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  • Wetland General Ecological Category: Forested Wetland

  • Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI) Natural Community Classifaction (if applicable): Southern Hardwood 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: extensive vernal pools, nursery logs, diverse microptopography, groundwater seeps, heterogeneous community composition, and dense stands of wetland ferns and shrubs.

  • Photographed during May 2014.

  • A Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy conservation easement site; Barry County; Southwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan



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