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Wild thyme, Euphorbia acanthothamnos, and a distant lighthouse – Kefalonia, Greece

January 3, 2012

The predominant plant you see (virtually no leaves because it’s winter) is wild thyme. The darker green shrub is Euphorbia acanthothamnos, also known as Greek spiny spurge, of the Euphorbiaceae family.


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  1. January 3, 2012 10:08:50 pm

    I’m learning alot from your pictures and travels. thank you!!!

    • January 4, 2012 10:08:47 am

      Thank you for visiting and for the kind words, please come again soon. I’ll definitely take a look through your blog. Great title, small house big garden, describes my general philosophy exactly.

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    January 4, 2012 10:08:18 am

    Another beautiful and essential picture! Thank you!

  3. January 4, 2012 10:08:20 am

    sorry I forgot to sign

    • January 4, 2012 10:08:35 am

      Antonio, thank you for the comment. I checked out your website (… looks great, I’ll be visiting again. Is your book published in English?


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