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"What a Bliss It Is to See NATURE in Its Very Being..."

... formation of its flora. This is what he wrote in 1772 upon his arrival in Tura: “Daurian mountains looked gorgeous in their spring attire. Most decorative was Erigeron gramineum , which is plentiful on the slopes of warm stony mountains all over East Siberia (Pallas, 1788, p. 264). This plant, now referred to as Arctogeron gramineum (L.) DC., is a typical xerophyte (a plant adapted for growth under dry conditions) of Transbaikal and Mongolian steppes; it belongs to the group of xerophyte endemics (i. e., ...

Modified: 25.02.2007
Pallas , Siberia , plant species
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