The Strange And Beautiful Forests Of Cork Trees
Unlike most types of forestry, only the bark is useful to making cork. As a result, whole forests in Spain and Portugal are filled with gorgeous, half-exposed trees.
Forests of the Iberian Peninsula
The woodlands of the Iberian Peninsula are distinct ecosystems on the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal). Although the various regions are each characterized by distinct vegetation, the borders be...
Forests of the Iberian Peninsula - Wikipedia
Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests
Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests is an ecoregion, in the temperate coniferous forest biome, which occupies the high mountain ranges of North Africa and southern Spain. The term is also a botan...
Mediterranean Acacia-Argania dry woodlands
The Mediterranean Acacia-Argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets is a Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub ecoregion that occupies 1,000,000 km (390,000 sq mi) in Morocco, n...
Mediterranean Acacia-Argania dry woodlands - Wikipedia
The Strange And Beautiful Forests Of Cork Trees
Unlike most types of forestry, only the bark is useful to making cork. As a result, whole forests in Spain and Portugal are filled with gorgeous, half-exposed trees.
List of ecoregions in Spain
The following is a list of ecoregions in Spain, including the Canary Islands, Ceuta, Melilla, and the Plazas de soberanía, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
List of ecoregions in Spain - Wikipedia
Fraxinus excelsior
Fraxinus excelsior — known as the ash, or European ash or common ash to distinguish it from other types of ash — is a species of Fraxinus native to most of Europe from Portugal to Russia, with the ex...
Fraxinus excelsior - Wikipedia
Retama is a genus of flowering bushes in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the broom tribe, Genisteae. Retama broom bushes are found natively in North Africa, the Levant and some parts of sou...
Retama - Wikipedia
Stipa gigantea
Stipa gigantea, commonly called giant feather grass, giant needle grass, or golden oats, is a bunchgrass in the genus Stipa, native to southern Europe. It occurs in Spain and other Mediterranean count...
Stipa gigantea - Wikipedia
Salvinia natans
Salvinia natans (commonly known as floating fern, floating watermoss, floating moss, or commercially, Water Butterfly Wings) is an annual floating aquatic fern, which can appear superficially similar ...
Salvinia natans - Wikipedia
Erysimum cazorlense
Erysimum cazorlense is a short-lived, mostly monocarpic herb endemic to the Cazorla and Segura mountain ranges, SE Spain.It grows from 1500 to 2000 meters above sea level and inhabits Pinus nigra fore...
Erysimum cazorlense - Wikipedia
Calamagrostis epigejos
Calamagrostis epigejos, common names wood small-reed or bushgrass, is a species of grass in the Poaceae family which is native to Eurasia and Africa. It is found from average moisture locales to salt ...
Calamagrostis epigejos - Wikipedia
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum is a common species of fern known by the common name black spleenwort. It is found mostly in Africa, Europe, and Eurasia, but is also native to a few locales in Mexico and th...
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum - Wikipedia
Viola cornuta
Viola cornuta (horned pansy, horned violet) is a low-growing, clump-forming temperate evergreen perennial in the genus Viola (violet), native to the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantábrica of northern ...
Viola cornuta - Wikipedia
Naufraga balearica is a species of flowering plant in the Apiaceae family, and the only species in the genus Naufraga. It is endemic to the Spanish island of Majorca, where it is found only at the bas...
Naufraga - Wikipedia
Epilobium alsinifolium
Epilobium alsinifolium is a species of willowherb known by the common name chickweed willowherb. This small flowering plant can be found in European arctic regions and further south in mountainous reg...
Epilobium alsinifolium - Wikipedia
Caralluma burchardii
Caralluma burchardii is a fleshy and superficially cactus-like plant that belongs to the genus Caralluma in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the family Apocynaceae. This species is native to the easte...
Caralluma burchardii - Wikipedia
Mentha aquatica
Mentha aquatica (water mint; syn. Mentha hirsuta Huds.) is a perennial plant in the genus Mentha, that grows in damp places and is native to much of Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia.
Mentha aquatica - Wikipedia
Femeniasia balearica is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae (Compositae), and the only species in the genus Femeniasia.
Femeniasia is endemic to the north-western coast of Minorc...
Femeniasia - Wikipedia
Cytinus hypocistis
Cytinus hypocistis is an ant-pollinated species of parasitic plant in the family Cytinaceae having four subspecies. It is found primarily in locations that surround the Mediterranean Sea, and is the t...
Cytinus hypocistis - Wikipedia
Sedum reflexum
Sedum reflexum or Sedum rupestre, also known as reflexed stonecrop, blue stonecrop, Jenny's stonecrop and prick-madam, is a species of perennial succulent plant of the genus Sedum, native to northern,...
Sedum reflexum - Wikipedia
Thymus capitatus
Thymus capitatus is a compact, woody perennial native to Mediterranean Europe and Turkey.The plant has with rising stems and narrow, fleshy, oil-gland-dotted, green leaves to 12 mm (0.47 in...
Thymus capitatus - Wikipedia
Teucrium scorodonia
Teucrium scorodonia, common name the wood sage or woodland germander, is a perennial herb belonging to the genus Teucrium of the Lamiaceae family. It is native to Western Europe and Tunisia, cultiva...
Teucrium scorodonia - Wikipedia