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Campbell (Louis W.) State Nature Preserve   


 

   

                                                                                                 


   

Lou Campbell State Nature Preserve   



                                                                                                 


   

Lou Campbell State Nature Preserve   



Prairie Name

Campbell (Louis W.) State Nature Preserve


Location

2742 Crissey Road. Monclova, Ohio 43558


Owner

The Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

Prairie History

The area, honoring Toledo-area naturalist Lou Campbell, was acquired in the last quarter of the 20th century by Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

The site is a representative of the Oak Openings Ohio Prairie Region. (Prairie Regions of Ohio)

Size

210 acres.

Prairie Description

The Campbell State Nature Preserve is a complex of unique and representative plant communities typical of the Oak Openings, including wet sedge meadows, swamp forest, sand dunes, sand barrens prairie, and oak savanna.

Rare prairie forbs of the site  include wild lupine, grass-pink orchid, spathulate-leaved sundew, soapwort gentian, plains puccoon and Missouri ironweed.



Visitation Information

http://naturepreserves.ohiodnr.gov/campbell



Campbell State Nature Preserve is a complex of sedge meadow, swamp forest, sand dunes, sand prairie, and oak openings; representative of the Oak Openings Ohio Prairie Region.