Plants of the Copper Country is an illustrated guide to the vascular plants of Houghton and Keweenaw Counties and Isle Royale National Park. Michigan's Copper Country has long been known for its rich botanical heritage. The region contains nearly 900 species of native vascular plants distributed among 119 families. An additional 300 introduced species occur. Notable also are the number of rare species reported from the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale, many of which occur there and nowhere else in Michigan.
This PocketFlora Guide contains a current listing of all native and introduced vascular plants reported from the Copper Country - here defined as Houghton and Keweenaw Counties, including Isle Royale. Illustrations are provided for many species. The Guide is designed for both the casual observer of plants as well as the professional botanist engaged in field studies.
Illustrated plant on the front cover is that of the Thimbleberry - Rubus parviflorus.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 11 March, 2008.