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Wall of alder roots on the banks of the Seran in autumn, with their powerful intertwined roots, the alders play a vital role in the protection of the banks of rivers against erosion of floods, Natural Reserve of the Marsh of Lavours, Bugey, Ain , France

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2018-09-20

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BioPhoto Contest 2022


Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Natural Reserve

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Bank (rive)

Enumeration / Nobody

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Europe / European Union / France / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / Rhône-Alpes / Savoie 73 / Marais de Lavours Nature Reserve

Winning picture

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Body of water / Water level / Flood


Flora / Fagales order / Betulaceae family / Alder (Alnus sp) / European alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Body of water / River (stream)

Best of

Matter (substance) / Degraded matter / Dead leaf

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Clay

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Woody plant / Tree / Broad-leaved trees

Light effect / Reflection

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Root

Earth's crust / Erosion

Ambiance / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Europe / European Union / France / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / Rhône-Alpes / Ain 01 / Bugey (Historic region of)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Fagales / Betulaceae / Alnus

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