Forest

Habitat Type
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Trees on the Refuge are limited to those along levees and spoil banks. The most common trees include black willow (Salix nigra), hackberry (Celtis laevigata), Chinese tallow, and toothache tree (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis). Woody shrubs include wax-myrtle and baccharis. There are also a few pine and cypress trees, which are important to perching birds.

Facts About Forest

  • Smallest habitat type, but vitally important for birds to perch on.