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Cretan Cabbage

Brassica cretica

Description:

Brassica cretica is a coastal species, belonging to a group of Mediterranean species from which the garden cabbage was cultivated. In Israel it is found in a single population in lower Mt Carmel, just near the famous prehistoric man caves.

Habitat:

In grows on a limestone cliff. Today we found the population (100-150 plants) in full bloom. It is a local endangered species, although it is found in a nature reserve on an inaccessible cliff.

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Ori Fragman-Sapir
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Ori Fragman-Sapir

מועצה אזורית חוף הכרמל, מחוז חיפה, Israel

Spotted on Feb 24, 2009
Submitted on Dec 11, 2014

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