Save The Prairie Society


History of the Restoration Site

Role of Buffer Sites in Preserving Biodiversity

Project Goals and Purpose

Restoration Strategy and Methods

Site Biodiversity
  --Lists of Plants
    --Naturally Occurring
  --Survivorship Statistics

Education and Outreach

Project Participants

List of Plants -- Naturally Occurring

The soils of the restoration site and the topographic features were never greatly disturbed. This allowed for a variety of native plants to survive.
Selected naturally occurring species include:

Riverbank sedge
Rough marsh cress
Virginia wild rye
Swamp milkweed
Wild geranium
Wild hyacinth
Wild leek
Bottlebrush grass
Spring beauties
Prairie trillium
Woodland sunflower
New England aster
Bur oak
Swamp white oak
Shagbark hickory
Carrion flower
Pennsylvania sedge

70 native species of plants have been recorded at the buffer site to date.

video photos by Valerie Spale