Jensen Memorial WMA

       
   

Area and County

    Otter Tail County
    Northwest Minnesota
     
 

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Size

132.98 acres

 
 
Maps

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Parking

N46 9.651, W95 43.642

 
Hiking Trails

No maintained trails

 
Hunting

Deer, Small Game, Forest Upland Birds, Pheasants, Waterfowl, Turkey. 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)  

Hardwood Hills

Land Type Association(s)

Underwood Moraine

 
Native Plant Communities1

Graminoid Rich Fen (Basin)

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern)

 
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Visits

6/27/2018

           

 

 

 

 

       
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Wildlife Sanctuary

Part of this WMA is a state wildlife sanctuary.

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Amphibians

treefrog (Hyla sp.)

treefrog (Hyla sp.)

 
Birds

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Common Loon (Gavia immer)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

American Goldfinch

Blue Jay

Common Loon

 
Insects and Arachnids

deer fly (Chrysops spp.)

dog day cicada (Neotibicen canicularis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina)

tumbling mourner flower beetle (Mordella atrata)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

great spangled fritillary

twelve-spotted skimmer

 
Mammals

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

whitetail deer

 
Plants

Plants frequently found in:

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern) UPs13b

Graminoid Rich Fen (Basin) OPn92a

 
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata)

American plum (Prunus americana)

American red raspberry (Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus)

arctic brome (Bromus kalmii)

bearded wheatgrass (Elymus trachycaulus ssp. subsecundus)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

blue giant hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

broad-leaved arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

broad-leaved cattail (Typha latifolia)

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canadian tick-trefoil (Desmodium canadense)

candle anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common lamb’s-quarters (Chenopodium album)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)

common three-square (Schoenoplectus pungens)

downy phlox (Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida)

early figwort (Scrophularia lanceolata)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis)

field thistle (Cirsium discolor)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

heart-leaved golden alexanders (Zizia aptera)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

hedge nettle (Stachys spp.)

hybrid cattail (Typha × glauca)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium)

long-stalked panic grass (Dichanthelium perlongum)

Maximilian’s sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)

northern bedstraw (Galium boreale)

palespike lobelia (Lobelia spicata)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides)

prairie alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii)

prairie blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium campestre)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea var. purpurea)

quackgrass (Elymus repens)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

rough blazing star (Liatris aspera)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

rough-fruited cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)

sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula)

silky aster (Symphyotrichum sericeum)

silky wild rye (Elymus villosus)

silverleaf scurfpea (Pediomelum argophyllum)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

soft-stem bulrush (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)

spotted lady’s thumb (Persicaria maculosa)

spreading dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium)

stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)

toothed evening primrose (Oenothera serrulata)

variegated yellow pond lily (Nuphar variegata)

veiny pea (Lathyrus venosus)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

watershield (Brasenia schreberi)

western poison ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild licorice (Glycyrrhiza lepidota)

wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)

wood lily (Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

 

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Agastache foeniculum (blue giant hyssop)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Amphicarpaea bracteata (American hog peanut)

Andropogon gerardii (big bluestem)

Anemone cylindrica (candle anemone)

Apocynum androsaemifolium (spreading dogbane)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Artemisia dracunculus (tarragon)

Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula (sideoats grama)

Brasenia schreberi (watershield)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Bromus kalmii (arctic brome)

Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)

Carduus acanthoides (plumeless thistle)

Celastrus scandens (American bittersweet)

Chenopodium album (common lamb’s-quarters)

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium discolor (field thistle)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

Dalea purpurea var. purpurea (purple prairie clover)

Desmodium canadense (Canadian tick-trefoil)

Dichanthelium perlongum (long-stalked panic grass)

Echinocystis lobata (wild cucumber)

Elymus repens (quackgrass)

Elymus trachycaulus ssp. subsecundus (bearded wheatgrass)

Elymus villosus (silky wild rye)

Equisetum laevigatum (smooth scouring rush)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Fragaria virginiana (common strawberry)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium boreale (northern bedstraw)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Glycyrrhiza lepidota (wild licorice)

Helianthus maximiliani (Maximilian’s sunflower)

Helianthus pauciflorus (stiff sunflower)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis (false sunflower)

Heuchera richardsonii (prairie alumroot)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lathyrus venosus (veiny pea)

Liatris aspera (rough blazing star)

Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum (wood lily)

Lobelia spicata (palespike lobelia)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Nuphar variegata (variegated yellow pond lily)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Oenothera serrulata (toothed evening primrose)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Pediomelum argophyllum (silverleaf scurfpea)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria maculosa (spotted lady’s thumb)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida (downy phlox)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (rough-fruited cinquefoil)

Prunus americana (American plum)

Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa (bur oak)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (American red raspberry)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Sagittaria latifolia (broad-leaved arrowhead)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Schoenoplectus pungens (common three-square)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (soft-stem bulrush)

Scrophularia lanceolata (early figwort)

Sisyrinchium campestre (prairie blue-eyed grass)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

Stachys spp. (hedge nettle)

Symphoricarpos occidentalis (wolfberry)

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides (white heath aster)

Symphyotrichum sericeum (silky aster)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (western poison ivy)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Typha × glauca (hybrid cattail)

Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)

Typha latifolia (broad-leaved cattail)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zizia aptera (heart-leaved golden alexanders)

alfalfa

American plum

black-eyed susan

broad-leaved arrowhead

bur oak (var. macrocarpa)

Canadian tick-trefoil

common evening primrose

common strawberry

downy phlox

false sunflower

heart-leaved golden alexanders

hedge bindweed

leadplant

Maximilian’s sunflower

palespike lobelia (var. spicata)

prairie rose

purple prairie clover

rough cinquefoil

rough-fruited cinquefoil

silky aster

spreading dogbane

toothed evening primrose

variegated yellow pond lily

swamp smartweed

wild bergamot

wood lily

     

 

 

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