Naturefund bought and protect a hillside spring fen in cooperation with the Wilde Argen Stiftung association. The moor is located in the alpine foothills, extends over 8,853 m² and borders onto the Upper Argen, one of the last, unspoilt rivers in the mid-range mountains of Europe. The lesser marbled fritillary, the silver-washed fritillary, wild bees and the rare sombre goldenring, Germany's largest native dragonfly, can all be found here. more
Start: January 2014
End: May 2014
At the Upper Argen, in the southern part of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
The foundation "Wilde Argen" is a partner of Naturefund. She became the owner and guardian of the area.
Around the spring fen, spring gentian, daisy star, short-spurred fragrant orchid, bog-star, daisy star and elecampagne grows. On drier places also moor-grasseswhitlow, great horsetail, meadowsweet and buckbean. In the nutrient-rich margins grows beaded sedge, wood club-rush, brook thistle, horse mint, brown knapweed, wilde carrot and wild majoram.