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Flowering plants this month
Mediterranean Heather (Erica multiflora, Erika)
The Mediterranean Heath is an evergreen shrub, found in the garrigue areas of Dingli Cliffs. The narrow pink-coloured bell-shaped flowers are seen from December till about February. The flowers are rich in nectar, attracting numerous bees.
Friar’s Cowl (Arisarum vulgare, Garni tal-Pipa)
Pine Spurge (Euphorbia pinea, Tengħud Komuni)
The spurge plant is quite common and is found growing on garrigue and rocky steppes. The flowers in yellow bunches appear between February and December. The leaves are long and narrow and are something reddish.