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TOURS-KONDOR EcoLodge
Wildlife & Photography Centre
Kiskunság National Park, Hungary


Wildflowers

Kiskunság National Park is surely a wildflower heaven with huge grassy-flowery meadows, patches of wild, undisturbed steppes, several iris and orchid species, including some local endemics as well.

The following is just a short list of the characteristic species you can find with daily outings from our Kondor Ecolodge:

Endemics: Onosma arenaria, Plantago schwarzenbergiana;

Near endemics: Festuca vaginata, Stipa borysthenica;

Orchids - Cephalantera rubra, Dactylorhiza incarnata, Ophrys insectifera, Ophrys scolopax ssp. cornuta, Orhcis militaris, Spider Orchid, Green-winged Orchid - Orchis morio,

IrisesDwarf Iris-Iris pumila, Blue Iris-Iris spuria, Siberian Iris-Iris sibirica

Others - Alkanna tinctoria, Artemisia santonicum, Astragalus dasyanthus, Pseudovina-Festuca pseudovina, Festuca rubra, Filipendula vulgaris, Fumana procumbens, Gymnadenia conopsea, Matricaria recutita, Potentilla arenaria, Pulsatilla pratensis ssp. hungarica, Thymus pannonicus/ Thymus glabrescens, Pseudovina - Festuca pseudovina, Artemesia santonicum, Achillea collina, Scorzonera parviflora, Siberian Statice - Limonium gmelinii, Camphorosma annua, Pepperweed species of Lepidium crassifolium & Lepidium cartilagineum, Common Seablite – Suaeda maritima, Sea Plantain - Plantago maritima, Puccinellia limosa, a Bulrush - Bolboschoenus maritimus, Common Reed – Phragmites australis, Schoenoplectus tabernaemontanus, Sedgeland reed - Schoenoplectus litoralis, Sago Pondweed - Potamogeton pectinatus, Cerastium subtetrandum, Opposite Leaved Saltwort - Salsola soda, Goosefoot - Chenopodium and Saltbrush - Atriplex species

For more species please click on the below Trip Report by Greentours (end of May) and by  Honeyguide (first half of June). You will find the systematic plant lists at the end of the reports