Felton WMA

 

 

     
 
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Felton Prairie

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Location
 
 

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Size

 
 

1,016.64 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

N47 3.001, W96 26.527

 
         
         
 

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          Clay County  
          Northwest 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    

Red River Valley

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Red River Prairie

   
  Land Type Association    

Barnesville Beach Complex

Felton Lake Plain

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Calcareous Fen (Northwestern)

Prairie Mixed Cattail Marsh

Seepage Meadow/Carr

Wet Prairie (Northern)

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

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Waterproof footwear recommended

The northern half of this WMA is wet prairie, seepage meadow, fen, and marsh. There will be some standing water in this area, especially in wet years, as in 2015. Waterproof footwear is recommended.

           
 
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Amphibians

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Amphibians and Reptiles List

 
         
 

Birds

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Birds List

 
 

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

  Red-winged Blackbird  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
 

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

  twelve-spotted skimmer  
 

Mammals

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Mammals List

 
         
 

Plants

 
 

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

Threatened

hair-like beak-rush (Rhynchospora capillacea)

sterile sedge (Carex sterilis)

whorled nut-rush (Scleria verticillata)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Calcareous Fen (Northwestern) OPp93a

Prairie Mixed Cattail Marsh MRp83

Seepage Meadow/Carr WMs83a1

Wet Prairie (Northern) WPn53c

     
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

American bugleweed (Lycopus americanus)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardi)

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

bluejoint (Calamagrostis canadensis)

broad-leaved cattail (Typha latifolia)

Buxbaum’s sedge (Carex buxbaumii)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

falsegold groundsel (Packera pseudaurea var. semicordata)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

giant sunflower (Helianthus giganteus)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

grass-leaved goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)

great water dock (Rumex britannica)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis)

marsh vetchling (Lathyrus palustris)

mat muhly (Muhlenbergia richardsonis)

narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)

North American common reed (Phragmites australis ssp. americanus)

northern bedstraw (Galium boreale)

northern bog violet (Viola nephrophylla)

prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya)

prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple meadow-rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

quackgrass (Elymus repens)

rattlesnake mannagrass (Glyceria canadensis)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

Riddell’s goldenrod (Solidago riddellii)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

Sartwell’s sedge (Carex sartwellii)

silverweed (Argentina anserina ssp. anserina)

slim-stem reedgrass (Calamagrostis stricta)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)

spotted Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium maculatum)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

swamp betony (Pedicularis lanceolata)

swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata)

swamp thistle (Cirsium muticum)

tufted hairgrass (Deschampsia cespitosa)

Virginia mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)

white panicled aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

wild mint (Mentha arvensis)

woolly sedge (Carex pellita)

yellow star grass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

 

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia trifida (giant ragweed)

Andropogon gerardi (big bluestem)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Argentina anserina ssp. anserina (silverweed)

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata (swamp milkweed)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Calamagrostis canadensis (bluejoint)

Calamagrostis stricta (slim-stem reedgrass)

Carex buxbaumii (Buxbaum’s sedge)

Carex pellita (woolly sedge)

Carex sartwellii (Sartwell’s sedge)

Cicuta maculata (spotted water hemlock)

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium muticum (swamp thistle)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Deschampsia cespitosa (tufted hairgrass)

Elymus repens (quackgrass)

Equisetum laevigatum (smooth scouring rush)

Euthamia graminifolia (grass-leaved goldenrod)

Eutrochium maculatum (spotted Joe Pye weed)

Galium boreale (northern bedstraw)

Glyceria canadensis (rattlesnake mannagrass)

Helianthus giganteus (giant sunflower)

Hypoxis hirsuta (yellow star grass)

Lathyrus palustris (marsh vetchling)

Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya (prairie blazing star)

Lycopus americanus (American bugleweed)

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Mentha arvensis (wild mint)

Muhlenbergia richardsonis (mat muhly)

Solidago riddellii (Riddell’s goldenrod)

Packera pseudaurea var. semicordata (falsegold groundsel)

Pedicularis lanceolata (swamp betony)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phragmites australis ssp. americanus (North American common reed)

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)

Pycnanthemum virginianum (Virginia mountain mint)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rumex britannica (great water dock)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass)

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (white panicled aster)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (purple meadow-rue)

Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)

Typha latifolia (broad-leaved cattail)

Viola nephrophylla (northern bog violet)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

 

alfalfa

Canada anemone

falsegold groundsel

golden alexanders

grass-leaved goldenrod

northern bedstraw

prairie blazing star

prairie rose

red osier dogwood

spotted water hemlock

swamp milkweed

swamp thistle

Virginia mountain mint

wild mint

yellow sweet clover

 

 

 

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