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Flora and fungi in Haut Val de Bagnes

in Fionnay

  • Diverse flora and fungi typical of subalpine and alpine areas
    Emblematic flower of the region: Glacier wormwood (Artemisia glacialis)

  • The diversity of flora and fungi in Haut Val de Bagnes exists thanks to the region’s wide range of intact natural environments, including spruce, Swiss pine and larch forests; alpine pastures and meadows; snowbeds; and moraines.
    A large number of plant species that are rare in Switzerland (i.e. on the Red List of threatened species) are present in healthy numbers in the valley, including the Lapland marsh-orchid (Dactylorhisa lapponica), the tansy-leaved rocket (Hugueninia tanacetifolia)...
    The diversity of flora and fungi in Haut Val de Bagnes exists thanks to the region’s wide range of intact natural environments, including spruce, Swiss pine and larch forests; alpine pastures and meadows; snowbeds; and moraines.
    A large number of plant species that are rare in Switzerland (i.e. on the Red List of threatened species) are present in healthy numbers in the valley, including the Lapland marsh-orchid (Dactylorhisa lapponica), the tansy-leaved rocket (Hugueninia tanacetifolia) and the columnar saxifrage (Saxifraga diapensioides).
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