A BWCA Glossary


  • Abdomen
  • Abinodji
  • Abiotic Pathogen
  • Abita
  • Acarology
  • Accidental
  • Accipiter
  • Achene
  • Achundo
  • Acid Rain
  • Acidity
  • Acidophile
  • Adipose Fin
  • Aecial Stage (æcium)
  • Aerobic
  • Agamok
  • Agassa
  • Agawato
  • Agassiz
  • Ahgoday
  • Ahmakose
  • Ahsub
  • Alder
  • Algoman Orogeny
  • Alkaline
  • Allochthonous
  • Alpha
  • Alternate
  • Alternate Host
  • Aluminum
  • Alluvial
  • Ament
  • Amimi
  • Ammocoete
  • Amphibian
  • Anærobic
  • Anal Fin
  • Andek
  • Anemone
  • Angiosperm
  • Angleworm Trail
  • Animikean Period
  • Anion
  • Anishinabe
  • Anit
  • Annual
  • Anther
  • Antheridia
  • Anticline
  • Apical
  • Apothecia
  • Arachnology
  • Archegonium
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Arrowhead
  • Arrowhead Trail
  • Arthropod
  • Arum
  • Ashigan
  • Aspen
  • Assawan
  • Aster
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Autochthonous
  • Autoecious
  • Automba Phase
  • Awn
  • Axil

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  • Babesiosis
  • Bakekana
  • Baldpate
  • Balm of Gilead
  • Balsam
  • Banadad
  • Bane
  • Baneberry
  • Baraga, Frederic
  • Bark Beetle
  • Barbel
  • Basal
  • Basalt
  • Baskatong
  • Basswood Falls
  • Bat
  • Batholith
  • Bead Lily
  • Beam
  • Bear
  • Bear Bag
  • Bear Rope
  • Beatty Portage
  • Beaver
  • Beaver Pond
  • Becoosin
  • Bedrock
  • Bellwort
  • Bench Mark
  • Benezie Loop
  • Bewon
  • Beymer, Robert
  • Bezhik
  • Bibon
  • Biennial
  • Big Knife Portage
  • Big Moose Trail
  • Bilberry
  • Bingshick
  • Binomial
  • Birch
  • Bishop's Cap
  • Black Fly
  • Bladder Fern
  • Bladderwort
  • Blade
  • Blaze
  • Blowdown
  • Blueberry
  • Blueberry Portage
  • Bog
  • Bole
  • Boreal
  • Bottom
  • Bracken
  • Bract
  • Braided Stream
  • Break Up
  • British Soldiers
  • Browse
  • Bryology
  • Buccal Funnel
  • Buck Saw
  • Bullhead
  • Bunchberry
  • Burbot
  • Bushwhack
  • Butt
  • Cacabic
  • Calcareous
  • Calla
  • Calyx
  • Cambium
  • Camdre
  • Camp Robber
  • Canadian Shield
  • Canoe
  • Canoe Rest
  • Canoe Sign
  • Canopy
  • Cant Hook
  • Capillary Fringe
  • Capillary Water
  • Caribou
  • Caribou Rock Trail
  • Caribou Trail
  • Carnivore
  • Carp Portage
  • Casual
  • Cation
  • Cat
  • Catkin
  • Caudal Fin
  • Caudal Peduncle
  • Cedar
  • Cenozoic
  • Chemical Sedimentary Rock
  • Chickadee
  • Chipmunk
  • Chippewa
  • Chlorophyll
  • Cilia
  • Cinquefoil
  • Circumboreal
  • Clastic Sedimentary Rock
  • Clay
  • Clear Cut
  • Clear Length
  • Cliff Brake
  • Climax
  • Clinton, DeWitt
  • Clone
  • Clubmoss
  • Cocoon
  • Coltsfoot
  • Compound
  • Conchu
  • Conglomerate
  • Conifer
  • Conk
  • Continental Divide
  • Cook County
  • Cookoosh
  • Copepods
  • Corolla
  • Corticolous
  • Corvid
  • Cotyledon
  • Courduroy
  • Cowbird
  • Crepescular
  • Crossbill
  • Crown
  • Crown Fire
  • Crown Lands
  • Crustacea
  • Crustose
  • Culm
  • Cummings Lake Trail
  • Curtain Falls
  • Cyanobacteria
  • Dakotah
  • Damselflies
  • Daniels Spur Trail
  • Daphnia
  • d.b.h.
