Vorona protected area

„Vorona” natural area is situated in the neighbourhood of Botosani City, in the continental bioregion of the Northwestern side of the Moldova plateau and has a surface of 381 hectares. The site represents a natural area (decidous forests), which preserves a natural habitat of the oak and hornbeam Dacian forests” type. It protects important species (Eurasian, European and Circumpolar)Alpine-Carpathian Alpine, Boreal and Atlantic; Dacian and Balkan) of Moldovan flora. A notable species present here is lady’s slipper – papucul doamnei (Cypripedium calceolus).