Flora & Fauna - Wild Flowers of Andalucía

Spanish sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus - Guisante de olor © Michelle Chaplow
Spanish sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus - Guisante de olor © Michelle Chaplow

Andalucia is host to a very rich variety of wildflowers in widely diverse habitats, some species growing nowhere else. Here we present a brief list of some of the more common wild flowers found in Andalucia.

Wild flowers in Andalucia ©Michelle Chaplow
Wild flowers in Andalucia







Books

Wild plants of Southern Spain: A guide to the native plants of Andalucia  Andalucia is one of the most florally diverse regions in the world, this new and up to date guide by Tony Hall, Arboretum and Gardens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will give you all the information you need, including beautiful photos and distribution maps, to identitfy the over 500 species found in this area.

Common Wildflowers of Spain, author Austen Colwell has built on his weekly wildflowers feature in "Sur in English" to put together a guide of value to both the casual observer, with no scientific knowledge, and the keen botanist.
A Selection of Wildflowers of Southern Spain, by Betty Molesworth Allen a classic look at wildflowers of Southern Spain. 
Wild Flowers of Spain, by Clive Innes
Wildflowers in Eastern Andalucia, by Sarah Ball

 

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