< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia
Plant in Armenia
Շտերնբերգիա ֆիշերի (“Shternbergia fisheri”)
Rare species. Last time was gathered in Meghri region some 70 years ago. Thus searches for this species were made in that region, although two small populations were discovered a little up north.
Habitat in Armenia
Met in floristic region of Zangezur, and around Kapan.
Habitat and ecology
Grows in dry rocky and grassy hills, in the height of 1000 – 1100 meters above sea level.
Biology and potential value
Blossoms in end February – March. Decorative species. Can be successfully used for introductions as early-spring plants.
Measures of protection
Make a strict control over the species. Include in the botanical park in Yerevan.