Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

One of the "Eight Wonders of Kansas," the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge is located northwest of Wichita near the town of Stafford. The refuge was created in 1955 to provide wintering and migration stopover habitat for migratory birds along the Central Flyway of North America. The prairie grasslands and nearly 7,000 acres of wetlands at the refuge provide important habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife. Several native plant species from the refuge have been identified as being particularly useful for making phenological observations.

Learn more about the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and explore the refuge with the Friends of Quivira.

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Blue false indigo
Baptisia australis
Little bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium
Narrowleaf cattail
Typha angustifolia
Plains cottonwood
Populus deltoides
Plains pricklypear
Opuntia phaeacantha
Distichlis spicata
Sand lovegrass
Eragrostis trichodes
Sandhill plum
Prunus angustifolia
Soapweed yucca
Yucca glauca
Soft-stem bulrush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

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