Volcanic Bedrock Glade Plant List

Graminoids

  • wavy hair grass (Avenella flexuosa)
  • poverty grass (Danthonia spicata)
  • tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
  • rough-leaved rice grass (Oryzopsis asperifolia)

Forbs

  • yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
  • small pussytoes (Antennaria howellii)
  • wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
  • low bindweed (Calystegia spithamea)
  • harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
  • pink corydalis (Capnoides sempervirens)
  • small blue-eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora)
  • bastard-toadflax (Comandra umbellata)
  • prairie cinquefoil (Drymocallis arguta)
  • large-leaved aster (Eurybia macrophylla)
  • wild strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)
  • geocaulon (Geocaulon lividum)
  • twinflower (Linnaea borealis)
  • Canada mayflower (Maianthemum canadense)
  • cow-wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
  • early saxifrage (Micranthes virginiensis)
  • rough-leaved rice grass (Oryzopsis asperifolia)
  • balsam ragwort (Packera paupercula)
  • bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
  • old-field goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)

Ferns

  • male fern (Dryopteris filix-mas)
  • bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)

Lichens

  • reindeer lichens (Cladina spp.)
  • usnea lichens (Usnea spp.)

Mosses

  • haircap mosses (Polytrichum spp.)

Woody Vines

  • red honeysuckle (Lonicera dioica)
  • poison-ivy (Toxicodendron radicans)
  • riverbank grape (Vitis riparia)

Shrubs

  • serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
  • bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
  • pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata)
  • bush honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)
  • trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens)
  • wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
  • common juniper (Juniperus communis)
  • creeping juniper (Juniperus horizontalis)
  • wild rose (Rosa acicularis)
  • thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)
  • soapberry (Shepherdia canadensis)
  • low sweet blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
  • tall bilberry (Vaccinium membranaceum)
  • Canada blueberry (Vaccinium myrtilloides)

Trees

  • balsam fir (Abies balsamea)
  • juneberry (Amelanchier arborea)
  • paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
  • white spruce (Picea glauca)
  • jack pine (Pinus banksiana)
  • red pine (Pinus resinosa)
  • white pine (Pinus strobus)
  • quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)
  • red oak (Quercus rubra)
  • mountain-ash (Sorbus decora)
  • 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).