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Gladiolus communis L. (Iridaceae)

Genus: Gladiolus.

Species: Gladiolus communis.

Got bulbs from the field near us on 14 May 2017

Native of southern Europe from Spain and France to Greece, Turkey and Iran (?), growing in fields and scrub, flowering from April to August. Flowers not all facing one way, not crowded, usually with ten to twenty flowers on the often branches spike ("BULBS").

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