Access status: limited
Acquisition: Donated by Hugh Lacey, 1998
Acres: 5
County: St. Joseph
Township: Park

Natural Features
The eastern border of the preserve follows the Portage River, protecting a narrow band of varying quality uplands and broader area of floodplain forest. The understory of the upland area is largely disturbed though a small area has some spring ephemerals including Virginia bluebells. The floodplain forest contains large sycamores, silver maples and cottonwoods with a second story thick with spicebush. Cardinal flower is common in sunny patches of the floodplain. It is upstream from Hidden Marsh Sanctuary.

Southwest Michigan
Land Conservancy
8395 East Main St.
Galesburg, MI 49053


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