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Shrub Wetland ~ Photo Location 02



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  • Wetland General Ecological Category: Community Complex

  • Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI) Natural Community Classifaction (if applicable): Inundated Shrub Swamp

  • State Rank: S3 = vulnerable in the state due to a restricted range, relatively few occurrences, recent and widespread declines, or other factors making it vulnerable to extirpation.

  • Notable Features At This Site: mature buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) stands with diverse herbaceous understory. Confirmed occurances of Federally Listed (Threatened) copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta).

  • Photographed during late May 2014.

  • A conservation easement site; Southcentral Lower Peninsula of Michigan



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