Name three populations found in a prairie ecosystem

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  • grasshoppers (largehead), prairie dogs, and blue garma. Hope this helped!
  • Prairie ecosystems are a type of ecosystem in which the dominant plants are grasses and non-woody plant species, otherwise known as forbs.

    Prairies can be wet, mesic, or dry depending on the amount of water the soil can hold during precipitation. The ecosystem is rich in both plant and animal populations.

    The population of plants common to the prairie ecosystem includes different grass species such as the Indian grass, Switch grass, etc.; and forb species such as gray evening primrose, yellow coneflower, etc.

    Prairie's animal populations include the prairies dogs, coyotes, bison, pronghorn, foxes, etc.  

    More on the prairie ecosystem can be found here:


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