Pine Bend Bluffs SNA

 

 

     
 
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Minnesota DNR

Friends of the Mississippi River

Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area

 
     
 

Overview

 
 

 

 
     
 

History

 
 

This SNA was dedicated on October 6, 2004.

 
     
 

Management

 
 

In the spring of 2006 the Friends of the Mississippi River sowed little bluestem seed on recently-cleared prairie north of the small pond.

 
     
 

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Location
 
 

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North Unit

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Size

 
 

315.43 (256 acres reported)

North Unit: 200 acres

South Unit: 115 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

N44 47.293, W93 1.887

 
         
 

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Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

In 2012, construction began on the Pine Bend Bluffs segment of the Mississippi River Regional Trail (MRRT), which passes through the SNA. The MMRT is a paved bike trail that will eventually connect Hastings and South St. Paul. Construction of the Pine Bend Bluffs segment was completed in the summer of 2013.

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

No hunting

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Oak Savanna
St. Paul-Baldwin Plains and Moraines

   
  Land Type Association    

Coates Sand Plain

Pig’s Eye Alluvial Plain

Wescott Moraine

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Black Ash - (Red Maple) Seepage Swamp

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern)

Red Oak - White Oak Forest

White Pine - Oak Woodland (Sand)

   
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The Pond

 
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Prairie

 
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Red Oak - White Oak Forest

 
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Pine Bend Bluffs SNA
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About

Find stunning views from 200 foot bluffs overlooking the Mississippi at this SNA, one of the least disturbed sites along the river in the Twin Cities.

Dry to mesic oak forests dominate the site's rugged terrain, complemented by stands of white pine on north-facing slopes, dry prairies on south- and east-facing slopes, and black ash seepage swamp at the river's edge. Numerous rare species find appropriate habitat, among them James' polanisia and butternut (both MN endangered), kitten-tails (MN threatened), and red-shouldered hawk (MN Special Concern).

 
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July 26, 2018 • Pine Bend Bluffs Invasive Species Pull
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October 27, 2018 • Pine Bend Brush Haul at FHR
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Volunteers helped haul buckthorn from Pine Bend Bluffs at FHR.

 
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  Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific and Natural Area Virtual Hike
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Dec 7, 2020

Enjoy a short hike in the Metro area along the Mississippi River, at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA! Stand on the 200 foot bluffs overlooking the Mississippi on this SNA, one of the least disturbed sites along the river in the Twin Cities with native prairie, oak forest, white pine woodland and floodplain forest. It is also a great spot to bird watch during migration seasons.

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Goats at Pine Bend Bluffs

Grazing goats are delivered to the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, MN as part of an innovative new approach for maintaining and restoring natural habitat.

 
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Insects and Arachnids

 
 

eastern tailed-blue (Cupido comyntas)

green-striped grasshopper (Chortophaga viridifasciata)

  eastern tailed-blue  
         
 

Plants

 
 

blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium sp.)

common chickweed (Stellaria media)

creeping charlie (Glechoma hederacea)

dandelions (Taraxacum officinale)

golden alexander (Zizia auria)

hoary puccoon (Lithospermum canescens)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

pussytoes (Antennaria sp.)

wild geranium (Geranium maculatum)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

wild geranium

 
 

Robert Briggs

 
 

Plants

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

4/4/2006   8/11/2008   7/2/2010   12/13/2012   4/11/2015
 
 

Amphibians

 
 

boreal chorus frog (Pseudacris maculata)

northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens)

treefrog (Dryophytes sp.)

  boreal chorus frog  
 

Birds

 
 

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

Special Concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Forster’s Tern (Sterna forsteri)

Franklin’s Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan)

Purple Martin (Progne subis)

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)

 
 

Minnesota DNR Bird checklist

eBird Field Checklist

 
 

American Coot (Fulica americana)

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Eastern Wood-peewee (Contopus virens)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus)

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

 

American Goldfinch

Blue Jay

Canada Goose

Dark-eyed Junco

Gray Catbird

Mourning Dove

Northern Cardinal

Pileated Woodpecker

White-breasted Nuthatch

Wild Turkey

 
 

Fungi and Lichens

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Fungi List

 
 

Artist’s Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

False Tinder Fungus (Phellinus igniarius)

False Turkey Tail (Stereum ostrea)

