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Native Forest Plants 

A forest has at least one layer of trees which provide 80% to 100% ground shade. Typically, there is also a shrub and herb layer beneath. Forests are a common ecosystem throughout the Great Lakes Region.


photo of snowtrees
snowfall on trees
photo of violets
photo of a trilium
photo of trees shown from the ground upward
Hiawatha National Forest
Photo courtesy of Perry Allen

Looking up a tree in the 
Upper Peninsula, Michigan

photo of a fern



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