Capparis spinosa ~ Egyptian Caper

Capparis spinosa ~ Egyptian Caper

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Family: CAPPARACEAE

Perennial, shrubby plant, 1-1.5 m long, with many hanging, spiny stems, hairless

Leaves: 2-3 cm, dark green, ovate to rounded, thick, smooth

Flowers: 4-6 cm in diameter, white-pink, with many long spreading stamens, showy
Flowering: April-August

Fruits: 3-5 cm long, cylindrical, pendulous

Habitat: Common on roadsides and waste grounds, in Irbid, Ajloun, Jarash, Salt, Amman, Karak and Tafila



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