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Monuments of Nature
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Judetul Prahova

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Monuments of Nature


Fritillaria maleagris (Fritillary): can be found in Braov, Sibiu, and Suceava areas.

Daphne blagayana
(Daphne): Piatra Craiului and Bucegi mountains and seldom in other areas.


Cypripedium calceolus (Venus): species of orchid is to be found in the beechwood or in sunny, limestone places in Bucegi, Fgra and Retezat mountains.

Leontopodium alpinum (Edelweiss)

Rhododendrom kotski (Rhododendron)

Gentiana lutea (Gentiana)

Taxus baccata (Yew-tree)

Nigritella rubra and Nigritella nigra (Nigritella)

Trollius europaeus (Globe-flower)

Pinus mugho (Pine)

Arctosstaphilos uva ursi (Bearberry)


Tetrao urogallus (Caper caillie): populates Piatra Mare, Ciuca and Piatra Craiului Mountains.

Vipera berus (Adder)

Tetrastes bonasia rupestris (Hazel-grouse)

Aquila chrysaeitos (Imperial eagle)

Lynx lynx (Lynx)

Vulpes vulpes (Fox)

Canis lupus (Wolf)

Rupicapra rupicapra (Izard)


Ursus arctos (Bear): more than 50% of the bears in Europe live in the Romanian woods (over 4500 specimens).