Endangered and extinct species
Presence of the total of 83 plant taxons has been identified in the exlored area of Djerdap, which are rare and endangered in the flora of Serbia and due to their endangered status are also found in the ”Prelimenary Red List of Flora of Serbia“. Fifteen plant species are recorded which are part of the ”Red Book of Flora of Serbia 1“, wherein three taxons have disappeared from the area of Djerdap (Veronica bachofenii, Crocus banaticus and Tulipa hungarica). These species have disappeared due to the floods of their habitats in the process of building a hydroelectric power station and forming a water reservoir.
Within internationally significant plant species, presence of 12 taxons has been recorded. The same number is also in the list of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES-Washington, 1973).