Flowering

  • Jan1
  • Feb2
  • Mar3
  • Apr4
  • May5
  • Jun6
  • Jul7
  • Aug8
  • Sep9
  • Oct10
  • Nov11
  • Dec12
Not in Bloom

Distribution

ערטנית השדות - מפת תפוצה

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Vegetation Units

Description & Remarks

Tuber large and deep. The stem and leaves are waxy, hairless, emerging from different spots from the ground. Leaves pinnate. Inflorescence much branched, with many yellow flowers. Flower with 6 sepals, 6 petals (6 nectaries are hidden under 6 scales at the petals bases) and 6 anthers. The fruit is an inflated, egg-like reticulate capsule. after drying, the plant is detached from the ground, tumbles and disperses its seeds.

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Family

Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
עַרְטָנִית הַשָּׂדוֹת

תכונות וזיהוי

  • הפרי הלקט קרומי ונפוח כדורי או דמוי ביצה, בעל רשת עורקים.

    הפרי הלקט קרומי ונפוח כדורי או דמוי ביצה, בעל רשת עורקים.

  • עשבים רב-שנתיים קרחים בעלי פקעת בעומק 20-10 ס

    עשבים רב-שנתיים קרחים בעלי פקעת בעומק 20-10 ס"מ. העלים מנוצים, הפרחים צהובים.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
geophyte
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, March, February
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node), rosette
Leaf Type:
dissected, dissected twice or more
Leaf or leaflet margin:
dentate or serrate
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Shrub-steppes
Chorotype:
Mediterranean
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
approximately synanthropic = natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Dicotyledoneae
Family:
Berberidaceae
Genus:
Leontice