Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve, Iowa Native Plants, Iowa Natural Areas, Flora, Plant Communities, Preserves
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.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
© Copyright 1974 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Eilers, Lawrence J.
"The Flora of Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science: Vol. 81:
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol81/iss4/5