has a wide diversity of flora due to its topography, orientation, altitude
and close proximity to the sea. The tree level rises to around 1900m,
being split into belts and regions. The Southwest flank is dominated by an
evergreen type of oak tree, mostly in bush form. The Northeast flank has a
denser forest cover of mainly red pine and cedar, where the belts of trees
of the same types are located at some 200m. lower altitude compared to the
opposite side. Below, you will find some data about the trees that can be
found on the foot path:
coccifera): 0-1400m. Found mainly in bush form in
those areas damaged by herds. However there are taller
ones remaining in some places.
(Olea europaea): 0-800m. The
natural trees are smaller with the
cultivated ones being tall.
(Laurus nobilis): 0-500m.
A bushy tree famous with its leaves used as spice. Mostly found in the
(Arbutus andrachne): 0-500m. A rare
tree with a distinctive red
(Myrtus communis): 0-500m. A
bushy tree having small fruits, mostly
seen under red pine trees.
A tree with dark, shiny and thick
leaves, having horn-shaped fruits.
D Deciduous Oak
These trees are preserved
near cultivated fields.
D Almond (Amygdalus
Naturally growing. The earliest blossoming (in February) tree.
D Fig (Ficus
Naturally growing, found in moist soil.
D Plane Tree
A tree growing in moist soil, to a
large size in both width and height, having leaves in the shape of one’s hand.
(Ulmus minor): 500-1000m. They can be tall and
found locally around Kozagaci. There is one, just across the
fountain at this village.
D Maple (Acer
An endemic type of maple possessing smaller
leaves than commonly found.
D Judas Tree (Cercis
A rare tree with bright purple
flowers in May and bean-shaped fruits in late summer.
300-1400m. A tree having small fruits clustered together. Mostly seen in rocky places.
A bushy tree mostly seen under red pine trees.
C Red Pine (Pinus
The dominant tree of low and medium altitudes. They are resistant to heat and drought.
C Cedar (Cedrus
The dominant tree of high altitudes. They prefer cool and moist places.
Very old and tall ones can
be found in the forest.
C Juniper (Juniperus
A tree or bush resistant to extreme conditions.