Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County

Recreation

Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon

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Description

Join our efforts to control garlic mustard in this beautiful area!

Hawthorne Hills/Shady Lane Woods

The property is a natural area of regional significance because of the variety of plants - 75 species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers - and limited disturbance of the woods. The forest canopy is dominated by large sugar maple, beech, red oak, and basswood.

There is a rich set of spring wildflowers: white trillium, trout lily, jack-in-the-pulpit, wood anemone, bloodroot and buttercups. An uncommon flower blossoming here is goldenseal, a buttercup. Indian pipe, also known as ghost plant because it lacks chlorophyll, grows here.

Ozaukee County Planning and Parks Department

Contact:
Team Leader: Tina Kroening
Phone: 262-236-2006
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