  • Decumbent
  • Deer
  • Deer Fly
  • Deer Tick
  • DEET
  • Dehiscent
  • Dehydration
  • Dendrology
  • Dessication
  • Devilís Cascade
  • Devil's Elbow
  • Diabase
  • Diameter at Breast Height
  • Diatoms
  • Dicotyledon
  • Dike
  • Dioecious
  • Disappointment Mountain
  • Disk
  • Displacement Speed
  • Diurnal
  • Division
  • DNR
  • Dog
  • Dogbane
  • Dog Tick
  • Dogwood
  • Dorsal Fin
  • Double Carry
  • Dragonflies
  • Drainage Basin
  • Drainage Divide
  • Drift
  • Drupe
  • Duckweed
  • Duct Tape
  • Duff
  • Duffer
  • Duluth, City of
  • Duluth Complex
  • Duluth, Lake
  • Duluth Pack
  • Dystrophic
  • Eagle Mountain
  • Echo Trail
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Eelpout
  • Ely
  • Elytra
  • Empids
  • Endangered
  • Endosperm
  • Entomology
  • Entire
  • Entry Line
  • Entry Point
  • Epicormic Branching
  • Epilimnion
  • Ericad
  • Erratic
  • Eskwagama
  • Etymology
  • Eutrophic
  • Even-aged
  • Evergreen
  • Extinct
  • Extirpated
  • Extrusive
  • Fairy Barf
  • Falcon
  • False Bottom
  • Feathermoss
  • Fen
  • Fernberg Road
  • Fibric Peat
  • Filamentous
  • Finch
  • Fir
  • Fire
  • Firebreak
  • Fire Danger
  • Fire Grate
  • Fire Interval
  • Fire Line
  • Fireweed
  • First Growth
  • Fish Consumption Advisory
  • Fisher
  • Flag
  • Flat Bottom
  • Fleabane
  • Gills
  • Girdle
  • Gitchigumi
  • Glabrous
  • Glacier
  • Glaucous
  • Global Warming
  • Gneiss
  • Gneiss Lake Portage
  • Goldeneye
  • Goldthread
  • Gooseberry
  • Gorp
  • GPS
  • Goshawk
  • Grand Marais
  • Grand Portage
  • Granite River Portage
  • Great Cherry Portage
  • Greenstone
  • Grenzhorizont
  • Greysolon, Daniel
  • Greywhacke
  • Grosbeak
  • Grounded Mat
  • Grouse
  • Grub
  • Gull
  • Gunflint Trail
  • Gunwale
  • Gymnosperm
  • Gypo (gyppo)
  • Gyttja
  • Habitat
  • Hardwood
  • Hare
  • Harebell
  • Harica
  • Harrier
  • Haustoria
  • Hawk
  • Hazel
  • Heath
  • Heinselman, Myron
  • Hemlock
  • Herbaceous
  • Herbivore
  • Herpetology
  • Herriman Lake Trails
  • Height of Land Portage
  • Heterocercal
  • Heteroecious
  • Highland Morraine
  • Honeydew
  • Honeysuckle
  • Horse Portage
  • Horsefly
  • Horsetail
  • Horsetail Rapids
  • Host
  • Houghton, Lake
  • Hovland
  • Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE)
  • Hummock
  • Humus
  • Hunters Island
  • Huronian Period
  • Hydric
  • Hydrophyte
  • Hypæ
  • Hypolimnion
  • Hypothermia
  • Ichthyoplankton
  • Icterid
  • Igneous
  • Indusium
  • Inflorescence
  • Insectivore
  • Instar
  • Internode
  • Jack
  • Jay
  • Jewelweed
  • Keel
  • Keewatin Period
  • Kekekabic
  • Kekekabic Trail
  • Kekekabic Trail Club
  • Keneu
  • Kerfoot, Justine
  • Kestrel
  • Kettle Lake
  • Kevlar®
  • Keweenaw
  • Keweenawan
  • Kiana
  • Kingfisher
  • Kinglet
  • Kinnikinnik
  • Kinogami
  • Kiskadinna
  • Kivandeba
  • Kivaniva
  • Knife Lake Period
  • Koma
  • Kutka
  • Laurel People
  • Laurentian
  • Layering
  • Leatherleaf
  • Lemming
  • Length
  • Lentic
  • Lesser Cherry Portage
  • Lichen
  • Liftover
