Edelweiss /Leontopodium alpinum wildflower/
The name of Edelweiss (Leontopodium Latin-"lion's paw") in German means "noble white.Mestoobitava cracks of calcareous rocks hard to reach and stony meadows.The colors of the Edelweiss imatzvezdovidna form, are covered with very dense silvery hairs located roof which givedazzling white colour them. Edelweiss distributed in Bulgaria – Pirin and the Balkan mountains, in the mountains of Europe: fromThe Carpathian Mountains to Pirenejte, Alps, Central Apennines. Protected species according to the law on biodiversity.But because of its beautiful white blossoms, edelweiss high measured fromthe tourists, because growing up in the tallest and inaccessible mountains, and thus has become a symbol of the free spirit and grandeur of nature. Legend: sister and brother once Lived, and Edel Weiss.One day he saw a flower on the rocks.The two zakaterili to the flower and the higher up they went, the harder it works.Hardly Weiss to tear the unknown flower, when along with Weiss flew into the gap.The following year in the place where the two fallen flower that it in memorythe children named Edelweiss.