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As one of the least-populated areas in China,Qinghai-Tibet Plateau stays away from dense human population and has huge elevation gaps and tough climate conditions. Thus the endemic flora resources have been preserved from the ancient time on. Now the urbanization and industrialization in China have begun to encroach this virgin lands. If you are interested in flora resources in this area, come and join us.The unique geological location and climates have nurtured unique plants here different from other places. This area is known as the distribution center of Rododendrons and has large number of alpine flowers such as blue poppies. It is not possible for us to list all the flower-watching sites here. We are going to introduce you few classic flower-watching sites just help you to understand the rich flower resources in China.

Flower-watching Sites

Balang Mountain:
Located within the world-famous Wolong Giant Panda Reserve, Balang Mountain serves as the transitional area between southeastern edge of Qingtai-Tibet Plateau and Sichuan Base with huge elevation differences, rising from around 2000 meters above the sea level to more than 5000 meters. The distribution of plants here shows very distinctive vertical changes. In the flowering season, visitors can always enjoy different flowers and plants in different elevations, often surrounded by sea of peerless beautiful alpine flowers.




Ruoergai Grasslands:
Ruoergai Grasslands is a vast flat area in eastern edge of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau with an average elevation of over 3000 meters.As the largest wetlands in China and a Tibetan area, the whole grasslands become a giant natural painting in May every year with blooming flowers and flocks of grazing mammals,yaks and goats. You can feel the vitality every where on the grasslands combined with the mysterious Tibetan culture.



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