Lotus glinoides (6)
|This very small lotus is found in hot and dry deserts from the Arbian Peninsula through North Africa, to the Canary Islands. In Israel it is found only at the very south, in the mountains near Eilat, indeed a very dry and hot place. See the WS a landscape picture of the mountains|
The flowers are very small, about 8 mm long. Note the bud and the fruit. The WS shows an entire prostrate plant.