Key to Michigan's Natural Communities

A. Vegetation primarily grasses and low shrubs such as marram grass, sand reed grass (Calamovilfa longifolia), little bluestem, bearberry, creeping juniper (Juniperus horizontalis), sand cherry (Prunus pumila), willows (Salix cordata and S. myricoides), and common juniper (Juniperus communis) .... Open Dunes

B. Vegetation primarily evergreen trees and shrubs with scattered or clumped jack pine, white pine, white spruce, and red pine over dense low shrub cover dominated by common juniper, bearberry, ground juniper, and sand cherry and patches of grasses including marram grass, sand reed grass, and little bluestem. Occurring in dune fields and in depressions among dune ridges .... Great Lakes Barrens

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