anyone in Israel?

Bill Richardson
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:40:46 PST
" Tel Anafa Nature Reserve. Northwest of Kibbutz Shamir, Tel Anafa is an
off-the-track delight. Although named for the egrets (anafot) that like to
nest in its trees, the Tel Anafa Nature Reserve is also known as Daffodil
Hill. That's because in the dead of winter the almost untouched reserve
abounds with lovely daffodils.

In spring the daffodils are replaced by distinctive acanthus flowers, 
'bear's breeches' in English. With their rosette-like bottom leaves and
white and purple flowers, they are so decorative that they apparently
inspired the architect who designed the Corinthian capitals that crowned 
pillars in ancient Greece and Rome."…

Bill Richardson

From: "Mark Mazer" <>
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2014 3:49 AM
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Subject: Re: [pbs] anyone in Israel?

> *Tel Anafa is a h*ill near Shamir and is informally known as "daffodil
> hill".  It is in a nature reserve.
> Mark Mazer
> Hertford, NC USDA 8a
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 9:54 AM, <> wrote:
>> I have heard of a site in northern Israel where the native Narcissus
>> tazetta is particularly abundant, known as "Narcissus Hill".  Does 
>> anyone
>> there know precisely where this is located?
>> Best wishes,
>> Bill the Bulb Baron (William R.P. Welch)
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