Primroses listed in the Red book
Environmental problems more seriously remind myself. Concern about these issues and the nature reserve, many plants which are endemic and listed in the Red book. A lot depends on whether people will be able to preserve nature. Disappear rare plants?
The Caucasian snowdrop.
Luxury white bells that appear in late winter on the first protalinki, and sometimes directly to the melted snow. They attract the eye, can be admired endlessly. Find a snowdrop in Krasnodar Krai, the Stavropol territory and in the mountains of Georgia. This plant can be found in the Caucasus, less often. Snowdrops in large quantities are harvested for bouquets, often for sale, dig up bulbs for home gardens. The plant is protected by law. In the red Book of the Caucasian snowdrop was listed as an endangered species.
Blooms in the forest glades and coppices with the first spring warmth. Very beautiful and quite a rare flower. Grows in the Krasnodar region, Georgia, Azerbaijan and some other mountain regions. Blue lakes flowing down the mountain slopes, sometimes quite high.
Cyclamen Caucasian is also an endangered plant. Comes early spring, and everywhere begin to sell large bouquets of cyclamen. Roots and tubers dug for treatment. The plant could disappear completely if it were not taken under protection. Now it is transferred in the Botanical gardens of big cities and care about him.
Tulip is an endemic species of the Caucasus.
In the Red data Book listed and a beautiful Tulip, which nowhere else can not find. This Tulip Lipsky. Places growing tulips and the flowers themselves remain limited, and to see them is almost impossible.
The habitat of a Tulip Lipsky was in the upper reaches of the Kuban river. Here the plant has disappeared completely. The barbaric attitude of the tourists and the local population, the relentless digging almost completely destroyed this spring flower.
This spring flower is considered the most ancient medicinal plant. Information about Colchicum speciosum can be found on the pages of written sources of the ancient Egyptians, Indians and Greeks. Harvesting the roots of this plant think the main reason why almost disappeared this plant. Its roots and bulbs are harvested, ignoring all the prohibitions.
The plant is a perennial. Blooms large bells purple or violet shades. After flowering, the stem and leaves die. The corm is poisonous, used in traditional and folk medicine.
The plant is very beautiful. Popular since ancient times. In the middle ages, hellebore was used to fight witchcraft and evil spirits. They were treated from the evil eye, planted in the yard in front of the house. The hellebore is common names: «Christmas rose» and «flower of Christ». According to the legend, it was gifted to the newborn Christ. Flower gardeners love. It cures many diseases. Therefore, the roots of hellebore ruthlessly dug for the manufacture of drugs.
Hellebore blooms in late winter, snow and cold did not frighten you. In Krasnodar territory it took under protection and listed in the Red Book.