Extensive sand barrens incorporating remnant oak barrens and dry sand prairies on rolling terrain in full sun; floral diversity high. Benefits from fire and intermediate level of disturbance. Schizachyrium scoparium, perhaps the most characteristic plant, is accompanied by a large number of other grasses and forbs and a few shrubs: Ambrosia psilostachya, Artemisia campestris v. caudata, Crepis tectorum, Cyperus lupulinus, Euphorbia corollata, Koeleria macrantha, Lespedeza capitata, Panicum villosissimum v. praecocius, Selaginella rupestris, Talinum rugospermum. Vegetation neither tall nor dense, not completely covering the soil. Soil: Boone Fine Sand (surface layer and subsoil are loose fine sand underlain by sandstone).