Catalan common name : Cresta de gall. Erinassos. Pàpola.
Spanish common name : Gallocresta.
Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Mediterranean
Flowering time : April. May. June. July.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Cultivated fields, path and road sides.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : Bellardia trixago is an annual cycle herb which is very frequently found along roadsides, dry wasteland and dry arable land; it is an erect plant with opposite leaves and a spike of terminal flowers. The flowers are clearly zygomorphic, with two well-defined lips, the lower one of which is whitish, sometimes yellow.