Series: "Wild flowers of Crete"
Legousia pentagonia is an annual plant with many stems. Its lower leaves inverted ovate in shape and stalked, the upper leaves stalkless. The corolla is up to 3cm and pentagonal in shape - hence its name. The calyx is downy with sharply-pointed lobes to 1/3 of the corolla. The plant flowers from March till June in stony locations and phrygana.
Image: Kato Saktouria (Crete) - 10/04/2010
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