Nature


Nature
Although the climbing is tough but Mount Damavand nature is fantastic in spring specially for its beautiful red flowers, at the foot of the mountain a special kind of poppy called the scarlet poppy or papaver bracteatum grows, this beautiful wild red flower covers a vast area around the mountain.
Natural poppy fields start blooming beigining of May in low parts and gratually covers the upper parts . It is a variety of nature , colored flowers , green grass and plants cover the ground like Persian carpet! Best Hiking & Trekking time to see these phenomenal is May and June.


Mount Damavand Nature,  Damavand poppy fields above clouds, Photo by A. Soltani
Mount Damavand Nature
Damavand poppy fields above clouds
Photo by A. Soltani


Damavand wild poppy, Photo by A. Soltani
Mount Damavand Nature
Damavand wild poppy start blooming beigining of May
Photo by A. Soltani



Mount Damavand Nature

More Info for poppy : Annual Species.
3. P. somniferum. O-p-ium Poppy. - A tall glaucous glabrous species growing 3 or 4 feet high, with oblong variously lobed amplexicaul leaves and numerous large single or double flowers of many colours, white, rose, lilac, violet, often striped, and usually with a darker spot at the base of the petals, the latter fringed in some varieties. It is believed to have origin-ally come from Persia or India.

Vocabulary:
Natural red poppy or tulip ,
Farsi name gol shaghayegh , gol shaqayeq , gol laleh , correct farsi name gol khashkhash .

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