A Field Guide to the Prairie

Plants Birds Herps Insects Mammals

Grasses

Big Bluestem
Blue Grama Grass
Buffalo Grass
Canada Wild Rye
Indian Grass
June Grass
Little Bluestem
Porcupine Grass
Prairie Cordgrass
Prairie Dropseed
Side-Oats Grama

Forbs

Black-eyed Susan
Common Spiderwort
Jewelweed
Prairie Blazing Star
Prickly Pear Cactus
Purple Coneflower
Purple prairie clover
Western Prairie-fringed Orchid
Wild Bergamot

Burrowing Owl
Common Snipe
Ferruginous Hawk
Golden Eagle
Killdeer
Long-billed Curlew
Lesser Prairie Chicken
Northern Harrier
Greater Prairie Chicken*
Red-tailed Hawk
Sandhill Crane*
Short-eared Owl*
Western Meadowlark

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American Toad
Canadian Toad
Common Garter Snake
Fox Snake
Gopher Snake (Bullsnake)
Great Plains Toad
Lined Snake
Northern Leopard Frog

Plains Spadefoot
Plains Garter Snake
Prairie Skink
Racer
Western Hognose Snake
Woodhouse's Toad

Blister Beetle
Bumble Bee
Carrion Beetle
Grasshopper
Monarch Butterfly
Tiger Beetle
Western Tiger Swallowtail


Badger
Black-footed Ferret
Bison
Black-tailed Jackrabbit
Coyote
Eastern Cottontail
Meadow Vole
Northern Grasshopper Mouse
Prairie Dog
Pronghorn
Red Fox
Richardson's Ground Squirrel
13-lined Ground Squirrel
White-tailed Jackrabbit

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