|Flora of Azerbaijan||
are over 4000 plant species in Azerbaijan, including 240 indigenous varieties.
Due the unique climate in Azerbaijan, the flora is much richer in the number
of species than the flora of the other republics of the South Caucasus.
Oaks (Quercus castaneifolia), hornbeam, beech, ash and maple forests cover the lower slopes of the mountain ranges, orange groves carpet the southern coastal lowlands and mulberry trees abound in the north.
Relict genera of the tertiary period can be frequently found in all the zones of Azerbaijan, especially in Lenkeran. They are the iron tree (Parrotia persica), the Lenkoran acacia (Albizzia julibrissin), the basket oak (Quercus castaneifolia), the Caucasian persimmon (Diospyrus lotus), the evergreen shrub of Ruscus hyrcana, the box tree (Buxus hyrcana), etc
State Reserves of Azerbaijan
* Goy-Gol State Reserve
* Ordubad National Park
State Game Reserves
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