Where is saffron crocus most abundant in the wild?

Northern Europe
Middle East
Africa
nowhere
The saffron crocus is a triploid that is in­ca­pable of in­de­pen­dent sexual re­pro­duc­tion — all prop­a­ga­tion is via manual "di­vide-and-set" of a starter clone. It may have emerged via plant breeding in late Bronze-Age Crete.

Answers distribution

Northern Europe
Middle East
Africa
nowhere
answers
flagItaly
37%
18%
0%
43%
16
flagIndia
14%
27%
14%
39%
88
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
40%
6%
35%
94
flagPoland
25%
35%
6%
31%
4093
flagthe United States
19%
31%
15%
31%
110
flagGermany
17%
39%
12%
30%
56
flagNorway
40%
20%
10%
30%
10
flagthe Netherlands
26%
46%
0%
26%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
16%
25%
16%
12
flagUnknown
30%
45%
8%
15%
120

Gender

men33%
women28%
Northern Europe
24%
27%
Middle East
34%
36%
Africa
7%
6%
nowhere
33%
28%

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