Relicts and Endemic species

In the flora of Pshavi and Khevsureti we can find many relict and endemic species, such as a unique type of Yew, Caucasian Rhododendron (Rhododendron caucasicum), two types of Birch (Betula litwinowii, B. raddeana) In Georgia only in the area of Shatili and Tsukio (on the right bank of the river Andaqistskali) we encounter the Armenian Rowan (Sorbus hajestana), … Read more

High Mountain Meadows

The meadows of Pshavi and Khevsureti are home to more than 400 species of plants. Sub-alpine meadows are located at an altitude of 1800 – 2500 meters. They have a different composition, some with dominant grain and some with various species of herbs. Grain meadows consist of brown bent (Agrostis planifolia), matgrass (Nardus stricta), Festuca varia, bunch grass (Calamagrostis … Read more