Woodbury WMA

       
   

Area and County

    Goodhue County
    Southeast Minnesota
     
 

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Size

76.3 acres

 
 
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Parking

There is a parking lot with a natural grass surface on the north side of 460th St. at the southwest corner of the WMA.

N44 16.980, W92 44.452

 
Hiking Trails

A 0.15-mile DNR Management Road leads from 460th St. to a food plot on the northern boundary.

 
Hunting

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

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

Paleozoic Plateau

Subsection(s)  

Rochester Plateau

Land Type Association(s)

Chester Ridge

 
Native Plant Communities1

Not mapped (1/24/2020)

 
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Visits

7/20/2020

           

 

 

 

 

       
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Unnamed Creek - Stream (Intermittent)

The unnamed creek is broad and cut deeply into the prairie. Crossing it would be difficult.

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Tall grassland - planted non-local genotype native grasses with forbs

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Crop Rotation Involving Tillage by DNR (non-CFA/Lease)

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  The crop in 2020 was annual fleabane
       

DNR Management Road

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Bacteria

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

Pst

 
Birds

One bird species with conservation status in Minnesota has been seen here:

 

Special concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

 
 

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American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Dickcissel (Spiza americana)

Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Blue Jay

Brown-headed Cowbird

Gray Catbird

Mourning Dove

Northern Cardinal

 
Fungi and Lichens

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

Cherry Leaf Spot (Blumeriella jaapii)

Dog Stinkhorn (Mutinus caninus)

Black Knot

 
Insects and Arachnids

Allegheny mound ant (Formica exsectoides)

aphid (Uroleucon spp.)

black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)

cabbage white (Pieris rapae)

Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina)

dog day cicada (Neotibicen canicularis)

dogbane saucrobotys moth (Saucrobotys futilalis)

eastern tailed-blue (Cupido comyntas)

eastern tent caterpillar moth (Malacosoma americanum)

eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)

elm sawfly (Cimbex americana)

giant swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)

goldenrod bunch gall midge (Rhopalomyia solidaginis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

great black wasp (Sphex pensylvanicus)

great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

monarch (Danaus plexippus)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

seven-spotted lady beetle (Coccinella septempunctata)

silvery checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

western honey bee (Apis mellifera)

widow skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

yellow slant-line (Tetracis crocallata)

black swallowtail

eastern tailed-blue

giant swallowtail

seven-spotted lady beetle

silvery checkerspot

viceroy

western honey bee

 
Mammals

American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius)

thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus)

thirteen-lined ground squirrel

 
Plants

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

 

Threatened

Sullivant’s milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii)

 

Special concern

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

white wild indigo (Baptisia lactea var. lactea)

 
 

 

alfalfa (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American black currant (Ribes americanum)

American bugleweed (Lycopus americanus)

American elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa)

American plum (Prunus americana)

American vetch (Vicia americana ssp. americana)

annual fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Bebb’s willow (Salix bebbiana)

Bell’s honeysuckle (Lonicera × bella)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

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

bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black walnut (Juglans nigra)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

bland sweet cicely (Osmorhiza claytonii)

blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. hastata)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade (Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis)

butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

Canadian clearweed (Pilea pumila)

Canadian horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Canadian milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis)

Canadian tick-trefoil (Desmodium canadense)

candle anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

catnip (Nepeta cataria)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

common blue violet (Viola sororia)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

crown vetch (Securigera varia)

curly dock (Rumex crispus)

downy phlox (Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida)

early figwort (Scrophularia lanceolata)

eastern purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis)

field clover (Trifolium campestre)

field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

field sow thistle (Sonchus arvensis)

field thistle (Cirsium discolor)

flowering spurge (Euphorbia corollata)

giant chickweed (Myosoton aquaticum)

giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida var. trifida)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

gray-headed coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

great St. Johnswort (Hypericum ascyron ssp. pyramidatum)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

green carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata)

hairy hedge nettle (Stachys pilosa var. pilosa)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis)

large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

Missouri gooseberry (Ribes missouriense)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

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

orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata ssp. glomerata)

ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

plumeless thistle (Carduus acanthoides)

prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

prairie coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

prairie crabapple (Malus ioensis)

prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)

purple-stem angelica (Angelica atropurpurea)

purple-stem aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum)

quackgrass (Elymus repens)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

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

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

red sorrel (Rumex acetosella)

redtop (Agrostis gigantea)

reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)

roadside agrimony (Agrimonia striata)

rough bedstraw (Galium asprellum)

rough cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

rough-fruited cinquefoil (Potentilla recta)

round-headed bush clover (Lespedeza capitata)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

sawtooth sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus)

sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

slender willow (Salix petiolaris)

smooth blue aster (Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve)

smooth brome (Bromus inermis)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

spinulose wood fern (Dryopteris carthusiana)

spotted lady’s thumb (Persicaria maculosa)

spotted touch-me-not (Impatiens capensis)

spotted water hemlock (Cicuta maculata)

stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida ssp. rigida)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

