A BWCA Glossary
- 1) A lake in the Temperance River drainage. 2) A two needle pine,
Pinus banksiana, the pine of the boreal forest.
- Colorful and garrulous Corvids, represented in the North Country by the Blue Jay
(Cyanocitta cristata) near the northern edge of its range, and the Canada Jay (Perisoreus canadensis),
a boreal species near the southern end of its range. pikwakokweweshi in the Ojibwe.
- Succulent annuals of the genus Impatiens. Both Spotted (Impatiens capensis) and Pale Jewelweed
(Impatiens pallida) are native to the North Woods. Also known as Touch-Me-Not.
- A common northern sparrow, the Northern Junco (Junco hyemalis) is one of the most commonly seen species
in winter gardens and feeding stations across the country.
- Any of several scaley leaved conifers of the genus Juniperus. The Juniper of the North Woods is the shrub
Common Juniper (Juniperus communis). Okâwanj
in the Ojibwe.