Cave Creek Glade Natural Area

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This is a slideshow presentation of the plants and animals of Cave Creek Glade Natural Area, a high quality limestone glade in the Cache River Region.

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  • L. fasciatus banded, bearing stripes — ref. dorsal stripes, females and young males "resemble bundled staves" 
  • Gr. skelos leg and Gr. porus pore or opening — ref. femoral pores on hind legs  L. undulatus having a wave like pattern — -ref. dorsal pattern 
  • Gr. plethore fullness or full of and Gr. odon teeth — ref. to the number of vomerine and paravomerine teeth  L. glutinosus full of glue, very gluey — ref. sticky skin 
  • Gr. krotalon a rattle — ref. rattle on tail, typical of all but one member of genus  L. horridus dreadful — ref. venomous nature of this snake 
  • Gr. krotalon a rattle — ref. rattle on tail, typical of all but one member of genus  L. horridus dreadful — ref. venomous nature of this snake 
  • Cave Creek Glade Natural Area

    1. 1. Cave Creek Glade Natural Area June 11 th , 2011 all photos & maps by presenter except where noted
    2. 2. Christopher D. Benda – Regional Ecologist Garden of the Gods Wilderness – Saline County
    3. 3. Photo credit – Randy Nyboer Statewide Project 5 Regional Ecologists
    4. 4. Illinois Native Plant Society Southern Chapter Deer Pond – Johnson County
    5. 5. What is a glade? <ul><li>Most generally means a treeless area (e.g. the Everglades) </li></ul><ul><li>Typically a glade is an opening in a wooded area (montane glades) </li></ul><ul><li>In Illinois, glades are typically south and west facing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes referred to as Hill Prairies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot and dry conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bedrock is close to or at the surface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only certain tree species are adapted to grow in this environment </li></ul></ul>Types of glades in Southern Illinois <ul><li>Limestone </li></ul><ul><li>Sandstone </li></ul><ul><li>Shale </li></ul>
    6. 6. Cave Creek Glade – Historical Aerial Imagery
    7. 7. Cave Creek Glade – Maps
    8. 8. Cave Creek Glade – 2011 Aerial Photo Photo credit – Randy Nyboer
    9. 9. Cave Creek Glade
    10. 10. Cave Creek Glade – April 30, 2008
    11. 11. Cave Creek Glade – April 12 th , 2010
    12. 12. Cave Creek Glade – May 15 th , 2010
    13. 13. Cave Creek Glade – April 1 st , 2011
    14. 14. Cave Creek Glade – June 10 th , 2011
    15. 15. Cave Creek Glade – June 2010
    16. 16. Cave Creek Glade – June 2011 Full Glorious Bloom
    17. 17. Echinacea simulata - Pale Purple Coneflower
    18. 18. Echinacea simulata - Pale Purple Coneflower
    19. 19. Cave Creek Glade
    20. 20. Invasive Species – Chinese Lespedeza
    21. 21. Binomial Nomenclature “ The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their rightful names.” Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species Animalia Cordata Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Emydoidea E. blandingii
    22. 22. Lithospermum canescens – Hoary Puccoon
    23. 23. Camassia scilloides – Wild Hyacinth
    24. 24. Nothoscordum bivalve - False Garlic
    25. 25. Sisrhynchium albidum - Blue-eyed Grass
    26. 26. Sisrhynchium albidum - Blue-eyed Grass
    27. 27. Amsonia tabernaemontana - Bluestar
    28. 28. Scutellaria parvula – Small Skullcap
    29. 29. Claytonia virginiana – Spring Beauty
    30. 30. Frasera caroliniensis – American Columbo
    31. 31. Uvularia grandiflora – Bellwort
    32. 32. Carex grayi – Gray’s Sedge
    33. 33. Dichanthelium boscii – Large-fruited Panic Grass
    34. 34. Spigelia marilandica - Indian Pink
    35. 35. Penstemon pallidus – Pale Beardstongue
    36. 36. Penstemon digitalis – Foxsglove Beardstongue
    37. 37. Taenidia integerimma – Yellow Pimpernel
    38. 38. Zizia – Golden Alexanders
    39. 39. Manfreda virginica – Agave (False Aloe)
    40. 40. Ruellia strepens – Wild Petunia
    41. 41. Verbesina helianthoides – Yellow Wingstem
    42. 42. Houstonia lanceolata – Bluets
    43. 43. Ceanothus americana – New Jersey Tea
    44. 44. Rosa carolina – Carolina Rose
    45. 45. Asclepias tuberosa – Butterfly Milkweed
    46. 46. Phlox pilosa – Downy Phlox
    47. 47. Asclepias viridiflora – Green Milkweed
    48. 48. Salvia azurea var. grandiflora – Blue Sage
    49. 49. Ratibida pinnata – Gray-headed Coneflower
    50. 50. Physostegia virginiana – Obedient Plant
    51. 51. Silphium terebinthinaceum – Prairie Dock
    52. 52. Silphium integrifolium – Rosinweed
    53. 53. Melica nitens – Melic Grass
    54. 54. Bouteloua curtipendula – Side-oats Grama Grass
    55. 55. Pellaea atropurpurea – Purple Cliffbreak Fern
    56. 56. Cheilanthes lanosa – Hairy Lip Fern
    57. 57. Trees and Grasses Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem Sorghastrum nutans – Indian Grass Sporobolus compositus (asper) – Dropseed Quercus muhlenbergii – Chinquapin Oak
    58. 58. Cave Creek Glade
    59. 59. Ulmus alata – Winged Elm
    60. 60. Amelanchier arboreum – Serviceberry
    61. 61. Cercis canadensis – Redbud
    62. 62. Antennaria parlinii – Pussytoes
    63. 63. Dodecatheon meadia – Shooting Star
    64. 64. Monarda bradburiana – Bradbury’s Bee-balm
    65. 65. Speyeria cybele – Greater Spangled Fritillary
    66. 66. Latin name – 13-year Periodical Cicada
    67. 67. Plestiodon fasciatus - Five-lined Skink
    68. 68. Sceloporus undulatus - Fence Lizard
    69. 69. Plethodon glutinosus - Northern Slimy Salamander
    70. 70. Coluber constrictor – Racer
    71. 71. Elaphe obsoleta – Black Rat Snake
    72. 72. Agkistrodon contortrix - Copperhead Banded Watersnake
    73. 73. Crotalus horridus - Timber Rattlesnake
    74. 74. Directions
    75. 75. Questions?

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