FloraFlora is the overall of the vegetal species in a geografical area or in an ecosystem, opposite to fauna.
In Chamrousse, flora is essentialy composed by forest with pines and a high diversity of flowers and plants.
ForestThe forest is constituted by a wood where trees are spaced for more light. On paths until the lake, you will find the best and oldest pines of all Belledonne mountains. Some of them have 3 or 4 centuries. On the path to the lake you will see that a lot of the softwood coexists.
Pine CembroThose trees are beautiful and lives over 1500 meters. You will find some in the lake Achard. It is the most common on the west (skiing side) and north side (les Pourettes). It can be confused with other pines o 2 leaves groups but can be distinguished by its 5 leaves groups.
The Pine Cembro is a rare tress in France. It is mainly located in the Pourettes lake sector.