Mount Paiko - Life - Flora


The vegetation of Paiko is considered lush. Genera of large trees include:

  • pine
  • Quercus (Oak) (especially Quercus pubescens and Quercus frainetto)
  • plane (especially Platanus orientalis)
  • alder (especially Alnus glutinosa)
  • beech
  • walnut
  • chestnut
  • cedrus
  • willow
  • populus
  • apple trees

Smaller plants and fungi include:

  • Species of grass.
  • Shrubs such as wild strawberries.
  • Mushrooms. A rare species (Daedaleopsis septentrionalis) known only in northern areas was discovered in 2009.
  • Fern.
  • Flowers like Primula vulgaris, Scilla bifolia, Viola odorata, Galanthus elwesii and Crocus veluchensis.

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