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    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is located on the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is located in the upper Great Lakes in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
 

Did You Know?

The flowers of submerged buttercups rise above the surface of the water and can be quite showy, even when small.

Several species of plants in the Buttercup Family are aquatic, growing underwater in lakes and ponds. A few are even amphibious, meaning that a single plant lives partly on sand along a shoreline and partly submerged. Such plants have runners, like a strawberry plant, and grow roots along the runners. The submerged leaves appear quite different from the ones growing in air.