Palmer River Salt March, Warren, RI
This walk, the second in our 2018 series Plants & Their Places which is offered in conjunction with the Connecticut Botanical Society, takes us to Palmer River Salt Marsh, Warren, RI.
The Warren Land Conservation Trust has preserved a beautiful salt marsh on the Palmer River. Behind the marsh is a Maritime Woodland community with large oaks and red maples, with a lush understory. Some uncommon species we might incur include Ptilimnium capillaceum (Atlantic mock bishop-weed), Polygala cruciata (drum-heads milkwort), Bolboschoenus robustus (sea-coast tuber-bulrush), Cirsium horridulum (yellow thistle).
See Doug’s flickr album of Palmer River Salt March
• The walk is slated for 4 hours but could be shorter.
• Wet feet are likely. The time was chosen to coincide with low tide
• We recommend taking appropriate protective measures against sun and insects.
• Bring food and water
Walk Leader: Doug McGrady – firstname.lastname@example.org – 401-935-5367 cell
This walk is a part of our Plants & Their Places Series. See our Botanizing Walks home page for important details about these walks and other types of walks that we offer.