Zafferano, Croco (Crocus Napolitanus)

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Zafferano, Croco (Crocus Napolitanus)

Monte Livata, Rome, May 2015, 1500 msm It appears in the mountain meadows and in the forest clearings when the snow melts, or at the first sun after heavy rains. Pollen is collected especially in Abruzzo (central Italy) and marketed as a spice in mediterranean cuisine

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