Black land prairie

By Kayla and Bode

Main Cities

The main cities are Dallas and Houston. Some cities also include Temple and Waco. These cities are located in the black land prairie

Blue bonnets

One of the important plants in the black land prairie is the blue bonnet. It is most commonly found in open fields, prairie, and road sides. It's main preditore is livestock and other grazing animals. It's niche is it has to make its own food from the sun and nutrients from the soil and water it gets from the ground.
The average rain fall in the black land prairie is about 28 to 40 inches per year. It consists of about 11,500,000 acres and is about 300 to 800 feet above sea level. The clay in the black land prairie is where the black land prairie gets its name. It gets its name from the clay because it is so black it is commonly referred to as " black gumbo". Some well known plants in the black land prairie are bluestem, indiangrass, switchgrass, side oats grama, hairy grama, tall drop seed, silver blue stem, and Texas winter grass. Rivers are the Trinity, Brazos, and the Red River. Wildlife includes beavers, raccoons, porcupine, and white tailed deer.
The endangered species is the Houston toad. It eats insects. It lives in the soil. It's predator is the fire ants. It's niche is to dig in the soil.
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