Components of a Nature Habitat - Summer Plants

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Not everyone will be blessed with all sixteen Habitat Components on their property.

This does not mean that introducing as many as possible will not enhance wildlife. The key is to understand each of the components, what they are, how they assist in nature and what wildlife will be assisted by their availability.

Components of a Nature Habitat

Summer Plants

The Registry of Nature Habitats - Summer Plants

Components of a Nature Habitat 



Living Habitat Component

Summer Plants

These plants produce fruits and berries and provide cover for wildlife. This includes trees, shrubs, aquatic plants vines that produce fruit from June - August. These plants tend to spread and create thickets which provides cover and nesting areas in addition to a food source. These include raspberries, blackberries, wild plum, serviceberries, chokeberries, honeysuckle and others. Mulberry, chokecherries and black cherries are good trees for providing food.

List of summer plants