  • Lightning
  • Lima Mountain
  • Limnology
  • Linnaeus, Carolus
  • Litter
  • Little Knife Portage
  • Little Vermilion Narrows
  • Littoral
  • Loam
  • Lobe
  • Loess
  • Loon
  • Loon Lake Portage
  • Looper
  • Loosestrife
  • Lost Interval
  • Lotic
  • Lujenida
  • Lungwort
  • Lutsen
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lynx
  • Madtom
  • Magnetic Declination
  • Makwa
  • Maniwaki
  • Manomin
  • Maraboef Lake Portage
  • Marl
  • Marsh
  • Marten
  • McKenzie
  • Meadowrue
  • Meander
  • Median Fins
  • Mercury
  • Merlin
  • Mesaba
  • Microcrustacea
  • Microplankton
  • Mid-Continent Gravity High
  • Minerotrophic
  • Mink
  • Minnesota
  • Misquah
  • Misquah Hills
  • Mistletoe
  • Mites
  • Mitrewort
  • Moat
  • Moiyaka
  • Mole
  • Monocotyledon
  • Monoecious
  • Monument Portage
  • Moonwort
  • Moose
  • Moose Mountain
  • Moose Portage
  • Morraine
  • Mosquito
  • Motor Route
  • Mouse
  • Muck
  • Mukooda
  • Muskeg
  • Muskrat
  • Mustelid
  • Mutualism
  • Mycelium
  • Mycobiont
  • Mycology
  • Mycorrhizae
  • North Shore
  • Northern
  • No-see-um
  • Norway Trail
  • Noyens
  • Nuthatch
  • Nymph
  • Ogishkemuncie
  • Ogliotropic
  • Ojibwe
  • Oketo
  • Old Growth
  • Old Pines Trail
  • Olson, Sigurd
  • Omaday
  • Ombrotrophic
  • Omnivore
  • Ontario
  • Orchid
  • Oriniack
  • Ornithology
  • Orogeny
  • Osmunder
  • Osprey
  • Otter
  • Outwash
  • Overmature
  • Overstory
  • Ovipositor
  • Owl
  • Ozada
  • Pagami
  • Painter
  • Pakween
  • Palmate
  • Pangi
  • Panicle
  • Parasitic
  • Passerine
  • Peat
  • Peavey
  • Pekan
  • Pelagial Zone
  • Peltate
  • Perch
  • Peregrine
  • Perennial
  • Perfoliate
  • Pericarp
  • Perseids Meteor Shower
  • Petiole
  • pH
  • Phenology
  • Photosynthesis
  • Phreatophyte
  • Phylum
  • Phytoplankton
  • Pike
  • Pileated
  • Pillow Structure
  • Pilose
  • Pine
  • Pine Portage
  • Pinna
  • Pinnas or pinnæ
  • Pinnate
  • Pinnatifid
  • Pinnule
  • Pioneer
  • Pipestone Falls
  • Pipewort
  • Pipsissewa
  • Pistil
  • Pistillate
  • Pixie Cups
  • Planimeter
  • Plankton
  • Plover
  • PMA
  • Podzol
  • Poling
  • Polypod
  • Pondweed
  • Poplar
  • Popple
  • Porcupine
  • Portage
  • Portage Wheels
  • Potable Water
  • Pow Wow Trail
  • Prairie Portage
  • Precambrian
  • Primitive Management Area
  • Proboscis
  • Profundal Zone
  • Proleg
  • Prothallium
  • Pubescent
  • Pulp
  • Pussytoes
  • Quill
  • Quillwort
  • Raceme
  • Rachis
  • Raccoon
  • Ragwort
  • Rainy Lobe
  • Ramet
  • Range
  • Raptor
  • Rare
  • Rayflower
  • Rebound
  • Red Osier
  • Red Shift
  • Redpoll
  • Reindeer Lichen
  • Remote Area Border Crossing Permit
  • Reptile
  • Resin
  • Rhizome
  • Riparian
  • Riparian Habitat
  • Rocker
  • Rod
  • Root Crown
  • Root Sprout
  • Rosendahl Spruce
  • Rosette
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotifer
  • Round Bottom
  • Rove Formation
  • Royalex®
  • Rush
  • Rust
  • Saganaga
  • Saganaga Batholith
  • Saganaga Falls
  • Sagus
  • Salamander
  • Samara
  • Sand
