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Title: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:18:13 PM
Meghri region at the Iranian border

landscapes
Hyacinthella atropatana (H. persica s.l.)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:21:03 PM
Meghri region at the Iranian border

landscapes
Colchicum zangezurum (C. freynii s.l.)
Punica granatum
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:26:38 PM
Zangezur region

landscapes - Vaahnavank monastery
Galanthus lagodechianus habitats
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:29:30 PM
Zangezur region

landscapes - Galanthus lagodechianus habitats
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:31:41 PM
Zangezur region

landscapes
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:36:08 PM
Zangezur region

Scilla monanthos - a pure woodland species
Allium paradoxum
Primula vulgaris
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:45:49 PM
Zangezur region

some orchids
Ornithogalum cuspidatum
Anemone fasciculata
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:48:38 PM
Zangezur region

alpine meadows, 2000 m - Anemone fasciculata
Scilla caucasica
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:52:28 PM
Zangezur region

alpine meadows, 2000 m - Viola sp.
Trollius caucasicus

dry slopes - Iris acutiloba lineolata and its habitat
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:54:06 PM
Zangezur region

dry slopes - Iris acutiloba lineolata
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 02:57:49 PM
Zangezur region

highland steppe landscapes
Leopoldia caucasica
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:01:45 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

landscapes
Prangos ferulacea
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:04:27 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

landscapes, 2500 m
Puschkinia scilloides
Merendera raddeana
Corydalis seisumsiana
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:07:23 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

landscapes, 2500 m
some mushrooms
Corydalis seisumsiana
Scilla armena
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:09:42 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

landscapes, 2500 m
Scilla armena

rocky slopes - Tulipa julia
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:13:26 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

Caltha sp.

rocky slopes - Tulipa julia
Fritillaria armena
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:15:15 PM
Daralegez region - subalpine and alpine habitats

rocky slopes - Tulipa julia
Fritillaria armena
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:19:14 PM
Shirak region - dry slopes of an ancient volcano

landscapes - tragacanth steppe
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:21:17 PM
Shirak region - dry slopes of an ancient volcano

Leopoldia caucasica
Juno caucasica
Pulsatilla sp.
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:25:33 PM
Shirak region - dry slopes of an ancient volcano

Muscari sp.
Salvia and Onosma ssp.
Merendera greuteri - a new endemic species from northern Armenia
Iris elegantissima
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:28:00 PM
Shirak region - dry slopes of an ancient volcano

Iris elegantissima
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 13, 2013, 03:31:53 PM
Our Armenian trip-team:

Leonid Bondarenko, Zhirair and Alla Basmajan, Dimitri Zubov.

 ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: vivienr on May 13, 2013, 05:12:04 PM
Stunning pictures. Thank you for showing us all these amazing places and plants :)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: ashley on May 13, 2013, 08:49:03 PM
Fascinating to see Dima; thank you.  Armenia is high on my list!
Are you allowed to collect plants?
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Yann on May 13, 2013, 10:51:22 PM
thanks for sharing photos of your trip, i specially love your t-shirt too  ;)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 14, 2013, 07:30:58 AM
thanks for sharing photos of your trip, i specially love your t-shirt too  ;)

Pas la peine, Yann! et t-shirt, lequel parmi tous deux en photos???  ;D
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 14, 2013, 07:33:22 AM
Fascinating to see Dima; thank you.  Armenia is high on my list!
Are you allowed to collect plants?

Hi Ashley! the biggest question and problem is when you entering back home at custom, especially EU or GB customs.... :'( :'( :'(
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Hans A. on May 14, 2013, 05:36:44 PM
Great pictures Dimitri ! A pity we did not meet. We are still here - best regards from the Dreamteam and a big thank you  to Zhirair and Thomas !
Perhaps next srgc meeting in Armenia?   ;)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 15, 2013, 08:19:40 AM
Thanks, Hans! Pity I didn't know you're still there in the same period, as I understood from Zhirair you met each other and then gone already.... :'(
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Hans A. on May 16, 2013, 10:10:45 PM
Thanks Dimitri, I have finally arrived last night at home - could have stayed much more time in this country - see we have been often in the same places so it is nearly a mistery we did not meet. ;)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: xthomasx on May 17, 2013, 09:19:35 AM
Great pictures Dimitri ! A pity we did not meet. We are still here - best regards from the Dreamteam and a big thank you  to Zhirair and Thomas !
Perhaps next srgc meeting in Armenia?   ;)

And NW Iran!
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Maggi Young on May 17, 2013, 09:33:17 AM
And NW Iran!

.....and what wonderful articles the stories of these trips would make for the International Rock Gardener, with the fine co-operation shown by all these forumists...........  :) ;)
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Boyed on May 17, 2013, 10:39:12 PM
Thanks, Hans! Pity I didn't know you're still there in the same period, as I understood from Zhirair you met each other and then gone already.... :'(

Dima,

you misunderstood. I met Thomas. Maybe you thought that Thomas were also with them.
Title: Re: Armenia, May 2013
Post by: Oakwood on May 20, 2013, 04:53:40 PM
Dima,

you misunderstood. I met Thomas. Maybe you thought that Thomas were also with them.

yes, Zhirair, I didn't understand you met with who??? sorry  ::)