A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Crocus

November 10, 2014

This little plant is cropping up everywhere, often between rocks and crevices. Just a couple of inches high it is found on many Aegean islands in scrub, dry grassy places and stony habitats. It is unusual in that it keeps its flowers open all night. Not that I'm going back to check that!

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