Clinton Falls Dwarf Trout Lily SNA

 

 

     
 
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Ownership

 
 

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Overview

 
 

 

 
     
 

History

 
 

This SNA was designated June 27, 2011.

 
     
 

Management

 
 

 

 
     
 

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Location
 
 

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Printable Map(s) with GPS coordinates

 
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Size

 
 

20.5 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

Park at the Straight River Public Water Access #2. Cross the Straight River on the road shoulder to arrive at the east boundary of the SNA.

N44 8.929, W93 14.597

 
         
 

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          Steele County  
          Southeast Minnesota  
     
 
Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

No maintained trails

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

No hunting

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Oak Savanna

   
  Land Type Association    

Lemond Moraine

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Elm - Ash - Basswood Terrace Forest

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

Natural Features

     
 

Frontage on the Straight River

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signage

There is no wood routed sign but the boundaries are well marked.

 

 

 

Water Trail

The Straight River Water Trail passes through this site.

           
 
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Elm - Ash - Basswood Terrace Forest

 
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Straight River

 
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Clearing on Peninsula between Straight River and Crane Creek

 
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Floodplain Forest

 
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Visits

5/7/2013

  4/23/2015            
 
 

Amphibians

 
  boreal chorus frog (Pseudacris maculata)   boreal chorus frog  
 

Birds

 
 

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)

Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)

 

Blue Jay

Brown-headed Cowbird

Canada Goose

Mallard

Red-winged Blackbird

White-breasted Nuthatch

 
 

Fishes

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Fishes List

 
         
 

Fungi and Lichens

 
 

Artist’s Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

  Artist’s Conk  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Insects List

 
 

American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis)

eastern boxelder bug (Boisea trivittata)

  eastern boxelder bug  
 

Mammals

 
 

eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)

eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

  eastern cottontail  
 

Plants

 
 

One plant species with conservation status in Minnesota are found here:

Endangered

Minnesota dwarf trout lily (Erythronium propullans)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Elm - Ash - Basswood Terrace Forest FFs59c

     
 

 

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

cleavers (Galium aparine)

common blue violet (Viola sororia)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

cut-leaved toothwort (Cardamine concatenata)

eastern false rue anemone (Enemion biternatum)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

large-flowered bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)

northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)

plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

rue anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides)

Siberian squill (Scilla siberica)

smooth yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum)

white trout lily (Erythronium albidum)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild leek (Allium tricoccum)

 

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Allium tricoccum (wild leek)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Cardamine concatenata (cut-leaved toothwort)

Carduus acanthoides (plumeless thistle)

Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)

Celtis occidentalis (northern hackberry)

Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle)

Enemion biternatum (eastern false rue anemone)

Erythronium albidum (white trout lily)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium aparine (cleavers)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum (Virginia waterleaf)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana (American hophornbeam)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa (bur oak)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodroot)

Scilla siberica (Siberian squill)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum thalictroides (rue anemone)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Uvularia grandiflora (large-flowered bellwort)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula (smooth yellow violet)

Viola sororia (common blue violet)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

 

bloodroot

bur oak (var. macrocarpa)

chokecherry

common blue violet

eastern false rue anemone

large-flowered bellwort

rue anemone

Virginia waterleaf

wild grape

 

 

 

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