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Fen ~ Photo Location 011


  • Wetland General Ecological Category: Fen

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

  • State Rank: S1 = critically imperiled in the state because of extreme rarity (often 5 or fewer occurrences) or because of some factor(s) such as very steep declines making it especially vulnerable to extirpation from the state.

  • Notable Features At This Site: high plant species diversity; many unique and rare species

  • Photographed during late August 2014.

  • Maxton Plains, Drummond Island, eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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