The Pogăniș Meadow
The Pogăniş Meadow is a natural reserve located 27 km from Timişoara, in the area of Sacoşu Turcesc, but also of nearby villages such as Berini, Blajova, Cadar, Niţchidorf.
The purpose of the reservation is to protect the habitat of the motley tulip (Fritillaria meleagris), a species protected by the Berne Convention.
The motley tulip grows on an area of 75.5 hectares in the Pogăniş Meadow, in a rare oak forest (Querqus robur), with ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and maple (Acer campestre) as main species in the mixture of hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), elm (Ulmus foliacea), wild pear (Pirus piraster ), cherry (Cerasus avium), wild apple (Malus silvestris).
In addition Pogănişului Meadow in Romania variegated tulip can be seen in Turzii Keys, Tuşnad, on the bank of the Olt, Hărman, the Reserve Domogled-Cerna Valley.