Plants and animals that have been found in and around Blackburn State Park are listed here. Those underlined are endangered, threatened or of special concern.
Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Forbs (Flowering Plants)
Grasses, Sedges & Other Plants
The Green Hollow Center hosts a large variety of birds and animals. In addition to the species listed below, a mountain lion was reportedly seen nearby. Seven wild Eurasian boars, an invasive species and apparently the descendants of escapees from a wild game reserve some years ago, have been caught on the property, one weighing 300 pounds. A herd of four-horned feral goats have been spotted on a few occasions.
Dragonflies & Damselflies
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