Vermillion River WMA

       
   

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Size

1,492.79 acres

 
 
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West Unit

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East Unit

 

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Parking

East Unit

Annette Ave.
There is a parking lot at 190th St. E. and Annette Ave. at the northwest corner of the unit. The East Unit is to the southeast of the intersection, the West Unit to the northwest, Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA to the northeast, and private property to the southwest.
N44 40.407, W93 4.509

Blaine Ave.
There is a parking lot on the west side of Blaine Ave. near the middle of the unit.
N44 40.124, W93 3.328

Clayton Ave.
There is a parking lot on the west side of Clayton Ave. at the northeast corner of the unit. Vermillion River WMA is to the south of the parking lot, Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA is to the north.
N44 40.423, W93 2.108

A gated, unnamed gravel road at the southeast corner of the unit on Clayton Ave. leads west 0.4 mile to a parking lot south of the gravel pit. According to the Minnesota DNR’s map of the Vermillion River Complex, this lot can be used by visitors to the WMA. However, there are no signs or boundary markers to indicate that this is anything but private property. For this reason, parking here is not recommended.
N44 39.850, W93 2.483

 

West Unit

Annette Ave.
There is a parking lot on the west side of Annette Ave. at the east boundary of the WMA. The West Unit is to the west of Annette Ave, Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA is to the east.
N44 40.682, W93 4.552

County Highway 66
There is a large parking lot with a gravel surface on the north side of County Highway 66 at the south boundary of the WMA. Parking here gives access to the approximately 170 acres of the West Unit of the WMA that lies south of the Vermillion River. Parking here gives access to the southern one-eighth of the West Unit that lies south of the Vermillion River. This is tha main parking lot for the WMA.
N44 39.607, W93 4.950

190th St. W.
There is a parking lot on the south side of 190th St. W. Parking here gives access to the approximately 770 acres of the West Unit of the WMA that lies north of the Vermillion River.
N44 40.424, W93 5.748

 
Hiking Trails

A well-worn footpath leads from the County Highway 66 parking lot straight north to the Vermillion River.

 
Hunting

Deer, Forest Upland Birds, Pheasants, Waterfowl, Turkey, Doves. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

Subsection(s)  

Oak Savanna

Land Type Association(s)

Coates Sand Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1 Lowland Aspen Forest
 
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Visits

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West Unit
       

Parking lot, County Highway 66

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A minimum maintenance road (190th St W) provides access to the northern seven-eighths of the West Unit.

A gate across the road is closed and locked in the spring…

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…open in the summer.

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Parking lot, 190th St W

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Parking lot, 190th St W and Annette Ave

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Parking lot, Annette Ave

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Medium-tall grassland planted with native grasses and forbs

May

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July

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Vermillion River

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Emergent wetland

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A concrete walking bridge crosses a long inlet

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Former cropland planted with native grasses and forbs

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Unmowed grasses

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Aspen forest

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Aspen woodland

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Amphibians

green frog (Rana clamitans)

northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens)

northern leopard frog

 
Bacteria

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

Pst

 
Birds

eBird Field Checklist

 
 

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

American Goldfinch

Blue Jay

Gray Catbird

Northern Cardinal

Wild Turkey

 
Fishes

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Fishes List

 
Fungi and Lichens

Artist’s Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

False Tinder Fungus (Phellinus igniarius)

Powdery Mildew (Order Erysiphales)

Thin-Walled Maze Polypore (Daedaleopsis confragosa)

False Tinder Fungus

 
Insects and Arachnids

aphid (Uroleucon spp.)

cabbage white (Pieris rapae)

Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina)

chokecherry finger gall mite (Eriophyes emarginatae)

common green darner (Anax junius)

dog day cicada (Neotibicen canicularis)

eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)

goldenrod bunch gall midge (Rhopalomyia solidaginis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica)

lemon cuckoo bumble bee (Bombus citrinus)

monarch (Danaus plexippus)

northern crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

red milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)

river jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)

two-striped grasshopper (Melanoplus bivittatus)

viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

willow pinecone gall midge (Rabdophaga strobiloides)

common green darner

Japanese beetle

red milkweed beetle

river jewelwing

willow pinecone gall midge

viceroy

 
Mammals

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Mammals List

 
 

American beaver (Castor canadensis)

