09 May 2019

Desert Campion – Khafra Marsh

The Desert Campion Silene villosa is an annual herb with green stem and leaves and white flowers. They occur in sandy areas and flower from February to March and occasionally into April. It measures 10-20 centimetres and is very common occurring in Bahrain, Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Can be numerous after rains.
Desert Campion Silene villosa