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Lichen and Rock

 

Lichen

Flora, fauna, earth, and sky...
The natural history of the northwoods

Classification

  • Province: Laurentian Mixed Forest
    • Section: Northern Superior Uplands
      • Subsection: Border Lakes
  • System: Fire Dependent Woodland

Description:

  • The Alder/Willow Wetland, about 2.5% of the BWCAW by surface area
  • Slow moving subsurface water with dense, nearly impenetrable cover of tall shrubs
  • Signature Species

Indicator
Species:

Trees

Shrubs

Herbs

Ground Cover

Landform & Topography:

Soils & Hydrology:

Identification:

  • Bare rock surfaces
  • About 3.5% of the BWCAW by surface area

Natural
History

  • History

Other
Communities:

Lowland Plant Communities Upland Plant Communities
 

Boreal border

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Last updated on 30 June, 2004