tamarack bogs of the Driftless area of Wisconsin. by Henry Paul Hansen

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Published by Board of Trustees, Milwaukee Public Museum in Milwaukee .

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  • Botany -- Wisconsin.,
  • Plant ecology.,
  • Bogs.,
  • Physical geography -- Wisconsin.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 293.

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SeriesMilwaukee. Public Museum. Bulletin -- v. 7, no. 2., Bulletin (Milwaukee Public Museum) -- v. 7, no. 2.
The Physical Object
Pagination[233]-304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16595850M

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Twin Lakes Bog State Natural Area is a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources-designated State Natural Area featuring an intact tamarack (Larix laricina) swamp lying in a depression between two kettle lakes (North Twin Lake and South Twin Lake).The understory of the swamp has an open aspect to it, and is dominated by the ericaceous shrubs Labrador tea (Rhododendron groenlandicum), bog Coordinates: 45°16′23″N 90°26′14″W / °N.

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