American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)

plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius)

striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

American red squirrel

eastern cottontail

 
Plants

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

 

Threatened

edible valerian (Valeriana edulis var. ciliata)

 

Special concern

arrowhead rattlebox (Crotalaria sagittalis)

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

small white lady’s slipper (Cypripedium candidum)

wild sweet William (Phlox maculata ssp. maculata)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Lowland Aspen Forest WFs55a

 
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American black currant (Ribes americanum)

American bugleweed (Lycopus americanus)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata)

American plum (Prunus americana)

American vetch (Vicia americana ssp. americana)

annual fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

arctic brome (Bromus kalmii)

barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli)

Bell’s honeysuckle (Lonicera × bella)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

Bigelow’s bottlebrush grass (Elymus hystrix var. bigeloviana)

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

bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

bland sweet cicely (Osmorhiza claytonii)

blue flag iris (Iris sp.)

blue giant hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

blue skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora var. lateriflora)

blue spruce (Picea pungens)

blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. hastata)

blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. scabra)

bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)

bracted vervain (Verbena bracteata)

broad-leaved arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

broad-leaved cattail (Typha latifolia)

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

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada moonseed (Menispermum canadense)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

Canadian honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)

Canadian horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Canadian milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis)

Canadian tick-trefoil (Desmodium canadense)

Canadian woodnettle (Laportea canadensis)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

cleavers (Galium aparine)

common blue violet (Viola sororia)

common boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum var. perfoliatum)

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 plantain (Plantago major)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

corn (Zea mays)

crown vetch (Securigera varia)

cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum var. perfoliatum)

curly dock (Rumex crispus)

dark green bulrush (Scirpus atrovirens)

Deptford pink (Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria)

desert false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa)

early meadow rue (Thalictrum dioicum)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

eastern swamp saxifrage (Micranthes pensylvanica)

eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis)

field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

field sow thistle (Sonchus arvensis)

field thistle (Cirsium discolor)

fowl bluegrass (Poa palustris)

fox sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)

foxglove beard tongue (Penstemon digitalis)

foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum)

giant foxtail (Setaria faberi)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida var. trifida)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

gray-headed coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

green foxtail (Setaria viridis var. viridis)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

hairy vetch (Vicia villosa ssp. villosa)

heal-all (Prunella vulgaris)

heart-leaved golden alexanders (Zizia aptera)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

hemlock water-parsnip (Sium suave)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)

hybrid cattail (Typha × glauca)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

June grass (Koeleria macrantha)

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis)

kidney-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)

large-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)

large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium)

long-headed coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)

marsh hedge nettle (Stachys palustris)

meadow garlic (Allium canadense var. canadense)

Missouri gooseberry (Ribes missouriense)

nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)

nodding fescue (Festuca subverticillata)

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

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

northern prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)

Ohio spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis)

orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata ssp. glomerata)

paper birch (Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera)

path rush (Juncus tenuis)

peachleaf willow (Salix amygdaloides)

pineapple-weed (Matricaria discoidea)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

pointed-leaved tick-trefoil (Desmodium glutinosum)

prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya)

prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

prairie coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata ssp. fasciculata)

prairie peppergrass (Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

prairie smoke (Geum triflorum var. triflorum)

prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola)

purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea var. purpurea)

purple-leaf willow herb (Epilobium coloratum)

purple-stem beggarticks (Bidens connata)

pussy willow (Salix discolor)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota ssp. carota)

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

red pine (Pinus resinosa)

redtop (Agrostis gigantea)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

rough bedstraw (Galium asprellum)

rough bentgrass (Agrostis scabra)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

rough cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium)

rough-fruited cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

round-headed bush clover (Lespedeza capitata)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

sawtooth sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus)

sawtooth wormwood (Artemisia serrata)

scouring rush horsetail (Equisetum hyemale var. affine)

showy partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata)

Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)

sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula)

silky aster (Symphyotrichum sericeum)

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

silvery cinquefoil (Potentilla argentea)

slender willow (Salix petiolaris)

slender-leaf false foxglove (Agalinis tenuifolia)

smooth blue aster (Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth rose (Rosa blanda var. blanda)

smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)

smooth Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum)

soft-stem bulrush (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)

spotted Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium maculatum)

spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos)

spotted lady’s thumb (Persicaria maculosa)

spotted touch-me-not (Impatiens capensis)

stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida ssp. rigida)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata)

switch grass (Panicum virgatum var. virgatum)

tall cinquefoil (Drymocallis arguta)

tall goldenrod (Solidago altissima ssp. altissima)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

Tartarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

three-lobe beggarticks (Bidens tripartita)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

tussock sedge (Carex stricta)

velvet-leaf (Abutilon theophrasti)

Virginia stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum)

Virginia wildrye (Elymus virginicus)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

western poison ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides)

white mulberry (Morus alba)

white panicled aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white rattlesnake root (Nabalus albus)

white spruce (Picea glauca)

white sweet clover (Melilotus albus)

white turtlehead (Chelone glabra)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca ssp. americana)

wool grass (Scirpus cyperinus)

yellow avens (Geum aleppicum)

yellow foxtail (Setaria pumila ssp. pumila)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

 

Abutilon theophrasti (velvet-leaf)

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Agalinis tenuifolia (slender-leaf false foxglove)

Agastache foeniculum (blue giant hyssop)

Agrostis gigantea (redtop)

Agrostis scabra (rough bentgrass)

Allium canadense var. canadense (meadow garlic)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia trifida var. trifida (giant ragweed)

Amorpha fruticosa (desert false indigo)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata (American hog peanut)

Andropogon gerardii (big bluestem)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)

Artemisia serrata (sawtooth wormwood)

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata (swamp milkweed)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior (butterfly weed)

Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)

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

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera (paper birch)

Bidens connata (purple-stem beggarticks)

Bidens tripartita (three-lobe beggarticks)

Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula (sideoats grama)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Bromus kalmii (arctic brome)

Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)

Carex stricta (tussock sedge)

Carex vulpinoidea (fox sedge)

Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (spotted knapweed)

Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata (showy partridge pea)

Chelone glabra (white turtlehead)

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

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium discolor (field thistle)

Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle)

Conyza canadensis (Canadian horseweed)

Coreopsis palmata (prairie coreopsis)

Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Cryptotaenia canadensis (Canadian honewort)

Dactylis glomerata ssp. glomerata (orchard grass)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

Dalea purpurea var. purpurea (purple prairie clover)

Daucus carota ssp. carota (Queen Anne’s lace)

Desmodium canadense (Canadian tick-trefoil)

Desmodium glutinosum (pointed-leaved tick-trefoil)

Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria (Deptford pink)

Drymocallis arguta (tall cinquefoil)

Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass)

Echinocystis lobata (wild cucumber)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Elymus hystrix var. bigeloviana (Bigelow’s bottlebrush grass)

Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye)

Epilobium coloratum (purple-leaf willow herb)

Equisetum arvense (field horsetail)

Equisetum hyemale var. affine (scouring rush horsetail)

Equisetum laevigatum (smooth scouring rush)

Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium (rattlesnake master)

Eupatorium perfoliatum var. perfoliatum (common boneset)

Eutrochium maculatum (spotted Joe Pye weed)

Festuca subverticillata (nodding fescue)

Fragaria vesca ssp. americana (woodland strawberry)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium aparine (cleavers)

Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw)

Gentiana andrewsii (bottle gentian)

Geum aleppicum (yellow avens)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum (large-leaved avens)

Geum triflorum var. triflorum (prairie smoke)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Hackelia virginiana (Virginia stickseed)

Helenium autumnale (common sneezeweed)

Helianthus grosseserratus (sawtooth sunflower)

Helianthus tuberosus (Jerusalem artichoke)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis (false sunflower)

Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum (foxtail barley)

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum (Virginia waterleaf)

Impatiens capensis (spotted touch-me-not)

Iris sp. (blue flag iris)

Juncus tenuis (path rush)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Koeleria macrantha (June grass)

Lactuca serriola (prickly lettuce)

Laportea canadensis (Canadian woodnettle)

Lemna minor (common duckweed)

Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum (prairie peppergrass)

Lespedeza capitata (round-headed bush clover)

Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya (prairie blazing star)

Lobelia siphilitica (great blue lobelia)

Lonicera × bella (Bell’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera tatarica (Tartarian honeysuckle)

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

Lycopus americanus (American bugleweed)

Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife)

Matricaria discoidea (pineapple-weed)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus albus (white sweet clover)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Menispermum canadense (Canada moonseed)

