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Fritillaria pontica is native to mountains in Albania, Bulgaria, northern Greece and western Turkey. It grows to 20-38 cm (8-15 inches) and has a whorl of three leaves over the grey-green flowers. It was described by Mathew in The Smaller Bulbs as often having a warm brownish suffusion, especially on the apex and margins of the segments. Inside the green is shaded and veined brown with a band around the petal edges.

Similar species: Liliales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Apr 27, 2019. Captured Apr 26, 2019 09:54 in Бачковско шосе, 4230 Asenovgrad, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/2.8
  • 1/80s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm