Name: Kebaisha

Scientific name: Erodium glaucophyllum

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Violet

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 30 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Perennial herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in gypsum desert, shallow or compacted silty soils. Particularly numerous at Dukhan (John Norton); also recorded Ras Laffan (John Norton), Al Wakra, Al Karaanah (earlier authors). Uses: El Amin notes that it is grazed by animals, although Mandaville says that some bedouin report that overgrazing on this species can lead to bloat.

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