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Flora in Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh National Park is spread across the area of 446 sq km and the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has considered it as the most vegetative part of the Umaria district. The foliage in Bandhavgarh National Park is mostly of dry deciduous type and is the only region which is quite rich in flora and fauna. The area brings relatively moderate climate and of course the favorable topography that uniquely supports the growth of a rich and varied flora in the park. Along with that the captivating landscapes are being spread over 32 hills, cliffs, plateaus and meadows. The vegetation of Bandhavgarh is specially filled with Sal forest in the valleys and Bamboo stretches on the lower slopes of the region. While half of the forest is being covered with fine trees of Sal and Bamboo, the forest also beholds the mixed species around the higher hills that also includes high grasslands which are the major specialty of the Bandhavgarh jungle.

Naturally, the riverbanks of Bandhavgarh region is extremely fertile and is quite lush that surely brings the reason why at least 300 species of flora can be found at both the core and the buffer region of Bandhavgarh. Moreover, some perennial streams and rivulets flow at different crisscrossed zones of the park creating scenic vistas and budding importance to the jungle. The beautiful sceneries of this Indian Wildlife Park offer picturesque view to the tourists and nature lovers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What types of plants can be found in Bandhavgarh National Park?

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is home to a wide variety of plant species, including trees, shrubs, grasses, and herbs. Some common tree species found in the park include sal, teak, and bamboo, while shrub species include bel, tendu, and palas.

Q. Is there a specific time of year when the plants in Bandhavgarh are most colorful or vibrant?

The plants in Bandhavgarh National Park are most colorful during the monsoon season, which runs from July to September. During this time, the park is lush and green, with many flowers in bloom.

Q.Are there any endangered or threatened plant species found in Bandhavgarh National Park?

There are several threatened plant species found in Bandhavgarh National Park. Some of them are Madhuca latifolia and Pterocarpus marsupium tree species. Bandhavgarh National Park is also home to several species of medicinal plants, which are often used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

Q.Can visitors pick or collect plants in Bandhavgarh National Park?

Visitors are not allowed to pick or collect plants in Bandhavgarh National Park. It is important to respect the park's natural resources and to leave the plants and wildlife undisturbed.

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