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Prairie on Farms, Dysart, Spring2015

Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa
Habitat Type
Agricultural Area
Dysart, Iowa
Date Submitted
Monday, March 21, 2016
Milkweed Species
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)
Nectar Source Plants
Habitat Details
10 In-field strips of prairie were planted on an agriculture farm totaling 10 acres of restoration. These 30 foot wide strips were strategically placed to intercept runoff and provide wildlife habitat for wildlife, pollinators and monarchs.

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