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Stone Road Alvar

Essex region
Pelee, ON

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The Stone Road Alvar on Pelee Island is designated as a provincially significant Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI). The site is a globally unique limestone plain or alvar not represented elsewhere in Ontario and is separated from other limestone plains in the Great Lakes basin by several hundred miles. Over 50 provincially rare plant species have been recorded at Stone Road Alvar, making it one of the most botanically significant sites in Ontario

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