Flora of the Lake Erie Island region

Asclepias incarnata L. - swamp milkweed

Asclepias incarnata L. – swamp milkweed

Learn about plants, birds and wildlife indigenous to the Lake Erie Islands. We have a list of birds that can be spotted on the islands, as well as a list if native plants and wildflowers, and other wildlife native to the islands. You can also learn about the Lake Erie water snake, once on the endangered species list, that has now made a resurgence on the islands.

More information and images of our area flora coming soon. In the meantime please have a look at this post on the benefits of native plants.