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Crocus

In Lesvos the species Crocus biflorus subsp. Nubigena, a plant of the eastern Aegean region and in western Asia Minor. Its perianth color usually is rose or light purple. The anthers are black, while the style stigmata are yellow or orange. It blooms from February to April and it thrives in dry meadows or at altitudes between 600-1800 m.