  Artist’s Conk  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
 

American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis)

bald-faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata)

bee fly (Villa lateralis)

blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis)

common green darner (Anax junius)

common harvestman (Phalangium opilio)

common whitetail (Plathemis lydia)

dog day cicada (Neotibicen canicularis)

eastern tent caterpillar moth (Malacosoma americanum)

eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

familiar bluet (Enallagma civile)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

goldenrod soldier beetle (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus)

honeysuckle aphid (Hyadaphis tataricae)

margined calligrapher (Toxomerus marginatus)

monarch (Danaus plexippus)

multicolored Asian lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis)

northern crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

northern pearly eye (Lethe anthedon)

pyramid ant (Dorymyrmex insanus)

red admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

tachinid fly (Family Tachinidae)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

two-marked treehopper (Enchenopa binotata)

widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

 

common green darner

common whitetail

eastern tiger swallowtail

goldenrod soldier beetle

northern crescent

twelve-spotted skimmer

widow skimmer

 
 

Mammals

 
 

American beaver (Castor canadensis)

American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

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Plants

 
 

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

Endangered

butternut (Juglans cinerea)

James’ polanisia (Polanisia jamesii)

Threatened

beaked skeletonweed (Shinnersoseris rostrata)

disk water-hyssop (Bacopa rotundifolia)

kitten-tails (Veronica bullii)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Black Ash - (Red Maple) Seepage Swamp WFs57a

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern) UPs13b

Red Oak - White Oak Forest MHs37a

White Pine - Oak Woodland (Sand) FDs27b

     
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American germander (Teucrium canadense)

American hazel (Corylus americana)

American red raspberry (Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus)

asparagus (asparagus officinalis)

Bell’s honeysuckle (Lonicera × bella)

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

bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

black ash (Fraxinus nigra)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black walnut (Juglans nigra)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

bland sweet cicely (Osmorhiza claytonii)

blue giant hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

blue spruce (Picea pungens)

boxelder (Acer negundo)

bristly greenbrier (Smilax tamnoides)

broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade (Circaea canadensis)

bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa)

butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Canada mayflower (Maianthemum canadense)

Canadian horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Canadian tick-trefoil (Desmodium canadense)

Canadian woodnettle (Laportea canadensis)

catnip (Nepeta cataria)

cleavers (Galium aparine)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)

common sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

common tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

common wheat (Triticum aestivum ssp. aestivum)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides)

crown vetch (Securigera varia)

curly dock (Rumex crispus)

curly-cup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa)

cut-leaved coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)

field clover (Trifolium campestre)

field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

field pussytoes (Antennaria neglecta)

flowering spurge (Euphorbia corollata)

foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum)

garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

gray-headed coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

green carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata)

green foxtail (Setaria viridis)

hairy false goldenaster (Heterotheca villosa)

hairy hedge nettle (Stachys pilosa var. pilosa)

hairy sunflower (Helianthus hirsutus)

hairy vetch (Vicia villosa ssp. villosa)

common self-heal (Prunella vulgaris)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium ssp. angulata)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

June grass (Koeleria macrantha)

large-flowered bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)

large-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

long-headed coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)

Missouri gooseberry (Ribes missouriense)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)

northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

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

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

northern prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)

northern red oak (Quercus rubra)

orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)

orange hawkweed (Pilosella aurantiaca)

paper birch (Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera)

Parlin’s pussytoes (Antennaria parlinii ssp. fallax)

partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata)

Pennsylvania smartweed (Persicaria pensylvanica)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

pointed-leaved tick-trefoil (Desmodium glutinosum)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus)

prairie peppergrass (Lepidium densiflorum)

prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola)

purple lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis)

purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea var. purpurea)

purple-leaf willow herb (Epilobium coloratum)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

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

rabbit’s foot clover (Trifolium arvense)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red pine (Pinus resinosa)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

rough false pennyroyal (Hedeoma hispida)

round-headed bush clover (Lespedeza capitata)

rue anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides)

sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus)

sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth hedge nettle (Stachys tenuifolia)

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

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos)

spreading dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium)

staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina)

stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus)

sulphur cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

tall bellflower (Campanulastrum americanum)

tall buttercup (Ranunculus acris var. acris)

tall cinquefoil (Drymocallis arguta)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

tower mustard (Turritis glabra)

Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Virginia mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

western bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum)

western poison ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white mulberry (Morus alba)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

white snakeroot (Ageratina altissima var. altissima)

white spruce (Picea glauca)

white sweet clover (Melilotus albus)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild oat (Avena fatua)

wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

woolly plantain (Plantago patagonica)

yellow foxtail (Setaria pumila ssp. pumila)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

Acer negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Agastache foeniculum (blue giant hyssop)

Ageratina altissima var. altissima (white snakeroot)

Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia psilostachya (western ragweed)

Ambrosia trifida (giant ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Antennaria neglecta (field pussytoes)

Antennaria parlinii ssp. fallax (Parlin’s pussytoes)

Apocynum androsaemifolium (spreading dogbane)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (jack-in-the-pulpit)

Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Asparagus officinalis (asparagus)

