Petkovia orphanidea

Petkovia orphanidea

Sometimes also referred to as Campanula orphanidea, this nice gentle plant is rare Balkan endemic, only known from Bulgaria and Northern Greece. In Bulgaria it is really uncommon and may be seen only in the Central Rodopi, Southern Pirin and Slavyanka mountains. Its typical habitats are limestone rocky grasslands and rocks. The flowering period extends from June to August. The plant is included in the Bulgarian Red Data Book and is protected by the law.

Boris Assyov

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