Morgan Coulee Prairie State Natural Area

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This 54-acre property is a jewel; one of the last large-scale, mostly undisturbed dry prairies left in this part of the state. Morgan Coulee Prairie extends more than a half-mile along a steep, south-facing bluff in a coulee opening onto the Rush River Valley. The large prairie is broken with scattered islands of bur oak savanna dominated by open grown oaks and shallow wooded draws. Grasses found here include big and little blue-stem, side-oats and prairie drop-seed. Wildflowers, called forbes, include asters, milkweeds, bergamot and western sunflower. Shrubs include hazelnut, bettersweet, smooth sumac, and dogwoods. Darting among the flowers are Reakert-Æs blue butterflies.

Nearby Places

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Annual Independence Day Parade 7/04/2019 Stockholm - 5.84 miles away
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Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival 6/21/2019 - 6/22/2019 Ellsworth - 14.36 miles away
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Valley Springs Dual Sport Motorcycle Ride 7/20/2019 Ellsworth - 14.97 miles away
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Pierce County Fair 8/08/2019 - 8/11/2019 Ellsworth - 15.07 miles away
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Blues on the Chippewa 8/02/2019 - 8/04/2019 Durand - 17.3 miles away
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Music in the Park 6/26/2019 Durand - 17.59 miles away
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The Happy Gardener Shop Tour 7/12/2019 - 7/21/2019 River Falls - 22.54 miles away
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Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo 9/06/2019 - 9/07/2019 River Falls - 24.57 miles away