Oncocyclus species of Israel & Jordan

 

 

Time

Distribution

Best place

Iris lortetii

Beginning of April

Upper Galilee; Shomron Mts.

Tel Hatzor

Iris bismarckiana

March

Upper & Lower Galilee

Dishon gorge, Givat Hamore

Iris hermona

mid Marc

Central Golan Heights

Mapalim crossroad

Iris atrofusca

mid March to April

South Golan, Gilead Mts., Shomron & Judea deserts, Arad to Beer Sheva

Tel Arad, Haon escarpment

Iris haynei

March

Gilboa

Gilboa – Mt. Barkan

Iris atropurpurea

mid January to February

Coastal plain

Nes Ziona, Netanya Iris reserve

Iris bostrensis*

Second half of March

North Jordan

Ramtha to Mafraq

Iris nigricans*

April

Moab Mts. (Jordan)

East to Kerak

Iris petrana

April

March

Edom (Jordan)

North Negev, Yerucham to Dimona

Dana Nature reserve

Yerucham Iris reserve

Iris mariae

Beginning of March

Sand dunes of the Western Negev

Agur dunes, Kibutz Magen

*  In Jordan only

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Royal Irises in Culture and Art

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Species list - maps and flowering time

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Pollination

Pollination of the Royal Irises

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