Hidden Prairie
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Hidden Prairie Nature Preserve is owned by the Shirley Heinze Land Trust and encompasses 60 acres in the northwest corner of the Hobart Marsh complex. It is characterized by an ecotone that ranges from wet-mesic prairie to swamp to marsh to open water. The prairie is fairly high quality with such species as Prairie Dock, Marsh Blazing Star, Tall Coreopsis, Yellow Coneflower, Golden Alexanders and Blue-Eyed Grass.

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Species list for all plots
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Latin NameCommon NameMapStrataNative?
Acalypha rhomboideathree-seeded mercuryYES
Acer saccharinumsilver mapleYES
Achillea millefoliumyarrow; milfoilYES
Agrimonia gryposepalatall agrimonyYES
Agrimonia parvifloraswamp agrimonyYES
Agrimonia pubescenssoft agrimonyYES
Agrostis gigantearedtopNO [invasive]
Ambrosia artemisiifoliacommon ragweedYES
Ambrosia trifidagiant ragweedYES
Andropogon gerardiibig bluestem; turkeyfootYES
Anemone virginianatall anemone; thimbleweedYES
Apocynum sibiricumprairie indian hemp; dogbaneYES
Asclepias  ?
Asclepias incarnataswamp milkweedYES
Asclepias purpurascenspurple milkweedYES
Asclepias verticillatawhorled milkweedYES
Aster lanceolatus var. simplexpanicled asterYES
Aster lateriflorusside-flowering asterYES
Aster novae-angliaeNew England asterYES
Aster pilosushairy aster; frost-weed asterYES
Bidens  ?
Calamagrostis canadensisblue joint grassYES
Carex  ?
Carex cristatellacrested oval sedgeYES
Carex molestafield oval sedgeYES
Carex normalisspreading oval sedgeYES
Carex pellitabroad-leaved woolly sedgeYES
Carex swaniidowny green sedgeYES
Carex vulpinoideabrown fox sedgeYES
Caryahickory ?
Centaurium pulchellumshowy centauryNO
Chrysanthemum leucanthemumox-eye daisyNO [invasive]
Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensisenchanter's nightshadeYES
Cirsium arvensefield thistle; Canada thistleNO [invasive]
Cirsium discolorpasture thistleYES
Cirsium muticumswamp