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Galilee Lizard orchid

Himantoglossum caprinum

Description:

An erect tall orchid. Flowers have a long narrow lip, similar to a lizard's tail, hence the plant's name. Leaves dry during blooming that takes place in early summer.

Habitat:

open woodland

Notes:

rare and endangered in N Israel

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מועצה אזורית גולן, מחוז הצפון, Israel

Lat: 33.30, Long: 35.74

Spotted on May 31, 2018
Submitted on Oct 12, 2018

Spotted for mission

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