Granite Lakeshore Cliff Plant List

Graminoids

  • poverty grass (Danthonia spicata)
  • tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)

Forbs

  • harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
  • large-leaved aster (Eurybia macrophylla)
  • grass-leaved goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)
  • three-toothed cinquefoil (Sibbaldiopsis tridentata)

Shrubs

  • serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
  • bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
  • bush honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)
  • common juniper (Juniperus communis)
  • low sweet blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

Trees

  • serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
  • paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
  • jack pine (Pinus banksiana)
  • red pine (Pinus resinosa)
  • white pine (Pinus strobus)
  • quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)
  • 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).