Flora and vegetation of Turkey
In the year 2000 about 9300 species of vascular plants were known for the area of the Turkish Republic. The significance of this number becomes evident if we compare it with Europe as a whole, contain...
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Flora of Turkey, Apocynaceae

Amsonia BluestarApocynum DogbaneNerium Vinca Periwinkle
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Lamium purpureum
Lamium purpureum, known as red deadnettle, purple deadnettle, purple archangel, or velikdenche, is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe and Asia.It grows to 5–20 cm (rarely 30 cm) i...
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Salvia staminea
Salvia staminea is a herbaceous perennial shrub native to a wide area in Asia Minor that includes Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, where it grows at elevations from 6,000 feet (1,800 m) to 14,...
Celtis tournefortii
Celtis tournefortii, commonly known as the 'oriental hackberry' is a deciduous tree in the Celtis genus.The species is endemic to eastern Europe: Ukraine, Croatia, Greece (including Crete, Sicily, Mac...
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Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus frangula (synonym Frangula alnus), the alder buckthorn, is a tall deciduous shrub in the family Rhamnaceae. It is native to Europe, northernmost Africa, and western Asia, from Ireland and Grea...
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Prunus korshinskyi
Prunus korshinskyi (syn. Amygdalus korshinskyi (Hand.-Mazz.) Bornm.) is a species of Prunus in the family Rosaceae. It was first discovered in Syria, and is also locally native in Turkey and southeast...
Acantholimon goeksunicum
Acantholimon göksunicum is a species of plant belonging to the family Plumbaginaceae. It is only found on calcareous steppes in southeastern Anatolia (Turkey).This is a very small, low shrublet with s...
Ulmus minor
Ulmus minor , the Field Elm, is by far the most polymorphic of the European species, although its taxonomy remains a matter of contention. Its natural range is predominantly south European, extending ...
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Rheum ribes
Rheum ribes, the Syrian rhubarb or currant-fruited rhubarb, rhubarb-currant, warted-leaved rhubarb, warty-leaved rhubarb, rhubarb of Babilonia is an edible wild rhubarb species in the genus Rheum. It ...
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Tansy
Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant of the aster family, native to temperate Europe and Asia. It has been introduced to other parts of the world and in some areas has ...
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Orchis galilaea
Orchis galilaea is a species of orchid found from southern Turkey to Israel.This species is pollinated by the bee Halictus marginatus.
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Trifolium aureum
Trifolium aureum, known by the various common names large hop trefoil, large trefoil, large hop clover, golden clover or Hop clover, is a species of clover native to much of Eurasia. Large hop trefoi...
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Ceratonia siliqua
Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree, St John's-bread, or locust bean (not to be confused with the African locust bean) is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree in the pea fami...
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Vaccinium uliginosum
Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry or northern bilberry) is a flowering plant in the genus Vaccinium.
Vaccinium uliginosum is native to cool temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, at low a...
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Salvia lanigera
Salvia lanigera is a small herbaceous perennial that is native from northern Egypt and Arabia, to the south of Turkey and Iran. It grows in low altitude deserts, in sandy loam and chalky sandstone soi...
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Hyoscyamus niger
Hyoscyamus niger (commonly known as henbane), also known as stinking nightshade or black henbane, is a plant of the family Solanaceae that originated in Eurasia, though it is now globally distributed....
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Quercus macranthera
Quercus macranthera, commonly called the Caucasian oak, or the Persian oak, is a species of deciduous tree native to Western Asia (northern Iran, Turkey;and in the Caucasus in Georgia, Armenia, and Az...
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Allium cristophii
Allium cristophii, common name Persian Onion or Star of Persia; (syn. Allium albopilosum) is plant species native to Southwest Asia, grown as an ornamental bulbous plant in many parts of the world. I...
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Solanum dulcamara
Solanum dulcamara, also known as bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, climbing nightshade, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet ber...
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Prunus cocomilia
Prunus cocomilia is a species of plum commonly called Italian plum. It is native to Albania, Croatia, Greece, southern Italy (including Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and western Turkey.
Plantago media
Plantago media, known as the hoary plantain, is a species of genus Plantago native to central and western Europe, including Great Britain and introduced to parts of the north-east United States. Its g...
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Crambe maritima
Crambe maritima (common name sea kale, seakale or crambe) is a species of halophytic flowering plant in the genus Crambe of the family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae), that grows wild along the coasts of Eu...
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Taraxacum farinosum
Taraxacum farinosum, common name in Turkish cırtlık, is a type of perennial dandelion that grows between 800–1200 m on salty soils in central Turkey. It is herbaceous halophyte plant up to 5–15 c...
Dactylorhiza incarnata
Dactylorhiza incarnata, the Early Marsh-orchid, is a perennial, temperate-climate species of orchid generally found growing in wet meadows, and generally on base-rich soils, up to about 2100m asl. The...
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