Ruggeller Riet

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Ruggeller Riet

  • Country: 
    Liechtenstein
  • Site number: 
    529
  • Area: 
    101 ha
  • Designation date: 
    06-08-1991
  • Coordinates: 
    47°15'N 09°33'E
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Overview

Ruggeller Riet. 06/08/91; 101 ha; 47°15'N 009°33'E. Nature Reserve. A complex of lowland wet meadows underlain by up to nine meters of peat. Dominant vegetation includes Molinia, Schoenus and Cladium, with some areas of scrub. The site supports an exceptional floral diversity for its size, 450 species of ferns, flowering plants and numerous species of particularly rare plants. There are significant stands of Allium, Dryopteris cristata, gladiolus, and iris. Other important elements of the area's biodiversity include fungi, mosses, invertebrates and birds. The hay meadows are cut on a rotational basis. Ramsar site no. 529. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Vaduz

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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