Plant Study of Haines Island Park, Alabama


Haines Island Park, a part of the Mobile District Corps of Engineers’ Alabama River Lakes Project, is located on the east bank of the Alabama River in Monroe Co., Alabama. This module presents a field tour of some of the notable plants found in the park. Examples include:

  • Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus),
  • Leatherwood (Dirca palustris),
  • Green violet (Hybanthus concolor),
  • Florida anise (Illicium floridanum),
  • Bigleaf magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla), and
  • Mapleleaf viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)