Like almost all lakes created by clay mining, the Christopherussee also has
different siltation stages and location conditions,
that offer diverse habitats for a large number of species. Characteristic
for this lake is its acidic, nutrient-poor water, which the growth
of rare plant species, such as the gentian.
While most of the clay lakes can be classified as moderately rich in nutrients,
The Christopherussee is characterized mainly by acidic, nutrient-poor
Water out. Therefore, peat moss lawns could develop in its peripheral areas,
in which the endangered peat moss species "Sphagnum auriculatum" dominates.
Rush and peat moss populations adjoin the land.
August 4, 2020
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