Wild flowers. Mallorca’s fields and woodlands come to life in the spring and summer. The vegetation is typically Mediterranean, and we find many endemic species, including a great number of small orchids.
The Genista lucida, a prickly bush, is endemic to Mallorca’s pine forests and thickets.
There are other similar bushes, like the genista majorica, that populate the Serra de Tramuntana.
The Asphodelus aestivus boasts beautiful strong stems with multiple white flowers that look like miniature lilies.
We can also find the Convolvulus althaeoides L, a pretty climber with serrated leaves and bell shaped flowers.
The Cistus albidus L. is a bush with red flowers and light green leaves, a feature of the woodlands; in Mallorca, it is known as the estepa blanca.
And then there is the Cistus monspeliensis L. that has a woodier appearance, with dark green leaves and large bright white flowers.
Lavender (Lavándula latifolia) is cultivated ornamentally, but in some cases, it grows wild. It flowers during the spring.
And we can’t forget the daisies (Chrysanthemum coronarium) and poppies that embellish so many fields.