21 acres - Medina County
12808 Williams Rd
Homerville, OH 44235
- Rare swamp cottonwood
- Good spring wildflowers
This preserve has one of Ohio's best populations of swamp cottonwood, a potentially threatened tree species. The wet depressions support swamp cottonwood, as well as a variety of other interesting wetland plants including sphagnum moss, poison sumac and highbush blueberry.
The woods surrounding the central wet depression have a variety of ferns and a good spring wildflower display.
Located approximately 3 miles southwest of Homerville. Follow U.S. Rte 224 west from Homerville 1 mile to Camp Rd (Township Rd 36); south 1.5 miles to Williams Rd (Township Rd 79), and west .5 mile to unmarked pull-off area on the south side of Williams Road.