Checklist of vascular plants of the landscape reserve of national importance «Sahy» (Kherson region, Ukraine)

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The nomenclature of the vascular plants in dataset follows «Nomenclatural Checklist of vascular plants of Ukraine» (Mosyakin & Fedoronchuk 1999). The landscape reserve «Sahy» established in accordance with the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR dated 19.04.77 No. 198. Of the total area of the reserve, 103.2 hectares are covered by forest, 379.8 hectares by sands, 0.4 hectares by lakes, 10.5 hectares by swamps, and 6.1 hectares by other types of natural landscapes. The landscape reserve is part of the nature landscape reserve fund of Ukraine, which is protected as a national treasure and is an integral part of the world system of natural areas and objects under special protection. The annotated list of the vascular plants recorded on the territory of the landscape reserve «Sahy» with included 212 species.

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Moysiyenko I, Zakharova M, Sadova O (2023). Checklist of vascular plants of the landscape reserve of national importance «Sahy» (Kherson region, Ukraine). Version 1.2. Kherson State University. Checklist dataset.


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Flora; vascular plants; the landscape reserve «Sahy»; an annotated list; Inventoryregional


Ivan Moysiyenko
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Dr. Sc., Prof., Head of Department of Botany
Kherson State University
27 Universytetska Str
73000 Kherson
Maryna Zakharova
  • Originator
Kherson State University
27 Universytetska Str
73000 Kherson
Olena Sadova
  • Originator
Nadiia Skobel

Geographic Coverage

The landscape reserve «Sahy» (Kherson region, Ukraine).

Bounding Coordinates South West [46.564, 32.835], North East [46.715, 33.179]

Taxonomic Coverage

Vascular plants (Plantae, Tracheophyta - Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Polypodiopsida, Pinopsida,).

Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Pinopsida, Polypodiopsida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2002-01-01 / 2007-12-31

Project Data

BioDATA grant for data mobilization including digitization, data quality assurance, data preparation, and publication of collection specimen and other species data from Ukraine to GBIF. Dataset preparation was supported within the project "Documenting of phytodiversity of nature protected areas of Lower Dnipro region". More details on the grant program here (

Title BioDATA Ukraine data mobilization grant program 2022
Identifier Cepa-LT-2017/10049
Funding BioDATA partners, NLBIF, GBIF Norway, and the UiO Natural History Museum
Study Area Description Lower Dnipro region

The personnel involved in the project:

Nadiia Skobel
Ivan Moysiyenko

Sampling Methods

Recording and identification of vascular plants with using road-field methods.

Study Extent The landscape reserve «Sahy» is located in the territory of Kherson district, Kherson region in the landscape reserve «Sahy» of the state forestry of the Research Forestry of the State Enterprise «V.M. Vinogradov Steppe Branch of UkrNRILGA» in blocks 2-9. It was allocated for the purpose of preservation in the natural state of the typical for Lower Dnipro sands nature area with its unique natural objects: primary sandy steppe of native herbaceous vegetation with a characteristic relief, staked and artificial plantations of coniferous and deciduous species, lakes, nesting places and other fauna.
Quality Control The identification of vascular plant species was held with morphological methods at the field and in the Kherson State University Laboratory of Plant Ecology and Environmental Protection. Coordinates of records were checked using Google Earth service. Data cleaning using OpenRefine.

Method step description:

  1. Field sampling.
  2. Recording and identification of vascular plants.
  3. Completing of checklist of vascular plant.
  4. Data post-processing according to the Darwin Core standards.
  5. Data checking and cleaning in OpenRefine.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Boyko M.F. (2001). Ed. Chornyi., S.G. Ecology of Kherson region. Kherson. 156 p. [in Ukrainian].
  2. Boyko M.F. (1988). Nature of Kherson region. Physical and geographical. Kyiv: Phytosociological Centre. 120 p. [in Ukrainian].
  3. Korzh L.V., Shturina V. (2013). Ed. Arustamova, N. Nature and natural resources of Kherson region. Kherson: KSU.48 p. [in Ukrainian].
  4. Mosyakin S.L., Fedoronchuk M.M. (1999). Vascular plants of Ukraine. A nomenclatural checklist. Specialized printing house of scientific journals of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 2548afc9-e040-4247-ac20-fd7f32d04982