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

Forest vegetation

Forests that are located on the banks of the rivers are composed of alder-trees (Alnus barbata, A. incana) and fused with willow trees (Salix exelsa, S.alba). In some places Black Poplar (Populus nigra) and White Poplar (Populus canescens) can be encountered. In the southern slopes oak forests are to be found dominated by the Georgian Oak (Quercus petraea subsp. iberica). … Read more