Blueberry Hill Field Trip

Join us as we walk this dry remnant located just a ½ mile south from the MN DNR’s Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) “St. Croix Savanna”. Blueberry is part of a larger prairie & savanna complex that is located along several railroads.

Date: June 27 (Tues)
Time: 6pm
Location: 2900 Quant Ave N, West Lakeland Township, MN


  • Drinking water (it may get hot)
  • Long pants (there is poison ivy)
  • Hat (it may get hot)
  • Camera (get a great picture of flowers)
  • Binoculars (might see some birds)

Directions to Blueberry:
Site is located just south of Bayport, Minnesota, at the intersection of Quant Ave and MN Hwy 95.
2900 Quant Ave. N, West Lakeland Township
The entrance is just across the highway from Sharp Auto parts.

Expect to see

Heath aster (Aster ericoides)
Stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida)
Thimbleweed (Anemone plantaginifolia)
Bearded birdfoot violet (Viola pedatifida)
Rough blazing star (Liatris aspera)
Heart-leaved alexanders (Zizia aptera)
Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Skyblue aster (Aster oolentangiensis)
Hoary vervain (Verbena stricta)
Pussy Toes (Antennaria plantaginifolia)
Sage, white (Artemisia ludoviciana)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillate)
Wormwood (Artemesia caudata)
Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
Side-oats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)
Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans)
Junegrass (Koeleria pyramidata)
Hairy grama (Bouteloua hirsuta)
Leadplant (Amorpha canescens)
Prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)
Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

The remnant is along the bluff above the St. Croix River.  The restoration is on the west side of Quant Avenue.  Prairie seed was hand-broadcast on the field in 2013.

Note:  Field trip is rain or shine!

Photo credit: Eric Preston

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