Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : West Mediterranean
Flowering time : April. May. June. July. August.
Life-forms : Heliophyte. Hydrophyte.
Habitat : Marshes and humid soils.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : A perennial plant, that can grow up to 60 cm. in height, and is easy to easy to identify when it s white flowers emerge. Stems are erect and angular with leaves divided in very narrow segments. The plant gets its name from the fruit morphology, as these organs are characteristically swollen and have a spherical (globular) form.