Miller Prairie

       
   

Area and County

    Traverse County
    Northwest Minnesota
     
 

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Size

380 acres

 
 
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Units

East Unit

West Unit

 
Parking

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Hiking Trails

 

 
Hunting

No hunting

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Prairie Parkland Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

Red River Valley

Subsection(s)  

Red River Prairie

Land Type Association(s)

Anthony Lake Plain

Campbell Lake Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Prairie Wetland Complex

 
Ownership

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Links

The Nature Conservancy

 
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Visits

9/3/2009

   

 

 

 

 

       
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East Unit

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For a listing of species found on Miller Prairie see the Web page for each unit of the preserve.

East Unit

West Unit

 
Birds

Four bird species with conservation status in Minnesota have been seen on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Endangered

Chestnut-collared Longspur (Calcarius ornatus)

 

Special concern

Greater Prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

 
Insects and Arachnids

Two insect species with conservation status in Minnesota have been seen on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Endangered

Powesheik skipperling (Oarisma powesheik)

 

Special concern

regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia)

 
Plants

Sullivant’s milkweed is found on the eastern unit. This is the northwestern limit of its range.

 
 

Two plant species with conservation status in Minnesota are found on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Threatened

Sullivant’s milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii)

 

Special concern

small white lady’s slipper (Cypripedium candidum)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Plant List

 

 

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