Sullivant’s milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii)

switch grass (Panicum virgatum var. virgatum)

tall goldenrod (Solidago altissima ssp. altissima)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

timothy (Phleum pratense)

velvet-leaf (Abutilon theophrasti)

Virginia stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

water smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

white avens (Geum canadense)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides)

white panicled aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

white sweet clover (Melilotus albus)

white vervain (Verbena urticifolia)

white wild indigo (Baptisia lactea var. lactea)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

yellow avens (Geum aleppicum)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

Abutilon theophrasti (velvet-leaf)

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Agrimonia striata (roadside agrimony)

Agrostis gigantea (redtop)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia trifida var. trifida (giant ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa (American hog peanut)

Andropogon gerardii (big bluestem)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Anemone cylindrica (candle anemone)

Angelica atropurpurea (purple-stem angelica)

Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Asclepias sullivantii (Sullivant’s milkweed)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)

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

Baptisia lactea var. lactea (white wild indigo)

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Bromus inermis (smooth brome)

Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)

Carduus acanthoides (plumeless thistle)

Cicuta maculata (spotted water hemlock)

Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis (broadleaf enchanter’s nightshade)

Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)

Cirsium discolor (field thistle)

Conyza canadensis (Canadian horseweed)

Coreopsis palmata (prairie coreopsis)

Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Dactylis glomerata ssp. glomerata (orchard grass)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

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

Desmodium canadense (Canadian tick-trefoil)

Dryopteris carthusiana (spinulose wood fern)

Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower)

Echinocystis lobata (wild cucumber)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Elymus repens (quackgrass)

Equisetum arvense (field horsetail)

Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium (rattlesnake master)

Euphorbia corollata (flowering spurge)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw)

Geum aleppicum (yellow avens)

Geum canadense (white avens)

Geum macrophyllum var. perincisum (large-leaved avens)

Hackelia virginiana (Virginia stickseed)

Helianthus grosseserratus (sawtooth sunflower)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis (false sunflower)

Hypericum ascyron ssp. pyramidatum (great St. Johnswort)

Impatiens capensis (spotted touch-me-not)

Juglans nigra (black walnut)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

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)

Lycopus americanus (American bugleweed)

Malus ioensis (prairie crabapple)

Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica (ostrich fern)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Medicago sativa ssp. sativa (alfalfa)

Melilotus albus (white sweet clover)

Mollugo verticillata (green carpetweed)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Myosoton aquaticum (giant chickweed)

Nepeta cataria (catnip)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)

Osmorhiza claytonii (bland sweet cicely)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Panicum virgatum var. virgatum (switch grass)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Pastinaca sativa (wild parsnip)

Persicaria amphibia (water smartweed)

Persicaria maculosa (spotted lady’s thumb)

Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass)

Phleum pratense (timothy)

Phlox pilosa ssp. fulgida (downy phlox)

Pilea pumila (Canadian clearweed)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla norvegica (rough cinquefoil)

Potentilla recta (rough-fruited cinquefoil)

Prunus americana (American plum)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Ratibida pinnata (gray-headed coneflower)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Ribes americanum (American black currant)

Ribes missouriense (Missouri gooseberry)

Rosa arkansana (prairie rose)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rumex acetosella (red sorrel)

Rumex crispus (curly dock)

Salix bebbiana (Bebb’s willow)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Salix petiolaris (slender willow)

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis (American elderberry)

Scrophularia lanceolata (early figwort)

Securigera varia (crown vetch)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Solanum dulcamara (bittersweet nightshade)

Solidago altissima ssp. altissima (tall goldenrod)

Solidago rigida ssp. rigida (stiff goldenrod)

Sonchus arvensis (field sow thistle)

Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass)

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

Stachys pilosa var. pilosa (hairy hedge nettle)

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides (white heath aster)

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve (smooth blue aster)

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (white panicled aster)

Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum (purple-stem aster)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium campestre (field clover)

Trifolium hybridum (alsike clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Verbena hastata var. hastata (blue vervain)

Verbena urticifolia (white vervain)

Vicia americana ssp. americana (American vetch)

Viola sororia (common blue violet)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

alfalfa

American elderberry

American vetch

Bell’s honeysuckle

bittersweet nightshade

black raspberry

butter and eggs

Canada anemone

Canadian tick-trefoil

chokecherry

common blue violet

common evening primrose

common yarrow

downy phlox

eastern purple coneflower

false sunflower

field thistle

gray-headed coneflower

hedge bindweed

leadplant

Missouri gooseberry

Morrow’s honeysuckle

prairie fleabane (var. strigosus)

prairie rose

Queen Anne’s lace

rattlesnake master

rough cinquefoil

rough-fruited cinquefoil

sawtooth sunflower

spotted touch-me-not

Sullivant’s milkweed

tall meadow rue

swamp smartweed

white avens

white wild indigo

wild bergamot

yellow avens

     

 

 

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