Volcanic Lakeshore Cliff Plant List

Graminoids

  • poverty grass (Danthonia spicata)
  • tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
  • downy oat-grass (Trisetum spicatum)

Forbs

  • yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
  • harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
  • wild strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)
  • balsam ragwort (Packera paupercula)
  • three-toothed cinquefoil (Sibbaldiopsis tridentata )
  • upland white goldenrod (Solidago ptarmicoides)
  • Gillman’s goldenrod (Solidago simplex)

Ferns

  • common polypody (Polypodium virginianum)

Shrubs

  • mountain alder (Alnus viridis)
  • serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
  • wild rose (Rosa acicularis)
  • soapberry (Shepherdia canadensis)

Trees

  • balsam fir (Abies balsamea)
  • serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
  • paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
  • white spruce (Picea glauca)
  • white pine (Pinus strobus)
  • 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).