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Old larches with the most natural forms of crowns and branches can be met on the shores of Baikal,.

Many species of Alpine plants from the naiad moons up to the creep   cedar grows in the north-eastern shore of lake Baikal.

On the average of about 52%.this
 they conducted rank it is more in 
the western, northern and 
northeastern parts and it is considerably
 less - in southeast and south

 

On the coasts of Baikal grows more than 2 thousand forms of vascular plants, but if we consider and the lowest plants, which are encountered both on dry land, and in the lake, that this number will grow by more than 1000 forms. 

 

 


They are met cedar at the age 550 years and the larch of 530 years. In this case the wood of their stems it did not have even modularly rot, but crown - any causes   of the oppression dependent on age. Cedar into 550 years continued the fruit to bear. Larch was dry, but it dried from underwater of roots, but not from the old age. these are not limit the veteran of trees on the coasts of lake, probably, are possible and more overgrown copies. 


The pine over Baikal shore.

 

In stilted trees root neck and stems are raised above the soil to the significant height, to 2 - 3 m, and therefore they stand on the roots as on khodulyakh. this occurs on the sandy soils with the blowing from under the roots of sand. In Baikal the most salient copies stilted trees they are undertaken under the protection as the monuments nature. 
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