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Field of Adiantum capillus-veneris
Field of Adiantum capillus-veneris The field is located close to Kardzhali in Kiosh gully on the road Kardzhali-Ardino. It was des-ignated as protected in 1981 with area of 1.5ha aiming to preserve the population of Adiantum capillus-veneris. That is one of the three fields in Bulgaria of that beautiful fern species named after Venus – the Goddess of beauty and love. The plant requires special ecological conditions and grows only in desolate, warm, humid areas in travertine limestone rocks with constant temperature and humidity. It dies at temperatures lower than 10ºC. Adiantum capillus-veneris is included in the Bulgarian Red Book of rare species. Note: The field is suitable for tourism in appropriate seasons.
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