Jensen Memorial WMA

 
     
 
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Location
 
 

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Size

 
 

132.98 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

N46 9.651, W95 43.642

 
         
 

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          Otter Tail County  
         

Northwest Minnesota

 
     
 
Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

No maintained trails

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

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

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Hardwood Hills

   
  Land Type Association    

Underwood Moraine

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Graminoid Rich Fen (Basin)

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern)

 

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

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Visits

6/27/2018                
 
 

Amphibians

 
  treefrog (Dryophytes sp.)   treefrog (Dryophytes sp.)  
 

Birds

 
 

American Goldfinch (Spinus 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 aurocapilla)

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 gerardi)

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)

field thistle (Cirsium discolor)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

heart-leaved golden alexanders (Zizia aptera)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium ssp. angulata)

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 ssp. acanthoides)

prairie alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii)

prairie blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium campestre)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple meadow-rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

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)

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 oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra)

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)

sulphur cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)

toothed evening primrose (Oenothera serrulata)

variegated yellow pond lily (Nuphar variegata)

veiny pea (Lathyrus venosus var. intonsus)

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 gerardi (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. ssp. angulata (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. scabra (smooth oxeye)

Heuchera richardsonii (prairie alumroot)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lathyrus venosus var. intonsus) (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 (sulphur 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 (purple 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

heart-leaved golden alexanders

hedge bindweed

leadplant

Maximilian’s sunflower

palespike lobelia (var. spicata)

prairie rose

purple prairie clover

rough cinquefoil

sulphur cinquefoil

silky aster

spreading dogbane

toothed evening primrose

variegated yellow pond lily

swamp smartweed

wild bergamot

wood lily

 

 

 

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