Hastings SNA

               
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Area and County

Dakota County

 

 

 


Size

69 acres

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N44 43.772, W92 49.995

 
Hiking Trails

No maintained trails

 
Hunting

No hunting


Ecological Classification

Province

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification

Section

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal
Paleozoic Plateau

Subsection(s)

The Blufflands
Oak Savanna
St. Paul-Baldwin Plains

Land Type Association(s)

Coates Sand Plain

Mississippi River Valley

Pig’s Eye Alluvial Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Bulrush Marsh (Northern)

Silver Maple - (Virginia Creeper) Floodplain Forest

Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bitternut Hickory) Forest


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Minnesota DNR


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Visits

4/1/2006

7/5/2012

   

 

 

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Amphibians

American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)

northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens)

northern leopard frog


Birds

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Eastern Wood-peewee (Contopus virens)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

American Robin

Black-capped Chickadee

Canada Goose

Northern Cardinal

Pileated Woodpecker


Fungi and Lichens

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

Crown Rust (Puccinia coronata)

Gray False Death Cap (Amanita citrina var. grisea)

Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha austriaca)

Scarlet Cup

Insects and Arachnids

Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina)

common whitetail (Plathemis lydia)

dog day cicada (Neotibicen canicularis)

ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)

linden wart gall midge (Contarinia verrucicola)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

red admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

dog day cicada

twelve-spotted skimmer

widow skimmer


Mammals

American beaver (Castor canadensis)

eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

eastern gray squirrel

Plants

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

 

Endangered

butternut (Juglans cinerea)

 

Threatened

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

 

Special concern

snow trillium (Trillium nivale)

twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas (Bell Museum of Natural History) Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Bulrush Marsh (Northern) MRn93a

Silver Maple - (Virginia Creeper) Floodplain Forest FFs68a

Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bitternut Hickory) Forest MHs39a

 
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American germander (Teucrium canadense)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa)

American lopseed (Phryma leptostachya)

Amur maple (Acer ginnala)

annual fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

bird’s-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus var. corniculatus)

black ash (Fraxinus nigra)

black bindweed (Fallopia convolvulus)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black maple (Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

bland sweet cicely (Osmorhiza claytonii)

bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

bouncing bet (Saponaria officinalis)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

broad-leaved arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade (Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis)

butternut (Juglans cinerea)

Canada lettuce (Lactuca canadensis)

Canada moonseed (Menispermum canadense)

Canadian clearweed (Pilea pumila)

Canadian honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)

Canadian woodnettle (Laportea canadensis)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

clustered black snakeroot (Sanicula odorata)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common dayflower (Commelina communis)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

curly dock (Rumex crispus)

David’s spurge (Euphorbia davidii)

desert false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa)

early meadow rue (Thalictrum dioicum)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

field clover (Trifolium campestre)

field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

flowering spurge (Euphorbia corollata)

fragrant bedstraw (Galium triflorum)

fringed loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)

giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida var. trifida)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

green foxtail (Setaria viridis var. viridis)

hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

ironwood (Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana)

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

kidney-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)

Maryland black snakeroot (Sanicula marilandica)

Missouri gooseberry (Ribes missouriense)

nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

northern blue flag (Iris versicolor)

northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

northern lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum)

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

northern prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)

northern red oak (Quercus rubra)

northern shagbark hickory (Carya ovata)

ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica)

pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Pennsylvania buttercup (Ranunculus pensylvanicus)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

pointed-leaved tick-trefoil (Desmodium glutinosum)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

red baneberry (Actaea rubra ssp. rubra)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red pine (Pinus resinosa)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

sharp-lobed hepatica (Anemone acutiloba)

silky dogwood (Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua)

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

spotted touch-me-not (Impatiens capensis)

staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

sugar maple (Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

tall thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)

Tartarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla)

upright carrionflower (Smilax ecirrhata)

