• The Tennessee Monument at Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh

    National Military Park TN,MS

Plants

Peach Tree

Peach Tree in full bloom

(NPS Photo)

More than three-quarters of the Shiloh plateau is covered in mixed hardwood forest, while one-quarter of the acreage consists of open field, shrub-scrub and wetland habitat. According to a recent study, twenty-five distinct vegetative communities were identified within the park boundary, as well as over 700 species of trees, shrubs, grasses, and other plants. The humid sub-tropical climate supports this diverse community of plants, as well as the park’s network of streams, ponds, and springs.

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