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.

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Northern Europe
Middle East
Africa
nowhere
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flagItaly
40%
13%
0%
46%
15
flagIndia
14%
27%
14%
39%
88
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
41%
6%
33%
90
flagthe United States
19%
31%
15%
32%
109
flagPoland
25%
35%
6%
32%
3715
flagGermany
18%
37%
12%
31%
54
flagNorway
40%
20%
10%
30%
10
flagthe Netherlands
21%
50%
0%
28%
14
flagUnknown
31%
48%
3%
17%
29
flagRepublic of Ireland
45%
18%
27%
9%
11

Gender

men35%
women29%
Northern Europe
23%
27%
Middle East
34%
36%
Africa
6%
7%
nowhere
35%
29%

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