Niagara Issues:
Observations on the Niagara River

P. M. Eckel
Res Botanica
Missouri Botanical Garden

http://www.mobot.org/plantscience/ResBot/niag/
March 8, 2003

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- Niagara Issues -

 

The book Botanical Heritage of the Islands

at the Brink of Niagara Falls, by P. M. Eckel, 2013,

is now available for purchase. Click here for a description and online order form.

 

 

Art Park Area (mostly groundwater images)

Artesian river bank

Bedrock seepage

Fish Creek upper bank intake

Fish Creek lower bank discharge

Invasive species

Northern boundary stream

Ravine

Scoville's Knoll

White Cedar

 

Devil's Hole

 

Forebay

 

Art Park Botanical Field Notes

 

Black Oak Wood near Niagara University

 

Botanical Observations at Devil's Hole
State Park, 2002

 

Botanical Notes on the South Grand Island
Bridge Area, Erie County, New York (Photo Essay)


Vegetation of the South Grand Island Bridge Shoreline Parcel, Mainland, Town of Tonawanda, Erie County, New York (in depth discussion)

 

Niagara Issues: Cayuga Island (a photo essay)

 

Flora of a Marsh on Cayuga Island, Niagara County,

New York

 

The Mystery Oak: Quercus shumardii Buckley at Buckhorn Island

 

Proposal for a new forest type in New York State

 

Iris virginica New to New York State

 

Flora of DeVeaux College Woods, Niagara Falls, New York

 

Two Problems in Betulaceae along the Niagara River: Alnus glutinosa and Betula cordifolia

 

Notes On the Limits of the Sacred Precinct on Scovell's Knoll (Oak Hill), Lewiston, Niagara County, New York

 

Preliminary Review of the Rare Plants of the Niagara River Gorge, U.S.A. and Canada

 

Aster ontarionis - A Rare Plant New to the Niagara Region

 

The Honeysuckle Hybrid Lonicera morrowii x tatarica = L. x bella Zabel at Buckhorn Island State Park, Erie County, New York

 

Some Preliminary Proposals for Relicensing Settlement

 

Bob Baxter's Greenhouse

 

The Oriental Mystery Mollusc (Cipangopaludina chinensis) at Buckhorn Island State Park, Erie County, New York

 

Mosses of DeVeaux - Whirlpool Steps, Whirlpool State Park, Niagara Falls, New York State. A Photographic Checklist

 

The Physical Removal of a Recent Population of Phytolacca americana (Pokeweed) in the Niagara River Gorge

 

 


 

For Other Information see Niagara Flora Notes and:

 

The Vascular Flora of the Vicinity of the

Falls of Niagara

 

Botanical Evaluation of the Goat Island Complex, Niagara Falls, New York

 

A Second Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Niagara Frontier Region

 

G. W. Clinton's Botanical Journal 1862-1875

 

Menu for Mosses, Liverworts and Lichens at Niagara Falls

 

John Goldie in North America, Parts One and Two

        


 

This Web site is intended to be a clearing house for various kinds of information relevant to the botanical resources of the Niagara River, with a particular focus on the Niagara gorge and vicinity. The site is under construction and changes to it may be expected throughout 2003.

 

 

Direct all comments to:

P. M. Eckel patricia.eckel@mobot.org