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Colchicum antilibanoticum

Colchicum antilibanoticum
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-11-02
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D610, AF Micro Nikkor 60mm
Exposure: f/22, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-11-29 21:52
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A small autumnal cormous plant. Flowers white, bloom without leaves. Perianth segments elongate, anthers black, pollen yellow. Leaves hairless. Colchicum antilibanoticum is a shy and beautiful plant blooming in October to early November in Mt Hermon and in the Anti-Lebanon mountains. It occurs together with 3 species of Crocus. The flowers appear normally without leaves, which appear much later after snow melts in April. In Israel it is a protected species.

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