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Plant and Wildlife Lists

Located on the transition zone between the prairies to the southwest and hardwoods to the northeast, Saint John's is home to a variety of plants and animals.

The following lists are not comprehensive. If you've seen something at Saint John's not listed in these pages, let us know! (send us a photo, too, if you can)

*The conifers found at Saint John's are not native.  Planted in 1896 by Benedictine monks, they are part of the oldest pine plantation in the state of Minnesota.

Contact Us

Abbey Arboretum
Saint John's Abbey
2346 Science Drive
PO Box 3000
Collegeville, MN 56321

Main Office:
104 New Science Center

Fax 320-363-3202

[email protected]

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