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Location
 
 

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Size

 
 

231.65 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

The WMA is split north to south by 383rd Ave., a gravel road. There is a parking lot with a natural/grass surface on the east side of 383rd Ave. near the middle of the WMA.

N45 26.323, W94 54.382

 
         
 

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          Stearns County  
          Central Minnesota  
     
 
Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

No maintained trails

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

Deer, Small Game, Pheasants, Waterfowl. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Prairie Parkland Province

   
  Ecological Section    

North Central Glaciated Plains

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Minnesota River Prairie

   
  Land Type Association    

Bellgrade Sand Plain

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Mesic Prairie (Southern)

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

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Wood routed sign

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Restored/Planted medium-tall grass prairie

 
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Mesic Prairie (Southern)

 
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Saturated deciduous shrubland

 
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Unnamed stream

 
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Bacteria, Viruses, and Other Pathogens

 
  apical chlorosis of Canada thistle (Pst) (Pseudomonas syringae pv. tagetis)   Pst  
 

Birds

 
 

Two bird species with conservation status in Minnesota have been seen here:

Special Concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)

 
 

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Dickcissel (Spiza americana)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis tabida)

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

 

American Goldfinch

Brown-headed Cowbird

Gray Catbird

Mourning Dove

Tree Swallow

 
 

Fungi and Lichens

 
  Crown Rust (Puccinia coronata)   Crown Rust  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
 

cabbage white (Pieris rapae)

clouded sulphur (Colias philodice)

common green darner (Anax junius)

common wood nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

deer fly (Chrysops sp.)

dot-tailed whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)

eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

goldenrod bunch gall midge (Rhopalomyia solidaginis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

northern crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

plum finger gall mite (Eriophyes emarginatae)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

willow pinecone gall midge (Rabdophaga strobiloides)

 

common green darner

great spangled fritillary

twelve-spotted skimmer

viceroy

 
 

Mammals

 
 

American beaver (Castor canadensis)

plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

  plains pocket gopher  
 

Plants

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Mesic Prairie (Southern) UPs23a

     
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

American black currant (Ribes americanum)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa)

American vetch (Vicia americana ssp. americana)

balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera)

bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardi)

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

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

blue flag iris (Iris sp.)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bristly buttercup (Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum)

broad-leaved arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

Canadian milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common duckweed (Lemna minor)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

downy phlox (Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida)

dwarf false indigo (Amorpha nana)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

fiddleleaf hawksbeard (Crepis runcinata ssp. runcinata)

Flodman’s thistle (Cirsium flodmanii)

fragrant bedstraw (Galium triflorum)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

gray-headed coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium ssp. angulata)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hoary puccoon (Lithospermum canescens)

hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis)

lance-leaf coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)

large-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)

large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium)

marsh hedge nettle (Stachys palustris)

marsh vetchling (Lathyrus palustris)

Maximilian’s sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

narrow-leaved purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

North American common reed (Phragmites australis ssp. americanus)

northern bedstraw (Galium boreale)

plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides)

porcupine sedge (Carex hystericina)

prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya)

prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie peppergrass (Lepidium densiflorum)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple meadow-rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea var. purpurea)

prairie willow (Salix humilis var. humilis)

pussy willow (Salix discolor)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

rattlesnake fern (Botrypus virginianus)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

redtop (Agrostis gigantea)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

sawtooth wormwood (Artemisia serrata)

Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)

silverleaf scurfpea (Pediomelum argophyllum)

slender willow (Salix petiolaris)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra)

smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

soft-stem bulrush (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)

spotted Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium maculatum)

spotted lady’s thumb (Persicaria maculosa)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida ssp. rigida)

stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

sulphur cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

switch grass (Panicum virgatum var. virgatum)

Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

touch-me-not (Impatiens sp.)

tower mustard (Turritis glabra)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Agrostis gigantea (redtop)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Amorpha nana (dwarf false indigo)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa (American hog peanut)

Andropogon gerardi (big bluestem)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)

Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Artemisia serrata (sawtooth wormwood)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Botrypus virginianus (rattlesnake fern)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Calystegia sepium. ssp. angulata (hedge bindweed)

Carduus acanthoides (plumeless thistle)

Carex hystericina (porcupine sedge)

Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia (spotted water hemlock)

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium flodmanii (Flodman’s thistle)

Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata (bastard toadflax)

Coreopsis lanceolata (lance-leaf coreopsis)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Crepis runcinata ssp. runcinata (fiddleleaf hawksbeard)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

Dalea purpurea var. purpurea (purple prairie clover)

Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leaved purple coneflower)

Echinocystis lobata (wild cucumber)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Equisetum laevigatum (smooth scouring rush)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Eutrochium maculatum (spotted Joe Pye weed)

Galium boreale (northern bedstraw)

Galium triflorum (fragrant bedstraw)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum (large-leaved avens)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Helianthus maximiliani (Maximilian’s sunflower)

Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus (stiff sunflower)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra (smooth oxeye)

Impatiens sp. (touch-me-not)

Iris sp. (blue flag iris)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lathyrus palustris (marsh vetchling)

Lemna minor (common duckweed)

Lepidium densiflorum (prairie peppergrass)

Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya (prairie blazing star)

Linaria vulgaris (butter and eggs)

Lithospermum canescens (hoary puccoon)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian honeysuckle)

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

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Panicum virgatum var. virgatum (switch grass)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Pediomelum argophyllum (silverleaf scurfpea)

Penstemon grandiflorus (large-flowered beardtongue)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria maculosa (spotted lady’s thumb)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida (downy phlox)

Phragmites australis ssp. americanus (North American common reed)

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)

Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (sulphur cinquefoil)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum (bristly buttercup)

Ratibida pinnata (gray-headed coneflower)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Ribes americanum (American black currant)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Sagittaria latifolia (broad-leaved arrowhead)

Salix discolor (pussy willow)

Salix humilis var. humilis (prairie willow)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Salix petiolaris (slender willow)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (soft-stem bulrush)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Solidago rigida ssp. rigida (stiff goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass)

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

Stachys palustris (marsh hedge nettle)

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides (white heath aster)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (purple meadow-rue)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Turritis glabra (tower mustard)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena stricta (hoary vervain)

Viburnum lentago (nannyberry)

Vicia americana ssp. americana (American vetch)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

 

alfalfa

American black currant

American vetch

black-eyed susan

butter and eggs

Canada anemone

Canadian milkvetch

common evening primrose

common yarrow

downy phlox

golden alexanders

hedge bindweed

hoary puccoon

large-flowered beardtongue

leadplant

Morrow’s honeysuckle

nannyberry

narrow-leaved purple coneflower

prairie fleabane (var. strigosus)

prairie rose

purple prairie clover

rough cinquefoil

sulphur cinquefoil

silverleaf scurfpea

spotted Joe Pye weed

spotted water hemlock

stiff goldenrod

Tatarian honeysuckle

white avens

white prairie clover

yellow goat's beard

yellow sweet clover

 

 

 

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