Micranthes pensylvanica (eastern swamp saxifrage)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Morus alba (white mulberry)

Nabalus albus (white rattlesnake root)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Osmorhiza claytonii (bland sweet cicely)

Panicum virgatum var. virgatum (switch grass)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Penstemon digitalis (foxglove beard tongue)

Penstemon grandiflorus (large-flowered beardtongue)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria maculosa (spotted lady’s thumb)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Picea glauca (white spruce)

Picea pungens (blue spruce)

Pinus resinosa (red pine)

Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)

Plantago major (common plantain)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Poa palustris (fowl bluegrass)

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)

Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum (smooth Solomon’s seal)

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla argentea (silvery cinquefoil)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (rough-fruited cinquefoil)

Prunella vulgaris (heal-all)

Prunus americana (American plum)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Ranunculus abortivus (kidney-leaved buttercup)

Ratibida columnifera (long-headed coneflower)

Ratibida pinnata (gray-headed coneflower)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Ribes americanum (American black currant)

Ribes missouriense (Missouri gooseberry)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rosa blanda var. blanda (smooth rose)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Rumex crispus (curly dock)

Sagittaria latifolia (broad-leaved arrowhead)

Salix amygdaloides (peachleaf willow)

Salix discolor (pussy willow)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Salix petiolaris (slender willow)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (soft-stem bulrush)

Scirpus atrovirens (dark green bulrush)

Scirpus cyperinus (wool grass)

Scutellaria lateriflora var. lateriflora (blue skullcap)

Securigera varia (crown vetch)

Setaria faberi (giant foxtail)

Setaria pumila ssp. pumila (yellow foxtail)

Setaria viridis var. viridis (green foxtail)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Silphium perfoliatum var. perfoliatum (cup plant)

Sium suave (hemlock water-parsnip)

Solanum dulcamara (bittersweet nightshade)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago altissima ssp. altissima (tall goldenrod)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Solidago rigida ssp. rigida (stiff goldenrod)

Sonchus arvensis (field sow thistle)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass)

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

Stachys palustris (marsh hedge nettle)

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides (white heath aster)

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve (smooth blue aster)

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (white panicled aster)

Symphyotrichum sericeum (silky aster)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Thalictrum dioicum (early meadow rue)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (western poison ivy)

Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio spiderwort)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium hybridum (alsike clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Typha × glauca (hybrid cattail)

Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)

Typha latifolia (broad-leaved cattail)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena bracteata (bracted vervain)

Verbena hastata var. hastata (blue vervain)

Verbena hastata var. scabra (blue vervain)

Verbena stricta (hoary vervain)

Vernonia fasciculata ssp. fasciculata (prairie ironweed)

Viburnum lentago (nannyberry)

Vicia americana ssp. americana (American vetch)

Vicia villosa ssp. villosa (hairy vetch)

Viola sororia (common blue violet)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Xanthium strumarium (rough cocklebur)

Zanthoxylum americanum (northern prickly ash)

Zea mays (corn)

Zizia aptera (heart-leaved golden alexanders)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

alsike clover

American black currant

American plum

American vetch

Bell’s honeysuckle

black raspberry

black-eyed susan

bottle gentian

broad-leaved arrowhead

butterfly weed

Canada anemone

Canadian milkvetch

Canadian tick-trefoil

common blue violet

common boneset

common evening primrose

common sneezeweed

common yarrow

crown vetch

Deptford pink

desert false indigo

false sunflower

foxglove beard tongue

gray-headed coneflower

heal-all

heart-leaved golden alexanders

hedge bindweed

hoary vervain

jack-in-the-pulpit

large-flowered beardtongue

long-headed coneflower

Missouri gooseberry

nannyberry

prairie blazing star

prairie coreopsis

prairie fleabane (var. strigosus)

prairie ironweed

prairie rose

prairie smoke

purple prairie clover

Queen Anne’s lace

rattlesnake master

rough cinquefoil

rough-fruited cinquefoil

silvery cinquefoil

slender-leaf false foxglove

smooth rose

spotted Joe Pye weed

spotted touch-me-not

swamp milkweed

tall cinquefoil

Tartarian honeysuckle

swamp smartweed

white avens

white prairie clover

white turtlehead

wild bergamot

woodland strawberry

yellow avens

 
Reptiles

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