Oak Openings

The Oak Openings region covers approximately 130 square miles (Moseley 1928) of northwest Ohio.  The region is characterized by sandy soil with little or no clay near the surface.  Among its many rare species are the Karner blue butterfly, the lark sparrow, and wild lupine.  The region encompasses many habitat types including the rare oak savanna and wet prairie.

Click on one of the maps of the Oak Openings Metropark for links to oak openings study sites.


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