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Hippocrepis bicontorta Loisel.

Common names

Hippocrepis areolata, Hippocrepis cornigera, Horseshoe Vetch, umm ghurein

Seed pods of Horseshoe Vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta?). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
LinkSeed pods of Horseshoe Vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta?). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkHorseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Seeds of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkSeeds of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Flowers of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkFlowers of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) with flowers in sand near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
LinkHorseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) with flowers in sand near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkHorseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Prostrate plant of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkProstrate plant of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Fruits of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkFruits of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata, local name umm ghurein) in windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Shoot of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata) on windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkShoot of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata) on windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Shoot of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata) with fruits on windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkShoot of Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis bicontorta, Hippocrepis areolata) with fruits on windblown sand on southern side of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar

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