A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Buttercups.

This is the Bermuda buttercup or Cape sorrel (Oxalis pes-caprae), a widespread weed found everywhere in the Mediterranean. It was introduced into Malta c1806 as a garden plant. Still, pretty enough here after days of rain and cold.

 

 

 

 

And here is exactly the same plant but as a double!

For some reason prolific at the bottom of the Pedi Valley.

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