plants in qatar

Parasitic plant Desert Hyacinth (Cistanche tubulosa, dhanoon, Tartuth) with a host plant, salt tolerant succulent Arthrocnemum macrostachyum (glasswort). Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
Yellow and maroon flower buds emerging from sand of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) appear in a desert after recent rains. Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
Pyramid flower spike of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth). Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
Pyramid spikes of bright yellow flowers of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) with a fly. Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
Flower spikes of bright yellow flowers of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) popping from cyanobacterial crust of salt marsh. Southeast coastal area near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
Pyramid spike of bright yellow flowers of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) with mangrove in background. Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, January 29, 2010
White berries on a desert bush Ochradenus baccatus (Pearl Plant, Taily Weed, local name Gurdhi or qurDi) in Ras Abrouq peninsula in west central coastal area, north from Zekreet. Qatar, February 13, 2010
Narrow-leaved asphodel (Asphodelus tenuifolius, local name Bwraq or barwaq) in Ras Abrouq peninsula in west central coastal area, north from Zekreet. Qatar, February 13, 2010
Cut-leaved Storkbill (Erodium laciniatum, Hanbaz, qarnwah) in Ras Abrouq peninsula in west central coastal area, north from Zekreet. Qatar, February 13, 2010
False sowthistle (Reichardia tingitana, local name Hawzan or mureer, Hawdhan) in Ras Abrouq peninsula in west central coastal area, north from Zekreet. Qatar, February 13, 2010
Thorn Acacia (Acacia ehrenbergiana, local name Salam) trimmed by grazing camels in desert near Cave of Brightness in south central area. Qatar, February 19, 2010
Grey mangroves (Avicennia marina, qurm, shourah) surrounded by aerial roots (pneumatophores) at low tide in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
Blooming Zygophyllum simplex (Tetraena simplex, harm, hureim) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
Flowers of a desert heliotrope (turnsole, Heliotropium bacciferum, local name Ramram) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
Succulent leaves of Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
Flowers of Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
Blooming Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
Coastal halophyte Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
Leaves of coastal halophyte Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
White flower of Egyptian Fig-marigold (slenderleaf ice plant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, local name Ghasoul) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
Blooming Egyptian Fig-marigold (slenderleaf ice plant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
Dandelion like flower of Launaea mucronata(?) in Al Jassasiya rock carvings archeological site, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 4, 2010
Desert plant Herniaria hemistemon (local name Ghebayra) with tiny leaves and flowers in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Tiny flower of lunaria (Savignya parviflora, local name Gilgilan) in desert on hills of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Succulent leaves of salt tolerant plant Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) in desert on hills of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Yellow flowers of Arabian Primrose (Arnebia hispidissima) in desert on hills of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Cluster of yellow spring flowers of Arabian Primrose (Arnebia hispidissima, local name Hasheshat al arneb) in desert on hills of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians with edible, softly spinous, fleshy follicles (jarawah, fruit). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Seedling of Zygophyllum qatarense germinated after recent rains. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Parasitic plants Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) in bloom. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Flower of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Bladder dock (Rumex vesicarius, local name Hummeid) in a desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Purple flower of Fagonia indica or ovalifolia(?) (local name Dhreima or DHuraymah, shwaikah) in a desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Seedling of a desert plant Zygophyllum qatarense. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Succulent plant Zygophyllum simplex (Tetraena simplex, harm, hureim) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Seed pods of Horseshoe Vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta?). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Flower bud of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Blooming Horsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 11, 2010
Helianthemum lippii (local name raqrouq), a host plant for truffles, desert mushrooms that are gathered in spring. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Purple flower of Monsonia heliotropioides (geranium family) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Yellow flower of Arabian Primrose (Arnebia hispidissima) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Small yellow flower of Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Scarlet pea (Indigofera intricata, local name Hameira) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Desert grass Panicum turgidum Forssk. (local name Thummam). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Blooming Zygophyllum simplex (Tetraena simplex, local name Daa, harm, hureim) in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Small yellow flower of Arabian Primrose (Arnebia hispidissima). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Seed pods of milkvetch (Astragalus eremophilus, local name Khawatim al bar). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Blooming bush of desert thorn Lycium shawii. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Black seeds of Brown Lily (Dipcadi erythraeum, local name Mesielmo). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Tiny fruits (globose-ovoid capsules) of small asphodel lily Asphodelus tenuifolius. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Brown pentagonal stellate prostrate, depressed centrally fruits of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Desert species of morning glory (Convolvulus cephalopodus). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Star shaped prostrate yellow flowers of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Dandelion like seed head in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Desert species of plantain (Plantago ciliata, local name Rablah). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Tiny green caterpillar on blooming grass in desert. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Orange berry (Masaa) of desert thorn (Lycium shawii, local name Awsaj). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Dandelion like flower of false sowthistle (Reichardia tingitana) on a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya site, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, February 25, 2011
