Illegal merchants of tulips and violets, flowers included in the Red Book, bloomed business. A bouquet of flower is sold up to 25 lei.
Environmental inspectors and policemen assure to watch over breaches. Fine will be issued for law breakers.
Publika team were surprised at the images. A girl accepted to speak and assured flowers were on her garden, even if it was a deviation.
"I picked them up and sell on the road. What should I do? I have brothers at home, we are five totally. I will make money and prepare food for them. They cost 20 lei, 25 lei, 15 lei", said the girl.
People say these flowers can't grow in forest because it's quite cold now. However, experts confirm flowers grown in people' gardens were from the forest.
Representatives of the Orhei Forestry and police officers said they started raids. However, flower sellers are not rarely found on the roads.
Legal people say they only issue fine when they see law breakers.
Persons who pick up endangered flowers from the forest can receive fines of up to 3,000 lei.