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Publications Journal „Tyragetia"   vol. II [XVII], nr. 1

Vegetation of the late palaeolithic in Moldova by palynological data from archaelogical sites and grottos
ISSN 1857-0240
E-ISSN 2537-6330

Vegetation of the late palaeolithic in Moldova by palynological data from archaelogical sites and grottos

Tyragetia, serie nouă, vol. II [XVII], nr. 1, Arheologie. Istorie Antică

Palynological study of the late palaeolithic sites, grottos and outcrops of the Dniester and the Pruth terraces permites to reconstruct vegetation existed during the late würmian (waldai) epoch of last glaciation in periglacial zone. Forest-steppes and steppes of periglacial types were wide spread. In the southern part of the territory, xerophilous steppes predominated. Pinus sylvestris, P. cembra, Betula alba, Euonymus и Juniperus. were common in the light forests. Boreal-alpine species, such as, Betula sect. Nanae, Alnaster cf. fruticosa, Botrychium boreale и Selaginella selaginoides occurred. Xerophilous species of Chenopodiaceae, Poaceae, Asteraceae predominated in open landscapes. Near the long duration settlements, Plantago major, Polygonum aviculare, Urtica dioica, and other ruderal plants expanded. Some broad-leaved trees (Ulmus, Carpinus, Corylus, Tilia, Quercus) appeared in refuges in the time of climate improvement.



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