Other species

From the rich flora of our region, it is worth mentioning a few more impressive species. One of the most beautiful flowers, the Peony (Paeonia clusii subsp. Clusii) that is found in only a few areas in mountainous and semi-mountainous zone. It is endemic in the southern Aegean, spring blooms and makes large white flowers. The bulb type Colchicum macrophyllum, endemic Eastern Aegean has large pink flowers and is found mainly in the autumn cultivated and uncultivated fields. Also, various types Crocuses grow in such kind Crocus laevigatus that blooms from November to January. Spring bloom and some types of irises like the kind Hermodactylus tuberosus and type Moraea sisyrinchium encountered at altitudes up to 900 m

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