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Not in Bloom

Distribution

ניסנית הבולבוסין - מפת תפוצה

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Description & Remarks

Tubers found at margins of an irrigated lawn at Denya suburb, Haifa brought the interesting discovery and well expressed in Yoav Orni’s letter (he found and photographed the findings):”Now the mystery of mole visiting my lawn is solved. It is common knowledge that moles do not eat roots of the lawn grass. As I wrote you, I used to find the tubers only at the margin, in places where the lawn was drying out. It never occured to me that there were tubers below the entire lawn”. Thank you Yoav for sharing your findings with us.
There is a possibility that moles are involved with dispersal of Aethorrhiza bulbosa plants. I recall now that the penetration and dispersal of Oxalis pes-capre to the woodland area at Givat Ram was achieved by female moles. They brought tubers of that plant to the mounds where they raised the young ones. The tubers which were not consumde gave rise to new plants.

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Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
נִיסָנִית הַבֻּלְבּוּסִין
English:
Hawk's beard
Synonym (Scientific):
Crepis bulbosa (L.) Tausch.

תכונות וזיהוי

  • צמחים קירחים ברוב חלקיהם יוצרים גושים צפופים בצל שיחים ועצי חורש.

    צמחים קירחים ברוב חלקיהם יוצרים גושים צפופים בצל שיחים ועצי חורש.

  • פקעת, הדומה לזו של תפוח אדמה, מפותחת על קנה-שורש ומאפשרת לצמח לתפקד כרב-שנתי.

    פקעת, הדומה לזו של תפוח אדמה, מפותחת על קנה-שורש ומאפשרת לצמח לתפקד כרב-שנתי.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
hemicryptophyte
Spinescence:
absent
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
ephemeral
Petal or tepal color:
yellow
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
April, June, May, March
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node), rosette
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
dentate or serrate
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Mediterranean maquis and forest
Chorotype:
Mediterranean
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Dicotyledoneae
Genus:
Aetheorhiza