شوك الضب المهدب
Small, spiny plant; 2-3 cm, purple, tubular flowers; each flower has a 3-lobed, veined corolla limb supported by a long, spiny bract. When moistened by rain, the seed capsules open explosively and shoot the seeds in the air.
Hot regions including the Dead Sea, Wadi Araba, Wadi Rum, and Aqaba.
Late spring to autumn.
Root ashes are mixed with other ingredients to make the kohl mascara.