Wildflowers: Bartsia Trixago (Bellardia) or flor-de-ouro

This week my search for wildflowers growing in the Western Algarve resulted in finding this little beauty which I discovered purely by accident when I grabbed a wall for support because an owner failed to control her frisky dog. After they left I looked down and there was this beautiful flower!

flor-de-ouro, Bartsia trixago
Bartsia trixago
Bartsia Trixago (Bellardia) or flor-de-ouro

The Bartsia Trixago or Bellardia grows in farmland and scrubland between March and July.

Ref: https://flora-on.pt/index.php#/1bellardia

Do you enjoy taking photographs of wildflowers, bugs, birds, snakes and other curiosities found in the wild?

Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wild flora or fauna in my local area. Who will join me ?

Wildflowers Growing in the Western Algarve

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