Flora depends on the altitudes in Kyrgyzstan. Steppes, meadows and meadow steppes are on the northern part of Kyrgyzstan, covered with bushes and forests. In the south of Kyrgyzstan the climate is rather dry and there are no any forests, only deserts and semi-deserts. The fewer trees show us the higher altitude, but on the foot of the mountains there are always trees.
Thousand various kinds of plants grow in Kyrgyzstan. 600 of wild-growing plants and 200 of medicinal ones are the flora of the country that you may witness during tours in Kyrgyzstan. For example, such plants as coltsfoot, sea buckthorn, St John's wort, horsetail, Turkestan thermopsis and origanum are medical ones and grow here. Forests consist of tulips and edelweiss, Siberian fir, Schrenk's fir, and juniper. Wild plants are valuable, like rhubarb, saltwort, and barberries. Local population uses juniper to burn it smoke to clean the place from evil spirits.
Walnut forests and Arslanbob grow on the south of Kyrgyzstan. And it is the biggest natural walnut forest in the world, as it is unique for the diversity of other plants like wild apple, cherry trees, and pear. It is considered to be a legend about the forest origin: one considers Alexander the Great and the other Prophet Muhammad to be the ones who gave rise to it duiring their tours in Kyrgyzstan of those days.
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