An alluvial flood-plain in the meander zone of the upper Rhine. Former riverbeds are surrounded by broad reed Phragmites fringes, softwood riparian forest and relict hardwood riverine forest. Other lowland habitat-types include arable land, meadows, groves and hedges.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2020.