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Crocus aleppicus

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Corm tunic with parallel fibres. Leaves numerous, 1-1.5mm broad. Flowers about 8cm high, white with variable purple veining externally, the throat yellow, winter. Western Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, sandy hills and rocky places up to 1800m. Somewhat tender and requires protection.

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