Web Content Viewer
Actions

Get the latest information about COVID-19 and what ODNR is doing during these uncertain times.

View More
Web Content Viewer
Actions
Anderson Compass Plant Prairie State Nature Preserve

Overview

The prairie is located on a steep, north-facing hillside. The best time for viewing the state endangered compass-plant is in August. Besides the bright yellow blooms of the compass-plant, other species include green milkweed, rose-pink gentian, early ladies'-tresses and hairy ruellia. Prairie grasses— big bluestem, Indian grass and little bluestem— are abundant throughout this site.

This hillside prairie was named in honor of Ora (Andy) E. Anderson, who was a former state legislator and conservationist from southeastern Ohio.

No parking or other facilities are present.

Access is by permit only from the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

Trails

No trail system present.

Emergencies

Call: 911

Non-Emergency

#ODNR

Natural Features