Syrian Thistle

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Common name: Syrian Thistle
Hebrew name: ברקן סור
Latin Name: Notobasis syriaca
Habitat: Heavy Soils
Height:  60-120 cm
Distribution: Golan, Hermon, Gallilee, Upper Jordan valley, Northern valleys, Gilboa, Carmel, Samarian mountains, Samarian desert, Judean mountains, Judean desert and Dead Sea valley, Ein Gedi, Sharon, Shefela, Northern Negev, Negev hills and Eilat, Valley,
Flowering: March-May
Family: Asteraceae
Type: Pink/Purple
Protected: No
Notes: Barkan Sun