The English version of the Buila-Vanturarita National Park web page - September 2007



Pietei 7, Horezu Town, Valcea County

Tel.: 0250/860.157
Fax: 0250/860.180


There are various habitats in Buila-VĂ¢nturariÅ£a National Park, 17 of which have a correspondent at European level and some of that are priority habitats:
  • Small shrubs alpine and boreal.
  • Shrubs with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron myrtifolium (priority habitat).
  • Stone communities specific for limestones or basic meadows of Alysso-Sedion albi (prioritary habitat).
  • Limestone meadows, alpine and sub alpine.
  • Mountain meadows of Nardus rich in species, on silica sub layers (priority habitat).
  • Monilinia meadows on calcareous soils, carbonated or clay soils (Monilinion caerulae);
  • Forest skirt communities with high higrophyle herbs from plain to mountain and alpine level.
  • Alluvial meadows of Cnidion dubii;
  • Low altitude meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sangiusorba officinalis);
  • Mountain hayfields.
  • Detrital sediments of limestones and limestone schists from the mountain to the alpine level (Thlaspietea rotundifolii);
  • The rocky slopes with chasm vegetation on silica stones.
  • Caves closed to public access.
  • Beech forests Luzulo-Fagetum;
  • Beech forests Asperulo-Fagetum;
  • Dacic Beech forest (Symphyto-Fagion);
  • Acidophyle forests of Picea abies in the mountain area (Vaccinio-Piceetea).
    According to the Romanian Habitats Handbook, in the Buila-VĂ¢nturariÅ£a National Park there are over 23 kinds of habitats.
  • Page made by Kogayon Association from
    Environmental Administration Found project

    Page translated by Daniela Sargu & Alan Kerslake