The gallery forests
The Lozoya River as well as the streams of Santa Ana and Saúca house one of the most biodiverse ecosystems of the Lozoya Valley. These are the so-called gallery forests, formed by forest formations in which tree species such as willows and willows (Salix sp.), Poplar trees (Populus nigra), elms (Ulmus minor), ash trees (Fraxinus angustifolia) and their smaller companions such as hazel trees (Corylus avellana), sloes (Prunus espinosa), elderberries (Sambucus nigra), hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), bonnets (Euonymus europaeus) and other species.
The gallery forest, because of its arboreal and shrubby biodiversity, is home to a varied fauna that finds shelter and shelter along rivers and streams in this environment. Adapted to the water fluctuations typical of the fluvial channels of the Lozoya Valley, the fauna and flora form a rich ecosystem ideal for walking, contemplating biodiversity and enjoying beautiful views.
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