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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, Iowa Flora, Sioux quartzite flora

Abstract

Gitchie Manitou State Preserve in Lyon Co., Iowa is unique for its relict prairie and quartzite flora. The vascular flora inventoried in 1974-1976 includes 328 species from 66 families. Seven plant communities are described: native prairie, plants of quartzite outcrops, secondary succession grassland, Jasper Pool woods, plants of Jasper Pool mudbank and littoral zone, Big Sioux River flood plain woodland, plants of disturbed areas. Species reported by others are noted and discussed.

Publication Date

June 1979

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

86

Issue

2

First Page

66

Last Page

75

Copyright

© Copyright 1979 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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