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Flowering plants this month
Maltese Fleabane (Chiliadenus bocconei, Tulliera ta’ Malta)
The endemic Maltese Fleabane, is a small bush with a woody stem, which flowers between August and November and so, it is visited by numerous bees and wasps during the summer season, when few other wild flora are in bloom. The 50c of the old Malta currency, used to depict the Maltese Fleabane.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgaris, Bużbież)
The sweet scent of the fennel leaves is unmistakable during summer when the yellow-flowered umbers are visible. The Wild fennel thrives in numerous habitats, ranging from garrigue to abandoned land. Wild Fennel seeds,as sold in small packets at The Centre are often used to flavour food dishes.
Silvery Ragwort (Jacobea maritima, Kromb il-Baħar Isfar)