These wild orchids – Orchis common – in Germany and many other countries under strict protection.
Uckermark • These pictures Agency dpa made at the beginning of this June near the village Sturckow Brandenburg in the Uckermark region. Here in the National Park lower Oder valley (Nationalpark Unteres Odertal) just bloom these wild orchids – Orchis common (it. Helm-Knabenkraut).
Wild orchids in the German Brandenburg
In Germany and many other countries, these perennial plants included in the red book and are under strict protection. They prefer damp meadows and forest clearings, which in this reserve on the Oder river – is enough. The staff of the national Park is now just once again conducted their census – I think to fill up the statistics maintained for many years.
Reserve on the river Oder
National Park lower Oder valley was founded in Germany in 1995, on this border the river in the district Uckermark. The Park stretches along the Oder on the band width from two to eight kilometers. The most famous here are of the village with many storks nests on the rooftops. Wetlands serve as a resting place for migratory birds.