A Tree “Library” in Downriver Detroit

A Tree “Library” in Downriver Detroit
January 13, 2016 Lea Vigi

New Trees

Naturalists working in the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge have found a number of species of trees and plants that they believe were native to the region before the arrival of settlers and agriculture.   Key among their findings are a robust collection of Shumard Oaks at Grosse Ile as well as an orchid species known as Oval Ladies’-Tresses, never before recorded in Wayne County, Michigan.

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