Virginia stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

western poison ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white oak (Quercus alba)

white poplar (Populus alba)

white sweet clover (Melilotus albus)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild geranium (Geranium maculatum)

wild ginger (Asarum canadense)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild leek (Allium tricoccum)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

woodland horsetail (Equisetum sylvaticum)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow marsh marigold (Caltha palustris var. palustris)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

zigzag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

 

Acer ginnala (Amur maple)

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum (black maple)

Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum (sugar maple)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Actaea rubra ssp. rubra (red baneberry)

Allium tricoccum (wild leek)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia trifida var. trifida (giant ragweed)

Amorpha fruticosa (desert false indigo)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa (American hog peanut)

Anemone acutiloba (sharp-lobed hepatica)

Anemone virginiana (tall thimbleweed)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)

Asarum canadense (wild ginger)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum (northern lady fern)

Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry)

Caltha palustris var. palustris (yellow marsh marigold)

Carya ovata (northern shagbark hickory)

Caulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh)

Celtis occidentalis (northern hackberry)

Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis (broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade)

Commelina communis (common dayflower)

Cornus alternifolia (pagoda dogwood)

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua (silky dogwood)

Cryptotaenia canadensis (Canadian honewort)

Desmodium glutinosum (pointed-leaved tick-trefoil)

Equisetum arvense (field horsetail)

Equisetum sylvaticum (woodland horsetail)

Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane)

Euphorbia corollata (flowering spurge)

Euphorbia davidii (David’s spurge)

Fallopia convolvulus (black bindweed)

Fraxinus nigra (black ash)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium triflorum (fragrant bedstraw)

Geranium maculatum (wild geranium)

Hackelia virginiana (Virginia stickseed)

Helianthus tuberosus (Jerusalem artichoke)

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum (Virginia waterleaf)

Impatiens capensis (spotted touch-me-not)

Iris versicolor (northern blue flag)

Jeffersonia diphylla (twinleaf)

Juglans cinerea (butternut)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lactuca canadensis (Canada lettuce)

Laportea canadensis (Canadian woodnettle)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

Lonicera tatarica (Tartarian honeysuckle)

Lotus corniculatus var. corniculatus (bird’s-foot trefoil)

Lysimachia ciliata (fringed loosestrife)

Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum (common false Solomon’s seal)

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica (ostrich fern)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus albus (white sweet clover)

Menispermum canadense (Canada moonseed)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)

Osmorhiza claytonii (bland sweet cicely)

Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana (ironwood)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Phryma leptostachya (American lopseed)

Pilea pumila (Canadian clearweed)

Pinus resinosa (red pine)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Populus alba (white poplar)

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Quercus alba (white oak)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Quercus rubra (northern red oak)

Ranunculus abortivus (kidney-leaved buttercup)

Ranunculus pensylvanicus (Pennsylvania buttercup)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Rhus typhina (staghorn sumac)

Ribes missouriense (Missouri gooseberry)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Rumex crispus (curly dock)

Sagittaria latifolia (broad-leaved arrowhead)

Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodroot)

Sanicula marilandica (Maryland black snakeroot)

Sanicula odorata (clustered black snakeroot)

Saponaria officinalis (bouncing bet)

Setaria viridis var. viridis (green foxtail)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Smilax ecirrhata (upright carrionflower)

Solidago flexicaulis (zigzag goldenrod)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Teucrium canadense (American germander)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Thalictrum dioicum (early meadow rue)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (western poison ivy)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium campestre (field clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena stricta (hoary vervain)

Viburnum lentago (nannyberry)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zanthoxylum americanum (northern prickly ash)

alfalfa

American germander

American lopseed

black bindweed

black raspberry

black-eyed Susan

bloodroot

blue cohosh

bouncing bet

chokecherry

common evening primrose

common false Solomon’s seal

common yarrow

desert false indigo

early meadow rue

flowering spurge

fringed loosestrife

hoary vervain

nannyberry

northern prickly ash

prairie rose

red baneberry

sharp-lobed hepatica

silky dogwood

spotted touch-me-not

tall meadow rue

Virginia waterleaf

white clover

wild geranium

yellow goat’s beard

yellow marsh marigold

yellow wood sorrel


 

 

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