Dandelion like flower of Launaea mucronata(?) on a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya site, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, February 25, 2011
Salt tolerant plant Herniaria hemistemon (local name Ghebayra) growing in a depression in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 25, 2011
Pyramid flower spike of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Flowers of Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Flower spike of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Parasitic plant Desert Hyacinth (Cistanche tubulosa, dhanoon, Tartuth) with a host plant, salt tolerant succulent Arthrocnemum macrostachyum (glasswort, local name shnaan) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Blooming bush of desert thorn Lycium shawii in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Coastal halophyte Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Blooming Zygophyllum qatarense in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Close up of Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Red succulent leaves of Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Colony of Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata, khurreyz, string of beads ) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Bright yellow flowers of a parasitic plant Cistanche tubulosa (desert hyacinth, dhanoon, Tartuth). Salt marsh near Mesaieed, Qatar, March 18, 2011
Anabasis setifera (local name hamd al arnab) east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 9, 2011
Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) plant east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 9, 2011
Saltwort (Salsola imbricata) with a winged fruit east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 9, 2011
Close up of Zygophyllum qatarense plant east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 9, 2011
Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) plant east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2011
Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) plant with fruits east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2011
Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) plant in sand east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2011
Tetraena qatarense (Zygophyllum qatarense) plant with small flowers east from Arch (Rainbow) Roundabout. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2011
Flowers of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera) growing near entrance of Dar Al Salam Compound. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2012
Soft buds of milkweed Glossonema varians in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Tiny flower of lunaria (Savignya parviflora, local name Gilgilan) in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Dandelion like flower of Launaea mucronata(?) in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Sand button (creeping thorn rose, Neurada procumbens, local name saadan) in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Yellow distaff-thistle (Atractylis carduus, local names jalwa, laymoony, shuwwaykh) in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Senna italica (Cassia) plant in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Flowers of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Blooming Filago desertorum (local name quTeyna) in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Bladder dock (Rumex vesicarius, local name Hummeid or Hanzab, Hambaz) in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Herniaria hemistemon (local name Ghebayra) with tiny leaves in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Ants feeding on Senna italica (Cassia) plant in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Seeds of Bladder dock (Rumex vesicarius, local name Hummeid) in desert of Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near Al Ruwais (Shamal Road). Qatar, March 3, 2012
Dandelion like flower of false sowthistle (Reichardia tingitana) near Al Ruwais (Shamal Road). Qatar, March 3, 2012
Flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near Northern Road (Shamal). Qatar, March 7, 2012
Clover like flowers of Trigonella stellata near Northern Road (Shamal). Qatar, March 7, 2012
Silk floss tree (Chorisia speciosa, Ceiba speciosa, baobab family) in a park of Aspire Academy. Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2012
Desert Hyacinth (Cistanche tubulosa) with a host plant, a salt tolerant succulent, at Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Buck s horn groundsel (Senecio glaucus, mureer) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Small yellow flowers of Buck s horn groundsel (Senecio glaucus, mureer) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Egyptian Fig-marigold (slenderleaf ice plant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, local name Ghasoul) in dunes of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Dried parasitic plant Cynomorium coccineum (desert, or red thumb, tarthuth) in dunes of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Small flower of Egyptian Fig-marigold (slenderleaf ice plant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, local name Ghasoul) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Tiny desert flowers of European seaheath (Frankenia pulverulenta) growing in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
European seaheath (Frankenia pulverulenta) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Seedling of a salt tolerant plant Anabasis setifera in dunes of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Blooming Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Flowers of Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Sedge (Cyperus conglomeratus) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
Desert flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) with a fly on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Desert flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Side lit desert yellow flowers of Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Yellow flowers of Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Dandelion like flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) with an ant on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Desert species of morning glory (Convolvulus prostratus)(?) on a rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 31, 2012
Honey bee on a flower of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Bee on opening flower of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera, local name ashkhar) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Dense multiflowered inflorescence (umbellate cyme arising from the nodes and appearing axillary or terminal) of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera, local name ashkhar) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Blooming branch with fruits (fleshy, inflated, subglobose follicle) of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera, local name ashkhar) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Pentamerous flowers of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera, local name ashkhar) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Side lit flowers of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera, local name ashkhar) taken from a plant growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2012
