Ferula communis Giant Fennel

Ta' Cenc Plateau, Gozo 25th March 2005

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Ferula communis Giant Fennel

Hillside near Hizarkoy Northern Cyprus, 8th April 2004

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Ferula communis Giant Fennel

Ta' Cenc Plateau, Gozo 25th March 2005

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Ta' Cenc Plateau, Gozo 25th March 2005(LHS) & Hillside near Hizarkoy Northern Cyprus (RHS), 8th April 2004

Added on Jan 12th 05, amended 7th Feb 07, March 12th 08, updated 14th Jan 09, updated 30th March 2010

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