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Crocus biflorus artvinensis

Flowering Time

Early spring

Distribution

N E Turkey

Native Climate

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Wild Habitat

Rocky places in scrub

Distinctive Features

Pale lilac flowers, bold dark central stripe, two smaller stripes.   Prominent ribs in underside of leaves

Closest Relatives

Crocus biflorus isauricus

Cultivation Requirements

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Availability

Very rare in both wild and cultivation

Photo in Alpine Garden Society Bulletin Vol 64 no 4 p465

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