The south-western shore is generally low, with sand hills covered with shrivelled pines and bur oaks.
Mauch Chunk cluding the Bur- 4.
Bur-Sin, more than 12 years.
Weeds are very numerous (about 125); and some, notably the sand-bur (Solanum rostratum) cockle-bur, and tumble-weeds among indigenous, and the Russian thistle (Salsola tragus) and purslane among non-indigenous species, are agricultural pests.
Many trees of the eastern forest, such as basswood, sugar, river and red maple, red, white and black ash, red and rock elm, black and bur oak, white and red pine and red cedar find their western limit here.