Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Ecology Field Trip Part 2: Webb's Mill Bog

On Sunday the ecology class took a trip to Webb's Mill Bog in Manchester Township, NJ. This was part of a weekend long trip to explore the coastal plan of NJ, including the shore. There is something very cool about bogs that remind me a primordial swamp. 

Sarracenia purpurea

White cedar swamp bog

Closer look at the bog - note the sandy bottom

Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)

Inkberry (Ilex glabra)

Pitch pine with scorched bark

Highbush Blueberry

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