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A meadow in the wood on the Rhine island of Ketsch
Biotop

The nature reserve of the Rhine island of Ketsch (North-Western Baden-Württemberg, Germany), which is located between an old Rhine back water and the rectified Rhine river, contains many different biotopes as for example riparian woods, cane brakes, different kinds of meadows, the fixed bank of the Rhine and non-fixed banks of the back water. Very rich of species is a not very big meadow in the wood. Almost all plants are well visible from the path which goes through it. In spring you can come across e.g. the following plants:
 
Viola odorata, Sweet Violet
Viola odorata / Sweet Violet
Violaceae / Violet Fam.
 
Primula veris, Cow's-lip
Primula veris / Cow's-lip
Primulaceae / Primrose Fam.
 
Carex caryophyllea, Spring Sedge
Carex caryophyllea / Spring Sedge
Cyperaceae / Sedge Fam.
 
Potentilla neumanniana, Spring Cinquefoil
Potentilla neumanniana / Spring Cinquefoil
Rosaceae / Rose Fam.
 
Ajuga reptans, Bugle
Ajuga reptans / Bugle
Lamiaceae / Mint Fam.
 
Anemone nemorosa, Wood Anemone
Anemone nemorosa / Wood Anemone
Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam.
 
Ranunculus gratiosus, Pleasing Goldilocks
Ranunculus gratiosus / Pleasing Goldilocks
Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam.
 
Orchis militaris, Military Orchid
Orchis militaris, Military Orchid
Orchidaceae / Orchids
 
Asparagus officinalis, Garden Asparagus, Wild Asparagus
Asparagus officinalis / Garden Asparagus, Wild Asparagus
Liliaceae / Lily Fam.
 
Helianthemum nummularium, Common Rock-Rose
Helianthemum nummularium / Common Rock-Rose
Cistaceae / Rockrose Fam.
 
Fragaria vesca, Wild Strawberry
Fragaria vesca / Wild Strawberry
Rosaceae / Rose Fam.
 
Euphorbia cyparissias, Cypress Spurge
Euphorbia cyparissias / Cypress Spurge
Euphorbiaceae / Spurge Fam.
 

In May the following plants are in flower:
 
Bellis perennis, Common Daisy
Bellis perennis / Common Daisy
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Ranunculus polyanthemophyllus, Cutleaf Buttercup
Ranunculus polyanthemophyllus / Cutleaf Buttercup
Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam.
 
Plantago media, Hoary Plantain
Plantago media / Hoary Plantain
Plantaginaceae / Plantain Fam.
 
Plantago lanceolata, Ribwort Plantain
Plantago lanceolata / Ribwort Plantain
Plantaginaceae / Plantain Fam.
 
Trifolium pratense, Red Clover
Trifolium pratense / Red Clover
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Linum catharticum, Fairy Flax
Linum catharticum / Fairy Flax
Linaceae / Linseed Fam.
 
Orobanche amethystea, Seaholly Broomrape
Orobanche amethystea / Seaholly Broomrape
Orobanchaceae / Broomrape Fam.
  on Eryngium campestre
Hippocrepis comosa, Horseshoe Vetch
Hippocrepis comosa / Horseshoe Vetch
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Neotinea ustulata, Burnt Orchid
Neotinea ustulata, Burnt Orchid
Orchidaceae / Orchids
 
Rhinanthus minor, Yellow-Rattle
Rhinanthus minor / Yellow-Rattle
Scrophulariaceae / Figwort Fam.
 
Veronica teucrium, Large Speedwell
Veronica teucrium / Large Speedwell
Scrophulariaceae / Figwort Fam.
 
Medicago lupulina, Black Medick
Medicago lupulina / Black Medick
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Polygala comosa, Tufted Milkwort
Polygala comosa / Tufted Milkwort
Polygalaceae / Milkwort Fam.
 
Lithospermum officinale, Common Gromwell
Lithospermum officinale / Common Gromwell
Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam.
 

 

In early summer (June - July) the following plants are in flower:
 
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Anthericum ramosum, Branched St. Bernard's Lily
Anthericum ramosum / Branched St. Bernard's Lily
Liliaceae / Lily Fam.
 
Allium oleraceum, Field Garlic
Allium oleraceum / Field Garlic
Liliaceae / Lily Fam.
 
Ononis spinosa, Spiny Restharrow
Ononis spinosa / Spiny Restharrow
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Trifolium medium, Zig-zag Clover
Trifolium medium / Zig-zag Clover
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Trifolium montanum, Mountain Clover
Trifolium montanum / Mountain Clover
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Lotus corniculatus, Bird's-Foot Deervetch
Lotus corniculatus / Bird's-Foot Deervetch
Fabaceae / Legumes
 
Thalictrum simplex, Small Meadow-Rue
Thalictrum simplex / Small Meadow-Rue
Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam.
 
Thalictrum simplex, Small Meadow-Rue
Thalictrum simplex / Small Meadow-Rue
Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam.
 
Galium verum, Lady's Bedstraw
Galium verum / Lady's Bedstraw
Rubiaceae / Bedstraw Fam.
 
Betonica officinalis, Betony
Betonica officinalis / Betony
Lamiaceae / Mint Fam.
 
