Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, Iowa Flora, Sioux quartzite flora
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.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1979 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Zee, Delmar Vander
"The Vascular Flora of Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, Lyon County, Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 86(2), 66-75.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol86/iss2/7