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
41%
17%
0%
41%
17
flagIndia
15%
28%
14%
38%
91
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
36%
6%
36%
111
flagGermany
15%
35%
12%
36%
65
flagPoland
25%
34%
6%
32%
4705
flagthe United States
18%
32%
15%
31%
111
flagNorway
40%
20%
10%
30%
10
flagthe Netherlands
31%
43%
0%
25%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
38%
15%
23%
23%
13
flagUnknown
33%
40%
8%
17%
205

Gender

men32%
women27%
Northern Europe
25%
28%
Middle East
34%
36%
Africa
7%
6%
nowhere
32%
28%

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