Prunella vulgaris, Selfheal
Prunella vulgaris / Selfheal
Lamiaceae / Mint Fam.
 
Thymus pulegioides, Large Thyme
Thymus pulegioides / Large Thyme
Lamiaceae / Mint Fam.
 
Peucedanum officinale, Hog's Fennel
Peucedanum officinale / Hog's Fennel
Apiaceae / Umbellifers
 
Pimpinella major, Greater Burnet Saxifrage
Pimpinella major / Greater Burnet Saxifrage
Apiaceae / Umbellifers
 
Eryngium campestre, Field Thistle
Eryngium campestre / Field Thistle
Apiaceae / Umbellifers
 
Inula salicina, Irish Fleabane
Inula salicina / Irish Fleabane
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Leucanthemum vulgare, Early Ox-Eye Daisy
Leucanthemum vulgare / Early Ox-Eye Daisy
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Achillea millefolium agg., Yarrow
Achillea millefolium agg. / Yarrow
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Cirsium tuberosum, Tuberous Thistle
Cirsium tuberosum / Tuberous Thistle
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Scabiosa columbaria, Small Scabious
Scabiosa columbaria / Small Scabious
Dipsacaceae / Teasel Fam.
 
Centaurea jacea, Brown Knapweed
Centaurea jacea / Brown Knapweed
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Hypericum perforatum, Perforate St. John's-Wort
Hypericum perforatum / Perforate St. John's-Wort
Hypericaceae / St.John's Wort Fam.
 
Agrimonia eupatoria, Agrimony
Agrimonia eupatoria / Agrimony
Rosaceae / Rose Fam.
 
Senecio jacobaea, Common Ragwort
Senecio jacobaea / Common Ragwort
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Centaurium erythraea, Common Centaury
Centaurium erythraea / Common Centaury
Gentianaceae / Gentian Fam.
 
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria, White Swallow Wort
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria / White Swallow Wort
Asclepiadaceae / Milkweed Fam.
 
Equisetum fluviatile, Water Horsetail
Equisetum fluviatile / Water Horsetail
Equisetaceae / Horsetail Fam.
 
Tragopogon pratensis subsp. pratensis, Meadow Salsify, Goat's-Beard
Tragopogon pratensis subsp. pratensis / Meadow Salsify, Goat's-Beard
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Erigeron strigosus, Common Eastern Fleabane, Prairie Fleabane
Erigeron strigosus / Common Eastern Fleabane, Prairie Fleabane
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 
Solidago gigantea, Giant Goldenrod
Solidago gigantea / Giant Goldenrod
Asteraceae / Composite Fam.
 

For more grasses occurring there the following are mentioned representatively:
 
Briza media, Common Quaking Grass
Briza media / Common Quaking Grass
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Dactylis glomerata, Cocksfoot Grass, Orchard Grass
Dactylis glomerata / Cocksfoot Grass, Orchard Grass
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Helictotrichon pubescens, Downy Alpine Oat Grass
Helictotrichon pubescens / Downy Alpine Oat Grass
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Poaceae spec8 <b>?</b>, Grass
Poaceae spec8 ? / Grass
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Festuca ovina agg., Sheep Fescue
Festuca ovina agg. / Sheep Fescue
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Avena fatua, Common Wild Oat
Avena fatua / Common Wild Oat
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Molinia arundinacea, Tall Moor Grass
Molinia arundinacea / Tall Moor Grass
Poaceae / Grass Fam.
 
Carex flacca, Blue Sedge, Carnation Grass
Carex flacca / Blue Sedge, Carnation Grass
Cyperaceae / Sedge Fam.
 
Carex tomentosa, Downy-Fruited Sedge
Carex tomentosa / Downy-Fruited Sedge
Cyperaceae / Sedge Fam.
 
 
Most probably this plant list is not yet complete. It will be continued on occasion.  
 

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Orchideen
Orchids
 
Andere Pflanzen
Other Plants
 
Pflanzen nach Familien
Plants acc. to Families
 
.. Verwandtschaft
.. Relationship
 
.. wiss. Namen
.. Scientific Names
 
.. deut. Namen
.. German Names
 
.. engl. Namen
.. English Names
 
.. Art-Namen
.. Specific Names
 
.. Blütenbau
.. Flower Anatomy
 
.. Blütenfarben
.. Bloom Colors
 
.. Blattform
.. Leaf Form
 
.. Regionen
.. Regions
 
.. Aufn.-Monat
.. Photo Month
 
.. Früchten + Samen
.. Fruits + Seed
 
.. Wurzeln + Knollen
.. Roots + Bulbs
 
Bäume
Trees
 
Sträucher
Bushes
 
Wasser-Pfl.
Water Plants
 
Kletter-/Schling-Pfl.
Climbers + Twiners
 
Nutz-Pfl.
Useful Pl.
 
Zier-Pflanzen
Ornamental Pl.
 
Farb-Var.
Color Var.
 
Mehrere Kriterien
Multiple Criteria
 
Biotope + Gruppen
Biotopes + Groups
 
Botan.Links
Botan.Links
 
6-Jan-19

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