Flowers in Israel
"Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them."
Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne
On this website you'll find:
- Harbingers (Heralds) of Autumn, מבשרי הסתיו - most species belong to the families of Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae, and Iridaceae.
- Galleries in alphabetical order of wildflowers in Israel.
- Colors - Wildflowers arranged in Galleries by their most common colors.
- Flowering Times in Israel by month.
- Plant Families - classified from Family, Genus, and Species.
- Flora of lakes, streams, swamps and winter ponds.
- Medicinal herbs in Israel, the parts used and their medical uses.
- Index - Index of Plants by their Scientific, English and Hebrew names.
- Forests, Woodlands and Shrubberies in the Mediterranean region. Trees and Bushes, עצים ושיחים - Ilanot, אילנות in Israel.
- Thorns, Thistles and Prickles - list of spinescent species in the Israeli flora.
- Symbolism of Flora
Chloris in Greek mythology, Flora in Roman mythology, and in Hebrew it is a transliteration of Flora, פלורה, or Zimchia, צמחייה, vegetation.
- Plants of the Bible - Bible resources.
- Bijbelse planten met Nederlandse namen
- Thorns and Thistles in the Bible - The Bible refers to thistles and prickles" as a symbol of desolation or wilderness.
- Perfume in the Bible - The use of perfumes among the Hebrews.
- Spices in the Bible - The use of spices varied widely from food preparation, to perfumes and ointments, to burial of the dead.
- Herbs in the Bible - In the Bible we can find a wide variety of herbs with different herbs references for the same verse.
- Terebinth Tree Resins - Balsam is the resin that leaks out of trees when they are cut, and was added to wine as a preservative and for medical benefits.
- Rain in the Bible - Different types of rain and their Bible resources.
- Land flowing with milk and honey, ארץ זבת חלב ודבש - the Promised Land.
- 'Zimrat ha'aretz' - can be interpreted as 'the praise of the Land', or as 'the song of the Land'.
- Israeli Jewish Holidays, - Shabbat and all holidays start at sunset and they end when three stars appear in the sky.
- Tu Bishvat (ט"ו בשבט), - "The New Year For the Trees."
- Charoset - a symbolic food eaten during the Passover seder.
- Maror, Bitter Herbs - a symbolic food eaten during the Passover seder.
- The Four Species (Hebrew: Arba'at Ha-Minim, ארבעת המינים) - etrog, a palm branch, two willow branches and three myrtle branches.
- The Seven Species Deut.8:8 describes the Land of Israel as "a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig-trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey.
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Enjoy your visit!
*I'm sorry but I don't supply wildflower seeds or plants,
provide gardening advice or reply to gardening queries. *