Afghanistan - Flora and fauna



There are over 3,000 plant species, including hundreds of varieties of trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, and fungi. The country is particularly rich in such medicinal plants as rue, wormwood, and asafetida; fruit and nut trees are found in many areas. Native fauna include the fox, lynx, wild dog, bear, mongoose, shrew, hedgehog, hyena, jerboa, hare, and wild varieties of cats, asses, mountain goats, and mountain sheep. Trout is the most common fish. There are more than 100 species of wildfowl and birds.

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Oct 7, 2010 @ 6:18 pm
i am doing a project on afghanistan and i found it really interesting. this website helped my with the climate and flora fauna which means the plants in this country.
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Jul 6, 2011 @ 7:07 am
Hi
I search about Taraxacum (dandelion). I want pictures of species of it,every species.
please help me.
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Aug 15, 2011 @ 3:03 am
i have 2 do a project for a country that i have no clue bout and i was given AFGHANISTAN and i found this site helpful with the flora and fauna side of da project

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