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Area and County

    Stearns County
    Central Minnesota
     
 

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Size

231.65 acres

 
 
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Parking

The WMA is split north to south by 383rd Ave., a gravel road. There is a parking lot with a natural/grass surface on the east side of 383rd Ave. near the middle of the WMA.

N45 26.323, W94 54.382

 
Hiking Trails

No maintained trails

 
Hunting

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

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Prairie Parkland Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

North Central Glaciated Plains

Subsection(s)  

Minnesota River Prairie

Land Type Association(s)

Bellgrade Sand Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Mesic Prairie (Southern)

 
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Visits

6/25/2020

           

 

 

 

 

       
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Mesic Prairie (Southern)

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Bacteria

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

Pst

 
Birds

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

 

Special concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)

 
 

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Dickcissel (Spiza americana)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis tabida)

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

American Goldfinch

Brown-headed Cowbird

Gray Catbird

Mourning Dove

Tree Swallow

 
Fungi and Lichens

Oat Crown Rust (Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae)

Oat Crown Rust

 
Insects and Arachnids

cabbage white (Pieris rapae)

chokecherry finger gall mite (Eriophyes emarginatae)

clouded sulphur (Colias philodice)

common green darner (Anax junius)

common wood nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

deer fly (Chrysops sp.)

dot-tailed whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)

eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

goldenrod bunch gall midge (Rhopalomyia solidaginis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

northern crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

willow pinecone gall midge (Rabdophaga strobiloides)

common green darner

great spangled fritillary

twelve-spotted skimmer

viceroy

 
Mammals

American beaver (Castor canadensis)

plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

plains pocket gopher

 
Plants

Plants frequently found in:

Mesic Prairie (Southern) UPs23a

 
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

American black currant (Ribes americanum)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa)

American vetch (Vicia americana ssp. americana)

balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera)

bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

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

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

blue flag iris (Iris sp.)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bristly buttercup (Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum)

broad-leaved arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

Canadian milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

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 ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

downy phlox (Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida)

dwarf false indigo (Amorpha nana)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis)

fiddleleaf hawksbeard (Crepis runcinata ssp. runcinata)

Flodman’s thistle (Cirsium flodmanii)

fragrant bedstraw (Galium triflorum)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

gray-headed coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hoary puccoon (Lithospermum canescens)

hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis)

lance-leaf coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)

large-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)

large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium)

marsh hedge nettle (Stachys palustris)

marsh vetchling (Lathyrus palustris)

Maximilian’s sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

narrow-leaved purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

North American common reed (Phragmites australis ssp. americanus)

northern bedstraw (Galium boreale)

plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides)

porcupine sedge (Carex hystericina)

prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya)

prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie peppergrass (Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea var. purpurea)

prairie willow (Salix humilis var. humilis)

pussy willow (Salix discolor)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

rattlesnake fern (Botrypus virginianus)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

redtop (Agrostis gigantea)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

rough-fruited cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

sawtooth wormwood (Artemisia serrata)

Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)

silverleaf scurfpea (Pediomelum argophyllum)

slender willow (Salix petiolaris)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth scouring rush (Equisetum laevigatum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

soft-stem bulrush (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)

spotted Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium maculatum)

spotted lady’s thumb (Persicaria maculosa)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida ssp. rigida)

stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

switch grass (Panicum virgatum var. virgatum)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

Tartarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

touch-me-not (Impatiens sp.)

tower mustard (Turritis glabra)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Agrostis gigantea (redtop)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Amorpha nana (dwarf false indigo)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa (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 ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Artemisia serrata (sawtooth wormwood)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Botrypus virginianus (rattlesnake fern)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)

Carduus acanthoides (plumeless thistle)

Carex hystericina (porcupine sedge)

Cicuta maculata var. angustifolia (spotted water hemlock)

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium flodmanii (Flodman’s thistle)

Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata (bastard toadflax)

Coreopsis lanceolata (lance-leaf coreopsis)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Crepis runcinata ssp. runcinata (fiddleleaf hawksbeard)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

Dalea purpurea var. purpurea (purple prairie clover)

Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leaved purple coneflower)

Echinocystis lobata (wild cucumber)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Equisetum laevigatum (smooth scouring rush)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Eutrochium maculatum (spotted Joe Pye weed)

Galium boreale (northern bedstraw)

Galium triflorum (fragrant bedstraw)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum (large-leaved avens)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Helianthus maximiliani (Maximilian’s sunflower)

Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. subrhomboideus (stiff sunflower)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis (false sunflower)

Impatiens sp. (touch-me-not)

Iris sp. (blue flag iris)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lathyrus palustris (marsh vetchling)

Lemna minor (common duckweed)

Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum (prairie peppergrass)

Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya (prairie blazing star)

Linaria vulgaris (butter and eggs)

Lithospermum canescens (hoary puccoon)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera tatarica (Tartarian honeysuckle)

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

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Panicum virgatum var. virgatum (switch grass)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Pediomelum argophyllum (silverleaf scurfpea)

Penstemon grandiflorus (large-flowered beardtongue)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria maculosa (spotted lady’s thumb)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida (downy phlox)

Phragmites australis ssp. americanus (North American common reed)

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)

Populus balsamifera (balsam poplar)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (rough-fruited cinquefoil)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum (bristly buttercup)

Ratibida pinnata (gray-headed coneflower)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Ribes americanum (American black currant)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Sagittaria latifolia (broad-leaved arrowhead)

Salix discolor (pussy willow)

Salix humilis var. humilis (prairie willow)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Salix petiolaris (slender willow)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (soft-stem bulrush)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Solidago rigida ssp. rigida (stiff goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass)

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

Stachys palustris (marsh hedge nettle)

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides (white heath aster)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Turritis glabra (tower mustard)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena stricta (hoary vervain)

Viburnum lentago (nannyberry)

Vicia americana ssp. americana (American vetch)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

alfalfa

American black currant

American vetch

black-eyed susan

butter and eggs

Canada anemone

Canadian milkvetch

common evening primrose

common yarrow

downy phlox

false sunflower

golden alexanders

hedge bindweed

hoary puccoon

large-flowered beardtongue

leadplant

Morrow’s honeysuckle

nannyberry

narrow-leaved purple coneflower

prairie fleabane (var. strigosus)

prairie rose

purple prairie clover

rough cinquefoil

rough-fruited cinquefoil

silverleaf scurfpea

spotted Joe Pye weed

spotted water hemlock

stiff goldenrod

Tartarian honeysuckle

white avens

white prairie clover

yellow goat's beard

yellow sweet clover

     

 

 

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