Common Gladiolus

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Common name: Common Gladiolus
Hebrew name: סייפן התבואה
Latin Name: Gladiolus italicus
Habitat: Heavy Soils
Height: 40-80 cm
Distribution: Gallilee, Mediterranean coast, Northern valleys, Carmel, Samarian mountains, Judean mountains, Sharon, Shefela, Northern Negev
Flowering: March-April
Family: Iridaceae
Type: Pink/Purple
Protected: Yes
Notes:  Common in and around fields