You asked: What plants do they have in Greece?

What plants only grow in Greece?

10 EXCEPTIONAL ENDEMIC SPECIES

  • 10 EXCEPTIONAL ENDEMIC SPECIES. CRETAN DITTANY. …
  • LACONIAN THYME. THYMUS LACONICUS. …
  • TAYGETUS MOUNTAIN TEA. SIDERITIS CLANDESTINA SUBSP. …
  • APPLE-BEARING SAGE. SALVIA POMIFERA SUBSP. …
  • GREEK PEONY. PAEONIA PARNASSICA. …
  • MOUNT JUKTAS ST JOHN’S WORT. HYPERICUM JOVIS. …
  • OLYMPUS YARROW. …
  • WILD SAFFRON CROCUS.

What are the most common trees in Greece?

The forests of Greece mostly have fir trees, pine trees, and bushes. These trees exist in the alpine parts of Greece, which are found in the northern part of the country and in high altitudes in Sterea and Peloponnese. Forests in lower altitudes mostly have poplars, plane trees, oaks, and cypress trees.

What is the national flower of Turkey?

Turkey’s national flower is the tulip. You may think Holland feels more like a home to tulips, but Turkey and Central Asia is where this flower is actually from.

What does flowers mean in Greek?

Flowers often symbolize youth, beauty, and pleasure but they may also personify fragility and the sudden transition from life to death, several flowers, such as the anemone, crocus and hyacinth, take their names from Greek myths. Chloris (Flora) and Zephy by Bouguereau. 1875.

What flower did Hyacinthus turn into?

Hyacinthus wanted to impress Apollo, and chased after the discus. Zephyrus chose this moment to make his move, and blew the discus at Hyacinthus’s head, killing him. Apollo was devastated, and refused to let Hades take Hyacinthus’ soul to the underworld. Instead he transformed Hyacinthus into the Hyacinth flower.

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What are the pink flowers in Greece?

The beautiful pink flowers are called flowering bougainvillea trees.