Dehisced seedpod (follicle) releasing seeds (silky white pappus) of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera) growing from a wall of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2012
Dandelion like flower of Launaea nudicaulis (native name huwa ghazal) on a lawn near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, March 9, 2013
Dandelion like flower of a desert plant huwa ghazal (Launaea nudicaulis) near Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, March 9, 2013
Brownish plant Cornulaca aucheri(?) (local name thalj) at the foot of a sand dune near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Desert plant with yellow flowers Pulicaria undulata (Kootkaat, Rabool, Rabl, Rabd, Ghobbeira, Ghobbayra-a, Shaay gabali) near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Desert plant Zygophyllum qatarense near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Close up of desert plant Zygophyllum qatarense near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Desert plant Zygophyllum qatarense in sand near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Flower buds of desert plant Zygophyllum qatarense near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Taking nature picture of a desert plant in area of dunes near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Desert plant of aster family with yellow flowers Pulicaria undulata (Kootkaat, Rabool, Rabl, Rabd, Ghobbeira, Ghobbayra-a, Shaay gabali) in area of dunes near Harrarah, west from Mesayeed, south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 19, 2013
Purple desert flower of Scrophularia deserti (Al-Jar or Afaina in Arabic) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Desert flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Dandelion like flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flowers of Helianthemum kahiricum near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
False sowthistle (Reichardia tingitana, local name Hawzan or mureer, Hawdhan) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Spherical seed pods of Reseda muricata with ants in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Globular seed pods of Reseda muricata with ants in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Halophyte plant Zygophyllum qatarense in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Rosette of drying leaves of storkbill (Erodium glaucophyllum?) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Desert plant Herniaria hemistemon (local name Ghebayra) with tiny leaves near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Inflorescence of Helianthemum kahiricum near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Tiny brown desert flowers of Heliotropium bacciferum(?) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Seedling of milkweed Glossonema varians in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Flower of desert species of morning glory (Convolvulus cephalopodus) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Desert species of morning glory (Convolvulus cephalopodus) near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flower of Launaea mucronata (local name Huwa ghazal) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Two yellow flowers of Helianthemum kahiricum in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flower of false sowthistle (Reichardia tingitana(?)) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flower of Aaronsohnia factorovskyi in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Aster like yellow flower of Aaronsohnia factorovskyi in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Small yellow flowers of Aaronsohnia factorovskyi in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Flowers of Helianthemum kahiricum in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Blooming Helianthemum kahiricum in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Rhanterium epapposum (native name Arfaj) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow flowers of Haplophyllum tuberculatum (local name Meseika) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Fluffy seeds of a plant of aster family in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Plant with silvery leaves Pulicaria gnaphalodes in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Pubescent leaves of Pulicaria gnaphalodes in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Furry leaves of Pulicaria gnaphalodes in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Blooming Rhanterium epapposum (native name Arfaj) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Seedling of milkweed Glossonema varians near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Patch of rounded crustose lichen Caloplaca aurantia on a stone in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Crustose lichen Caloplaca aurantia with orange-brown apothecia crowded in the center of the thallus on a limestone rock in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Yellow distaff-thistle (Atractylis carduus, local names jalwa, laymoony, shuwwaykh) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Sclerocephalus arabicus in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Dry Arnebia hispidissima(?) in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Round patch of Caloplaca aurantia lichen on a stone in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Dehisced seedpod (follicle) releasing seeds (silky white pappus) of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera) near stone fence of Dar Al Salam Compound, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2013
Glasswort on a beach in Al Aaliya Island (Jazirat al Aliyah). Qatar, March 27, 2013
Al Kheriza beach plant (Halopeplis perfoliata) in Safliya Island near Doha. Qatar, April 3, 2013
A flower and fruits of DHuraymah desert plant (Fagonia bruguieri) found near Dar Al Salam Compound in Abu Hamour. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2013
DHuraymah desert plant (Fagonia bruguieri) found near Dar Al Salam Compound in Abu Hamour. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2013
Prostrate clump (mat) of stems of slenderleaf iceplant (Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank farm in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Mats of slenderleaf iceplant (Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum) among rocks on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Reddish mats of slenderleaf iceplant (Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Shoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Shoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with flowers and ovaries on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Knob-like cylindrical fleshy leaves of slenderleaf iceplant (Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Emerging seeds of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013