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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve, Iowa Native Plants, Iowa Natural Areas, Flora, Plant Communities, Preserves

Abstract

Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve is a scenic natural area in Fayette County, Iowa. The preserve contains steep, wooded ravines; tall, vertical outcrops of dolomitic limestone; clear streams; cascades area; and cool springs. These habitats support a variety of native plant communities, resulting in a rich flora of at least 268 species of vascular plants. Man-made disturbance is minimal, and there are several species of rare plants that increase the importance of the preserve.

Publication Date

December 1974

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

81

Issue

4

First Page

150

Last Page

157

Copyright

© Copyright 1974 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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