How many plant species are in Germany?

What plants are in Germany?

Common Plants in Germany

The cornflower, the national flower of Germany, grows wild in the country. Chamomile and greenspire are also common to the country. Common trees include the silver birch and the Norway spruce.

What is the biodiversity of Germany?

Germany has a land area of 357,138 km2 and its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea and Baltic Sea totals 32,991 km2. According to current information, some 48,000 animal species, 10,300 plant species and 14,400 species of fungi occur in Germany. The largest group of animals is insects, with 33,305 species.

What grows naturally in Germany?

In areas of high natural fertility, wheat, barley, corn (maize), and sugar beets are the principal crops. The poorer soils of the North German Plain and of the Central German Uplands are traditionally used for growing rye, oats, potatoes, and fodder beets.

Are hedgehogs native to Germany?

Hedgehogs are wild animals. They are found throughout Germany and protected by the Federal Nature Conservation Act.

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