Taraxacum bithynicum

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Taraxacum bithynicum

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Distribution

Taraxacum bithynicum is a local endemic of the summit area of the Uludağ, Bursa Province, Turkey, the ancient Mysian or Bithynian Olympus (hence the epithet). With 2543 m it is the highest elevation in NW Anatolia and its rocky outcrops of various substrates, such as acid granite, gneiss, schist and crystalline limestone, provide a corresponding variety of habitats. Its flora is extremely rich and contains many regional and local endemics.A
Asia-Temperate: Lebanon-Syria (Lebanon reported in errorA,B,C,D,E); North Caucasus reported in errorA,F; Turkey nativeF,G,H,I Europe: Bulgaria reported in errorA,F,J,K,L; Greece reported in errorA,M; Kriti reported in errorA,F,M,N,O,P,Q

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