  • Sandpiper
  • Saprophyte
  • Sapwell
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Saskatoon
  • Sawbill
  • Sawbill Trail
  • Sawfly
  • Sawtimber
  • Saxicolous
  • Scabrous
  • Schroeder
  • Sebeka
  • Second Growth
  • Section
  • Sedge
  • Sedge Fen
  • Sedge Mat
  • Sedge Meadow
  • Seed Bank
  • Seed Tree
  • Seedbed
  • Self Pruning
  • Senescence
  • Seral
  • Sere
  • Serotinous
  • Serviceberry
  • Sessile
  • Seta
  • Shallow Arch Bottom
  • Shinleaf
  • Shipstead-Nolan Act
  • Shotholes
  • Shrew
  • Sides
  • Sign
  • Sill
  • Silviculture
  • Sinneeg
  • Sioux Hustler Trail
  • Siskin
  • Skoota
  • Skullcap
  • Skunk
  • Slash
  • Smartweed
  • Smelt
  • Snag
  • Snake
  • Snipe
  • Snowbank Trail
  • Snowberry
  • Softwood
  • Soil Horizon
  • Soil Texture
  • Soligenous
  • Solo
  • Solomon's Seal
  • Soredia
  • Sorus
  • South Lake Portage
  • South Lake Trail
  • Spadix
  • Sparrow
  • Spathe
  • Spatulate
  • Species
  • Species of Special Concern
  • Specific Epithet
  • Sphagnum
  • Sphagnum Lawn
  • Spiracle
  • Splake
  • Spleenwort
  • Sporangia
  • Spores
  • Sporophore
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Spruce Budworm
  • Squamulose
  • Squirrels
  • St. Johnswort
  • St. Louis County
  • St. Louis Sublobe
  • Stability, Initial
  • Stability, Secondary
  • Stable Fly
  • Stairway Portage
  • Stamen
  • Staminate
  • Starflower
  • Steelhead
  • Stipe
  • Stolon
  • Stratification
  • Striations
  • Strobilus
  • Stuart Lake Trail
  • Sturgeon
  • Substrate
  • Succession
  • Sucker
  • Summer Stagnation
  • Sundew
  • Sunfish
  • Superior
  • Superior Uplands
  • Swallow
  • Swamp
  • Swamp Portage
  • Symbiosis
  • Thermocline
  • Thickneck
  • Thompson-Nickerson Morraine
  • Thorax
  • Threatened
  • Thrush
  • Thunderstorm
  • Thwart
  • Tick
  • Till
  • Toad
  • Toadflax
  • Tofte
  • Topo
  • Topo!
  • Township
  • Tree
  • Treed Fen
  • Trillium
  • Trim
  • Tripe
  • Trout
  • Truck Portage
  • Tuber
  • Tufted
  • Tumblehome
  • Tumpline
  • Turnover
  • Turtle
  • Tussock
  • Twinflower
  • Umbel
  • Umbellate
  • Uncommon
  • Underbrush
  • Understory
  • Upland
  • Uredial Stage
  • USFS
  • USGS
  • Valders
  • Vaseux Portage
  • Velum
  • Verendrye
  • Vermilion Massif
  • Vermilion Moraine
  • Wabang
  • Wagosh
  • Wanihigan
  • Wapata
  • Warbler
  • Washte
  • Watap Portage
  • Waterline
  • Watershed
  • Water Table
  • Water Tabs
  • Watonwan
  • Wawaswi
  • Waxwing
  • Weasel
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty
  • Wetland
  • Wheelbarrow Falls
  • White Gasoline
  • Whorl
  • Whorled
  • Wilderness Act
  • Wildfire
  • Willow
  • Willow Herb
  • Windthrow
  • Winterkill
  • Wisconsinan
  • Wisini
  • Witches' Broom
  • Wolverine
  • Woodcock
  • Woodland Period
  • Woodpecker
  • Woodsia
  • Wood Tick
  • Wolf
  • Wort
  • Woundwort
  • Wren
  • Yew
  • Yoke
  • Zitkala
  • Zone of Aeration
  • Zone of Saturation
  • Zones, USDA
  • Zooplankton
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    Last Updated on 11 April, 2004