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Muskeg ~ Photo Location 001


  • Wetland General Ecological Category: Bog

  • Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI) Natural Community Classifaction (if applicable): Muskeg

  • 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 Feature At This Site: relatively large population of rare (State Endangered) orange fringed orchid (Platanthera ciliaris).

  • Photographed during early August 2014.

  • Southwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan

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