Plant, new for the Netherlands, discovered


This video is about Kampina nature reserve.

Translated from Natuurmonumenten in the Netherlands:

Natuurmonumenten discovers new species

Posted on September 15, 2010

The Netherlands has a new plant species. It is a rare throughout Europe. It is the charales algae species Nitella confervacea which was discovered in the shallow waters of the Winkelsven lake in the Kampina nature reserve in Noord-Brabant province.

Inconspicuous plant

The inconspicuous little plant is about 5 cm and does not have a Dutch name. This particular finding is yet another success story of the big Winkelsven restoration project which started in 2007. …

Meanwhile there are 20 so-called Red List species, including shoreweed and bog pimpernel. On that list are species seriously threatened in our country.

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