Interdunal Wetland Plant List

Graminoids

  • ticklegrass (Agrostis hyemalis)
  • blue-joint (Calamagrostis canadensis)
  • sedges (Carex aquatilis, C. garberi, C. lasiocarpa, C. stricta, C. viridula, and others)
  • twig-rush (Cladium mariscoides)
  • tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
  • Lindheimer panic grass (Dichanthelium lindheimeri)
  • golden-seeded spike-rush (Eleocharis elliptica)
  • spike-rush (Eleocharis quinqueflora)
  • Baltic rush (Juncus balticus)
  • beak-rush (Rhynchospora capillacea)
  • hardstem bulrush (Schoenoplectus acutus)
  • threesquare (Schoenoplectus pungens)
  • false asphodel (Triantha glutinosa)
  • common bog arrow-grass (Triglochin maritima)
  • slender bog arrow-grass (Triglochin palustris)

Forbs

  • purple false foxglove (Agalinis purpurea)
  • marsh bellflower (Campanula aparinoides)
  • Indian paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea)
  • limestone calamint (Clinopodium arkansanum)
  • marsh cinquefoil (Comarum palustre)
  • common boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
  • grass-leaved goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)
  • small fringed gentian (Gentianopsis virgata)
  • geocaulon (Geocaulon lividum)
  • Kalm’s lobelia (Lobelia kalmii)
  • swamp candles (Lysimachia terrestris)
  • balsam ragwort (Packera paupercula)
  • grass-of-Parnassus (Parnassia glauca)
  • silverweed (Potentilla anserina)
  • bird’s-eye primrose (Primula mistassinica)
  • Houghton’s goldenrod (Solidago houghtonii)
  • Ohio goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)
  • horned bladderwort (Utricularia cornuta)

Fern Allies

  • smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)
  • variegated scouring rush (Equisetum variegatum)

Shrubs

  • shrubby cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa)
  • Kalm’s St. John’s-wort (Hypericum kalmianum)
  • sweet gale (Myrica gale)
  • sand dune willow (Salix cordata)
  • blue-leaf willow (Salix myricoides)

Trees

  • tamarack (Larix laricina)
  • jack pine (Pinus banksiana)
  • northern white-cedar (Thuja occidentalis)

Citation

Cohen, J.G., M.A. Kost, B.S. Slaughter, D.A. Albert, J.M. Lincoln, A.P. Kortenhoven, C.M. Wilton, H.D. Enander, and K.M. Korroch. 2020. Michigan Natural Community Classification [web application]. Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Michigan State University Extension, Lansing, Michigan. Available https://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/communities/classification. (Accessed: October 20, 2020).