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Large Sternbergia

Sternbergia clusiana


It is a protected bulb in Israel, and rather rare, found in patches all over the eastern parts of the country. During its blooming time, its site are places of pilgrim for nature lovers. The huge flowers are visited by many insects that are attracted to the scents secreted in small glands, found at the petal's tips.


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Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 6 months ago

Interesting spotting, Ori...well done!

DanielePralong 6 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated Ori!

מועצה אזורית גולן, מחוז הצפון, Israel

Lat: 33.31, Long: 35.78

Spotted on Oct 15, 2018
Submitted on Oct 18, 2018

Spotted for mission

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