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Rosecrans Bog Natural Area (1) | by Nicholas_T
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Rosecrans Bog Natural Area (1)

Bald Eagle State Forest, Clinton County.

 

The bog forms the headwaters of Jamison Run, a stream that empties into the nearby McElhattan Reservoir. Highbush blueberry, mountain holly, cranberry, and leatherleaf form dense thickets at the bog's western end. At the eastern end is a large area of open water and flooded timber—the long-standing result of beaver activity. A forest of hemlocks, white pines, and northern hardwoods buffers the bog on all sides.

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Taken on November 6, 2011