Nazareth Iris

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Common name: Nazareth Iris
Hebrew name: איריס נצרתי
Latin Name: Iris bismarckiana
Habitat: Heavy soil
Height: 40-60 cm
Distribution: Hermon, Galilee, Upper Jordan valley, Gilboa,
Flowering: Late March – Late April
Family: Iridaceae
Type: Royal Irises
Protected: Yes
Sites: Hurvat Mahoz, (W. Galilee), Giv’at HaMore (Lower Galilee)