Wolong Nature Reserve

In the Reserve, there are over 4,000 species of plants, which have a very conspicuous vertical spectrum of vegetation. It differs with different elevations above sea level. Located 1,155-2,070 meters above sea level is the belt of broad-leaf trees; 2,070-2,500 meters, mixed broad-leaf and coniferous trees; 2,500-3,800 meters, coniferous trees with fir as the main plant; over 3,800 meters, high mountain grassy marshland; more than 4,400 meters, shifting stone shoals, with only snow lotus and a few other plants; over 4,600 meters, nothing but snow.

This Nature Reserve is gifted with numerous types of ancient and precious and rare trees, some of which were imported. Such as, Japanese larch, the U.S pines, European dragon spruce, etc. Among the floras are over 200 kinds of medicinal materials including the most famous ones: the bulb of fritillary, Chinese caterpillar fungus, the bark of encomia etc. It abounds in bamboos, which are the favorite feed of the grand panda.

In autumn,www.replicamaker.net visitors will find the Wolong Nature Reserve is also a world of flowers. Fifteen types of azalea have been discovered. Myriad blossoms and tree leaves of various colors decorate the mountains and forests like a series of brilliant and colorful paintings.


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