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Iris mesopotamica

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Botanical Name: Iris mesopotamica (added by Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


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General Description:

Tall branched iris (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


Distinguishing Features:

Flowers pale violet (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


Preferred Habitat:

Rocky dry slopes (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


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Native Range:

Middle East (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


Status in the Wild:

Protected in Israel, where real wild populastions are found (Mt Hermon) (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)


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Additional Comments:

Commonly used as an ornamental in cemetries (Ori Fragman-Sapir, Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, 24-NOV-07)

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