Vegetation and common plants of Sleeping Bear by Paul Woodard Thompson

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Published by Cranbrook Institute of Science in [Bloomfield Hills, Mich .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Michigan,
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Proposed)

Subjects:

  • Botany -- Michigan -- Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Proposed)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 47.

Book details

Statementby Paul W. Thompson.
SeriesCranbrook Institute of Science. Bulletin, 52, Bulletin (Cranbrook Institute of Science) ;, 52.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .C95 no. 52
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5549224M
LC Control Number67028209

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Vegetation and common plants of Sleeping Bear. [Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cranbrook Institute of Science, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Thompson; Cranbrook Institute of Science.

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This picture of the Sleeping Bear dune, as it appeared years ago (actual date unknown), shows its striking resemblance to a sleeping bear.

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Omnivorous animals, grizzlies feed on berries, plant roots and shoots, small mammals, fish, calves of many hoofed animals, and carrion. Food is often cached in shallow holes, and grizzlies dig readily and vigorously in search of rodents. Each spring the bear marks the boundary of its territory by rubbing trees, scratching bark, or even biting large pieces from the trunks of trees.

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Some functions of. limited moisture, and wind that can expose the roots or bury the plant. It’s amazing that anything can survive. Yet, there are a number of plants that thrive in this environment. The cottonwood tree is the only common tree of the dunes.

Its fast rate of growth allows it to keep pace with burial by sand. Notice that the trees grow in a cluster. This was the first evening of my three-day backpack through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I had expected to see deer in the forests and cedar swamps that surround the dunes, but was surprised to find an abundance of well-worn paths leading through the hills of blowing sand.

Invasive plants such as spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe), baby’s breath (Gypsophila paniculata), common St. John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum), and common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) can stabilize vegetation and result in the loss of dune plants that rely on shifting sand, thereby facilitating the conversion to closed-canopy forest.

Plants for use in landscaping or gardens should be purchased from reputable native plant nurseries or propagated from seed purchased or collected from wild plants. Leaves are dull olive green and typically 2 to 8 decimeters ( to feet) long 2 to 4 millimeters ( to inches) wide, persistent, grass-like in appearance and rough to.

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For plants, it includes the use of hand. the Sleeping Bear Pt. and the Sleeping Bear plateau, however, were briefly described earlier in Cowles's () comprehensive study of dune vegetation along Lake Wchgan. The vegetation and changing appearance of the Sleeping Bear Dune, itself, has been documented by Gates () and Gillis and Bakeman ().

A general description of the. The American black bear (Ursus americanus, previously known as Euarctos americanus) is a medium-sized bear native to North is the continent's smallest and most widely distributed bear species.

American black bears are omnivores, with their diets varying greatly depending on season and typically live in largely forested areas, but do leave.

Vegetated Dunes (Dune vegetation zones) From active dunes to hardwood forested dunes, Sleeping Bear has excellent textbook examples of plant succession on dunes. In fact, the first ecology textbook was conceived after field work at Sleeping Bear and North Manitou by Henry Cowls.

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--Karen Salmon, Book World, Escanaba, MIReviews: 6. Sleeping Bear, report, 2) is the excellent development of sedges (Cyperaceae) and rushes (Juncaceae).

Also, along the edges are extensive shrubby swamps, included in which are numerous plants of interest. I noted especially the variety of ferns such as Crested fern (Dryopteris cristata), Royal fern (Osmunda regalis), and Lady fern (Athyrium.

However, she also notes that Sleeping Bear authorities have recently decided against building two new parking lots and have relocated an additional lot in an effort to protect dune ecology.

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Meanwhile, resource managers. At the turn of the century, it was a round knob completely covered with trees and shrubs. You can still see some of the thick vegetation that gave it a dark shaggy appearance.

For a long time, the sleeping Bear Dune stood at about feet high with a dense plant cover. However, trough most of the twentieth century, erosion has prevailed. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore brought in NPS fire professionals during the week of October 5 to evaluate risks and discuss the need and approach for reducing fuel loads and/or.

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One day, there is a fire, and the mother bear and her cubs escape to the water/5(51). Manitou Straits: on the lake bed between the Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear Dunes lie the carcasses of more than fifty ships.

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Sand and gravel beach is characterized by both a low diversity of plant species and low levels of plant cover. A wide variety of plants can develop at the inland margin of sand and gravel beaches, but few establish and persist on the active beach, where there is often intense wind and wave action, resulting in almost constantly moving sand.

Both the Sleeping Bear and Grand Sable dunes in Michigan (fig. B in color section) are of this type. Some transgressive dunes, such as those south of Marquette, Michigan, are not found along coasts and appear to have formed when wind concentrated sand on plains of outwash that formed in front of the retreating glaciers.

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