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Deciduous Oak


Several forests from deciduous trees exist in Arcadia. O forests are found on the shaded and wet sides Mount Parnonas. The deciduous oak is also found there. The main characteristic ....

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Chalepios Pine


The Chalerios pine is one of the most common types of pine in Greece, especially in hilly areas and it belongs to the Pinaceae family. Its height can reach 20-22 meters. Visitor can see it in ....

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Black Pine


The Black Pine is an evergreen tree, widely known by the common name wildpine and usually reaches a height of the 20-40 m. These pines appear on altitudes from 600-2.150 m and are ....

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Chestnut


The chestnut tree is deciduous and its height is approximately 20-25 m. It grows in deep soil, rich in nutrients, such as humus and clay. These trees are found in ....

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Asimoitia (Silver-Salix)


The Asimoitia (Silver-Salix) belongs to the family of Salikides that includes approximately 330 species of trees and bushes. It is growing mainly on temperate and ....

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Platans


Platan is a deciduous tree and its height is about 20 m or more. It is found along the rivers, from low to subalpine regions. The biggest platan forest is at the ....

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Cedar Tree or oak


In a steep rock five kilometers outside the picturesque village of Agios Petros, the visitor can find a cedar tree forest which is considered unique in Europe and has ....

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Wildflowers of Mount Parnonas


The wild flowers of Parnonas are local endemic small wild flowers with bright colors. These wild flowers easily grow on rocks and cliffs due to their ....

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Armirithres


These plants are extremely resistant to harsh conditions and they store in their roots up to 17% salt. For this reason, they are used in the local cuisine, mainly to ....

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Orchids


The orchids are perennial herbaceous plants and are characterized by the peculiar structure of their bloom. They grow between stones and can be found at the slopes of Mount ....

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Tea of Malevi


These tea plants especially adapted to survive in steep rocky areas with an altitude of over 1000 metres, are found in Parnonas and Mainalo. The Malevou tea is ....

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Mammals


In Parnonas today there are about 12 species of mammals. Small or medium in size, mainly nocturnal,, the most important of them are skunks, badgers, ferrets, hares, ....

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Birds Bird fauna


An impressive range of birds can be found in Parnonas where 217 different bird species have been observed, of which 53 species are considered endangered or protected. Throughout the year, the visitor can admire ....

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Aquatic and Coastal Birds


In the wetland of Moustou and the surrounding smaller wetlands aquatic and coastal birds refuge. Migratory birds, such as swans and wild ducks are also found in the ....

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Reptiles and Amphibia


In the Parnonas region the traveller encounters more than 26 species of amphibians and reptiles. Specifically, it is populated by endemic Greek species of terrestrial turtles ....

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Frogs


Among the frog species present in Arcadia are: Bufo Bufo, Bufo Viridis, Rana Ridibund and ....

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