Lortet’s Iris

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Common name: Lortet’s Iris
Hebrew name: איריס הדור
Latin Name: Iris lortetii
Habitat: Heavy soil
Height: 40-60 cm
Distribution: Golan, Hermon
Flowering: Late March – Late April
Family: Iridaceae
Type: Royal Irises
Protected: Yes
Sites: Near Kibbutz Malkiyya, Tel Hazor (Galilee)