Balsam Poplar-red osier dogwood

Balsam Poplar-red osier dogwood

Balsam Poplar-red osier dogwood

Found on very moist, very rich sites, in depressions and/or on river terraces that are occasionally flooded and enriched with new deposits. An early seral community that in the absence of disturbance will go through succession to a Balsam poplar – White Spruce Mixedwood community, and eventually to a White Spruce-horsetail community type. Usually found in the lower slope to depressional landscape positions and on fine textured (clay) soils.

 

Plants

Balsam Poplar

Red Osier Dogwood

Bracted Honeysuckle

Willow

Green Alder

Raspberry

Cow Parsnip

Tall Lungwort

Horsetail

 

Reclamation Challenges

  • High Vegetation Competition
  • High Compaction Risk

STIPA

14511-82 Ave

Edmonton AB

T5R 3R7