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

Avena fatua (wild oat)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera (paper birch)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Calystegia sepium. ssp. angulata (hedge bindweed)

Campanula rapunculoides (creeping bellflower)

Campanulastrum americanum (tall bellflower)

Celtis occidentalis (northern hackberry)

Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos (spotted knapweed)

Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata (partridge pea)

Circaea canadensis (broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade)

Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle)

Conyza canadensis (Canadian horseweed)

Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood)

Corylus americana (American hazel)

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)

Drymocallis arguta (tall cinquefoil)

Epilobium coloratum (purple-leaf willow herb)

Equisetum arvense (field horsetail)

Eragrostis spectabilis (purple lovegrass)

Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Euphorbia corollata (flowering spurge)

Fragaria virginiana (common strawberry)

Fraxinus nigra (black ash)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium aparine (cleavers)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Grindelia squarrosa (curly-cup gumweed)

Hedeoma hispida (rough false pennyroyal)

Helianthus annuus (common sunflower)

Helianthus hirsutus (hairy sunflower)

Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus (stiff sunflower)

Helianthus tuberosus (Jerusalem artichoke)

Hemerocallis fulva (orange daylily)

Heterotheca villosa (hairy false goldenaster)

Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum (foxtail barley)

Juglans nigra (black walnut)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Koeleria macrantha (June grass)

Lactuca serriola (prickly lettuce)

Laportea canadensis (Canadian woodnettle)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

Lepidium densiflorum (prairie peppergrass)

Lespedeza capitata (round-headed bush clover)

Linaria vulgaris (butter and eggs)

Lonicera × bella (Bell’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)

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

Maianthemum canadense (Canada mayflower)

Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum (common false Solomon’s seal)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus albus (white sweet clover)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Mollugo verticillata (green carpetweed)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Morus alba (white mulberry)

Nepeta cataria (catnip)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)

Osmorhiza claytonii (bland sweet cicely)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Pastinaca sativa (wild parsnip)

Penstemon grandiflorus (large-flowered beardtongue)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria pensylvanica (Pennsylvania smartweed)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Picea glauca (white spruce)

Picea pungens (blue spruce)

Pilosella aurantiaca (orange hawkweed)

Pinus resinosa (red pine)

Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)

Plantago patagonica (woolly plantain)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

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

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (sulphur cinquefoil)

Prunella vulgaris (common self-heal)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum (western bracken fern)

Pycnanthemum virginianum (Virginia mountain mint)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa (bur oak)

Quercus rubra (northern red oak)

Ranunculus acris var. acris (tall buttercup)

Ratibida columnifera (long-headed coneflower)

Ratibida pinnata (gray-headed coneflower)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Rhus typhina (staghorn sumac)

Ribes missouriense (Missouri gooseberry)

Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust)

Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (American red raspberry)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata (cut-leaved coneflower)

Rumex crispus (curly dock)

Securigera varia (crown vetch)

Setaria pumila ssp. pumila (yellow foxtail)

Setaria viridis (green foxtail)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Smilax tamnoides (bristly greenbrier)

Solanum dulcamara (bittersweet nightshade)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago canadensis (Canada goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Sporobolus cryptandrus (sand dropseed)

Stachys pilosa var. pilosa (hairy hedge nettle)

Stachys tenuifolia (smooth hedge nettle)

Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage)

Tanacetum vulgare (common tansy)

Teucrium canadense (American germander)

Thalictrum thalictroides (rue anemone)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (western poison ivy)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium arvense (rabbit’s foot clover)

Trifolium campestre (field clover)

Trifolium hybridum (alsike clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Triticum aestivum ssp. aestivum (common wheat)

Turritis glabra (tower mustard)

Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Uvularia grandiflora (large-flowered bellwort)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena stricta (hoary vervain)

Vicia villosa ssp. villosa (hairy vetch)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zanthoxylum americanum (northern prickly ash)

 

alsike clover

American germander

American hazel

black cherry

black raspberry

black-eyed susan

bur oak (var. macrocarpa)

butter and eggs

Canadian tick-trefoil

catnip

common evening primrose

common sunflower

Common Tansey

common yarrow

field pussytoes

garlic mustard

gray dogwood

gray-headed coneflower

hairy false goldenaster

hoary alyssum

leadplant

long-headed coneflower

northern pin oak

orange daylily

partridge pea

purple prairie clover

purple-leaf willow herb

Queen Anne’s Lace

rabbit’s foot clover

rough cinquefoil

sulphur cinquefoil

rue anemone

smooth sumac

tall cinquefoil

Virginia mountain mint

white snakeroot

western poison ivy

wild bergamot

wild parsnip

woolly plantain

yellow wood sorrel

 
 

Reptiles

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Amphibians and Reptiles List

 
         

 

 

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