Forest plants

Forest plants

The biodiversity of forest flora and the structure of forest stands are the subject of this rubric. They are presented using plant portraits. Plant ecology deals with the interaction of all forest vegetation as well as the relationships between individual plants and their environment.

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The black poplar (Populus nigra)

The black poplar is one of the rarest and most endangered species of tree. The main reason is the eradication of the alluvial areas which are their natural habitats. However, the cultivation of hybrid poplars also contributes to the decline of this tree species which is in danger of extinction.

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European Beech (Fagus sylvatica) – Portrait of a Tree Species

European beech may well reach an age of 300 years and, in rare cases, even 500 years. Also, it may reach over 40 m in height.

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A Queen with meaningful chances

The silver fir was elected "tree of the year 2004" and really deserves being the focus of interest in public and forestry.

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Heading image: Thomas Reich