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BIO 597A-Wetland Plants-Conifer Swamp

By SashaBoz

Take a tour of a rich conifer swamp in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. Learn about the many natural factors that create such a habitat as well as those that pose a threat to it. The conifer swamp is located in Wexton County, MI, near Cadillac. This tour also makes a quick stop at Central Michigan University's Herbarium (CMCH) to illustrate the utility of smaller, regional herbaria.

 
  1. Getting to the Conifer Swamp

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  2. Conifer Swamp Site Overview

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  3. Hydrology

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  4. Soils

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  5. Vegetation

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  6. Indicator Plant Species

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  7. Indicator Plant SPOTLIGHT: Northern white cedar

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  8. Noteworthy Plant Species I

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  9. Noteworthy Plant Species II

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  10. Invasive Species Issues

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  11. Conifer Swamp Conservation Concerns

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  12. Human Impacts on Conifer Swamps

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  13. Active Management of Conifer Swamps

    Wexford, MI, USA

  14. Research Needs

    Cadillac, MI 49601, USA

  15. The Use of Herbaria: Visiting the CMCH

    Library Drive, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858, USA

  16. Author Notes