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Gordon Natural Area

The Biota of the GNA

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Gordon Natural Area

Address:
Merion Science Center
Room 010
720 S. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19383


Email: GNA@wcupa.edu


Gordon Faculty

Name: Nur P. Ritter
Email: nritter@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2722


The Biota of the Gordon Natural Area

The GNA is home to numous species, including fungi (46 species identified), plants (609 species of vascular plants), insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds (105 species), and mammals.

Click on the links below, to find out more about a particular biotic group.

Fungi

Morchella esculentus (Common Morel)        

Plants

Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed)

Insects

 Bald-faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata)        

Amphibians & Reptiles

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Birds

Red-bellied Woodpecker         

Mammals

Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

 You can also find additional information on the biota of the Gordon in the 'Gordon Natural Area Collection' on DigitalCommons.

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