Gladiolus illyricus   Wild Gladiolus

Gladiolus illyricus

There was only one plant of this plant growing in low scrub in a very dry stony conditions but this is the habitat it prefers. This is the European version of the very rare plant which grows amongst the bracken and scrub in the much damper New Forest in the U.K.

Near Carboneras, Spain 19th March 2007

Added 26th January 2009, updated 2nd April 2010, updated 29th January 2013

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