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The genus Fritillaria are very close to lilies and Nomocharis, so close that several species have switched from one to another genus. There is about 150 species and sub-species of Fritillaria. Mostly all Fritillaria grows on the northern hemisphere and mostly all Fritillaria requires a well-drained soil and is therefore ideal for rock garden.

Fritillaria assyriaca

Distribution area: eastern Turkey and northern Iraq.

Fritillaria crassifolia

Distribution area: especially Turkey, but also Lebanon and Iran.

Fritillaria drenowskii

Distribution area: Bulgaria and Greece.

Fritillaria gracea
ssp. thessala

Distribution area: northern Greece, southern Bulgaria and in Albania.

Fritillaria hermonis
ssp. amana

Distribution area: Turkey, Syria and Lebanon

Fritillaria involucrata

Distribution area: The French and Italian Alps.

Fritillaria latifolia
var. aurea

Distribution area: The central Turkey

Fritillaria meleagris alba fl.pl.

A rare double form of the well known F. meleagris.

Fritillaria messanensis

Grows in several countries around the Mediterranean and North Africa.

Fritillaria michailovskyi

Distribution area: The north eastern Turkey, especially around the lakes Van and Kars.

Fritillaria montana

Distribution area: France, Italy, Yugoslavia and Greece

Fritillaria pallidiflora

Distribution area: The Central Asia.

Fritillaria pudica

Distribution area: northwestern North America

Fritillaria puquiensis

Distribution area: China

Fritillaria pyrenaica

Distribution area: In the Pyrenees

Fritillaria sewerzowii

Distribution area: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, Kashmir and parts of China.

Fritillaria tubiformis

Distribution area: France and Italy