Key to Michigan's Natural Communities

A. Little to no dune development. Very sparsely vegetated with herbaceous forbs and grasses such as sea rocket (Cakile edentula), Baltic rush (Juncus balticus), silverweed (Potentilla anserina), beach pea (Lathyrus japonicus), marram grass (Ammophila breviligulata), and occasionally Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) .... Sand and Gravel Beach

B. Extensive dune development. Both open and well-vegetated dunes common. .... Continue

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