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Wildflowers: Habitat for Native Pollinators on the Kerr Ranch

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Snapshots of a wildflower meadow, summer 2013. The Kerr Center's Native Pollinator Project is establishing and preserving habitat for native pollinators and educating farmers, ranchers and the public …

Snapshots of a wildflower meadow, summer 2013. The Kerr Center's Native Pollinator Project is establishing and preserving habitat for native pollinators and educating farmers, ranchers and the public about ways to help native pollinators.

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  • 1. Pollinators on the KerrRanch
  • 2. NativePollinatorProject•Educate Publicabout Pollinators•Increase Habitatfor Pollinators onthe Kerr Ranch
  • 3. Wildflowers on the RanchWildflower Meadows & PlotsProvide Habitat for DiversePollinators
  • 4. Butterflies
  • 5. Bees
  • 6. Flies….Bee or fly?
  • 7. Some fly species mimic bee coloration.Many flies visit flowers; some are important pollinators
  • 8. Wildflowers on the Ranch:Rails-to-Trails Roadside Meadow
  • 9. Roadsides are critical repositoriesof native plants
  • 10. Controlled burnof this areaBrought PalePurple Coneflowers(Echinacea pallida)in new abundance
  • 11. SnapshotsJune 2013
  • 12. A bio-diversemeadow:Key pollinatorhabitat in everyseason
  • 13. Prairie Parsley
  • 14. Large-floweredConeflower
  • 15. Hairy Petunia (Wild Petunia))
  • 16. Daisy Fleabane (White Top)
  • 17. Fringed Poppy Mallow(Tall Wine Cup)
  • 18. Large-flowered Tickseed
  • 19. Carolina Larkspur
  • 20. Indian Plantain
  • 21. Prairie Sabatia
  • 22. Crimson Clover(not native, but common along roadsides)
  • 23. Illinois Bundleflower
  • 24. Common Milkweed(seed pods)
  • 25. Rattlesnake Master (ButtonSnakeroot)
  • 26. Wooly Yarrow
  • 27. For more information on KerrCenter’s Pollinator ProjectContact David RedhageProject Manager
  • 28. This material is based upon work supported by the NaturalResources Conservation Service, U.S. Department ofAgriculture, under number 69-7335-1-21
  • 29. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressedin this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarilyreflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.