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Silene villosa Forssk.                                                                             

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Arabic name: تربة

Annual, covered with glands, stems branching from a slightly woody base, up to 45 cm. It grows mainly in stable sand and in between dunes.

Distribution in UAE
S. villosa is common and widespread in the northern emirates.

Flowering & Fruiting
February – April

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