Scientific Name– Acer tataricum
Common name(s)– tatarischer, tatarian maple, artar tataresc.
Distribution and Habitat– creste spontan in Austria, Ungaria, Serbia, Romania, Ucraina si Turcia, in pozitii insorite, soluri uscate in paduri, doar ocazional ca arbore solitar.
Description– shrub or small tree, 8-10 m high. Bark somewhat fissured; buds small and inconspicuous. Leaves unlobed to lobulate but juvenile leaves may have three lobes, 5-10 cm long and almost as wide, broadly ovate; margins doubly serrate; bases subcordate; venis pubescent to nearly glabrescent; petioles 2-5 cm long. Inflorescences paniculate, terminal, erect, appearing with the leaves in May. Flowers pale green to white. Fruits double samaras, 2 cm long; nutlets rounded and somewhat wrinkled, red wings.
2n = 26
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala; A. tataricum subsp. semenovii; A. tataricum subsp. tataricum.
Growth rate– slow.
Requirements– moist, well-drained, humus-rich acidic soil in full sun or partial shade.
Properties and Uses– forestry interest, much cultivated as coppice species in protection curtains in the plain region.Protect the soil well. It is used as ornamental trees in parks and public gardens, including hedges, mowing supporting. Species oras, honey production, 300-600 kg / ha, compared with climatic factors. Used for dyeing natural fibers in shades of beige to dark brown and black.
Trees and shrubs
Lonicera xylosteum - shrub originating from Europe, the Caucasus and Siberia, growing at the edge of deciduous forests, from lowland to 1600 m altitude. They prefer warm places and limestone associated with Cornus sanguinela, Ligustrum vulgare, Prunus padus and Rubus idaeus.
Ceiba pentandra - tree, native of tropical America, seen as a species cultivated in the Philippines, growing in arid regions,forests and grasslands from sea level to 1000 m altitude.
Evergreen shrub, 2-3 m high, stem thin, highly ramified, almost glabru. Leaves alternate, petiolate, membranous, paripenat compound, 2-3 pairs of folio; stipele linear, obsolete, or oblong-folio oblonga lanceolata, 5 x 1 cm, top acute or obtuse, base round and asymmetrical, the ventral green, glabra .
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.
Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Buphthalmum salicifolium - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Balkans and Eastern Alps, growing limestone land in arid forests, wet meadows and sunny, from 200 to 2100 m altitude.
Evergreen ornamental plant of the Theaceae family, native from Eastern Asia, its origin is still controversial, being considered by some as species indigenous from Japonia and, by others, from China. It was introduced into Europe by the Portuguese in 1542 and soon spread to Spain, England, France and Italy; into United States at the beginning of the 18th century, and in Australia during the mid 19th century.
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.