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Flowering plants this month
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare, Bużbież)
The sweet scent of the aromatic fennel is unmistakable during these times of the year, while yellow-flowered umbers are visible. The wild fennel thrives in numerous habitats.Wild Fennel seeds are available for sale at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre in small packets, and are ideal to flavour food dishes.
Hare’s Tail Grass (Lagurus ovatus, Denb il-Fenek)
This grass is native to the Mediterranean region and it is quite common along Dingli Cliffs, found also in disturbed habitats and abandoned agricultural land. The flower panicle is elongated, soft, hairy and greyish resembling rabbits’ tails. The flowers start appearing from spring.