Cressmoor Prairie

Indiana Natural Areas: Lake County

Rattlesnake Master

Rattlesnake Master

Cressmoor Prairie is the largest protected black soil prairie remnant left in Indiana. In late summer, every step will take you past another marvelous plant - prairie blazing star, gray-headed coneflower, Culver’s root, whorled milkweed, tall coreopsis, wild quinine, compass plant, rattlesnake master, prairie dock – some 250 species have been recorded here. Cressmoor is a wonderful and unique destination.

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