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“Erebuni” state natural reserve was established in 27.05.1981. Its goal is protection the wild species of wheat and other cereal s in their natural growing places. It is in South-east from Yerevan between villages Musharbyur and Geradir. The altitude above sea level is 1300-1400m. The area is 89 hectares. In the reserve are growing three of four species of wild wheat known to the science: Trititcum urartu, T. beoticum and T. araraticum, which have large intraspecific diversity. Besides the wild wheat in the reserve are growing the wild species closely related to some cultivated cereals – rye and barley. The flora of the “Erebuni” state reserve is very rich and variegated. It includes about 300 species of higher flowering plants, which is more than 9% of the Armenian flora. The 20 species are included into the “Red Book” of Armenia . The reserve is a rich barn of natural resources. More than 60 species can be used in the different branches of national economy (as food, medicine, decorative, feed and etc.).