Ontario Tallgrass Prairie Indicator Species

Tallgrass prairies and savannas are some of the most endangered ecological communities in Canada, with approximately 1 percent of their original extent remaining. Tallgrass communities once covered a significant part of southern Ontario's landscape. Owing to degradation and destruction through ...more ↓

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Big Bluestem 1
Andropogon gerardii
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Little Bluestem 2
Schizachyrium scoparium
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Round-headed Bush Clover 3
Lespedeza capitata
Switchgrass
Panicum virgatum
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Showy Tick-Trefoil 4
Desmodium canadense
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Butterfly Milkweed 5
Asclepias tuberosa
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New Jersey Tea 6
Ceanothus americanus
Small
Black Oak 7
Quercus velutina
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Cylindrical Blazing Star 4
Liatris cylindracea
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Northern Bobwhite 8
Colinus virginianus
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Mottled Duskywing 9
Erynnis martialis
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Eastern Foxsnake 10
Pantherophis vulpinus
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American Badger 11
Taxidea taxus
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Indiangrass 1
Sorghastrum nutans
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Black-eyed-Susan 12
Rudbeckia hirta
Small
Bobolink 13
Dolichonyx oryzivorus
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Eastern Meadowlark 14
Sturnella magna

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