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Hetzler Cemetery Prairie

Nature Preserve Area: 
5
County: 
Bureau
Location and Access: 
Proceed east from LaMoille on Illinois Route 92/34 for 1.5 miles. Turn north on a county road and travel north for approximately one mile. The preserve lies on the east side of the road.

Description: 
This pioneer prairie is dominated by big bluestem, little bluestem and Indian grass. Prairie forbs include sky-blue aster, leadplant, wild bergamot and purple prairie clover. This mesic prairie is in the Grand Prairie Section of the Grand Prairie Natural Division.

Ownership: 
Greenfield Cemetery Association
Dedicated: 
March 1988
Size: 
1 acre
Topographic Quad: 
Mendota West
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Directions: 
For further information: 
Frederick L. Faber, President of Greenfield Cemetery Association, R.R. 1, LaMoille, IL 61330; Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District, R.R. 1, Princeton, IL 61356 (815/879-5251)