Grafton Ponds Natural Area Preserve Information
|Grafton Ponds Natural Area Preserve|
|Location||York County, Virginia|
|Nearest city||Newport News|
GRAFTON PONDS NATURAL AREA PRESERVE Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||375 acres (1.52 km2)|
|Owner||City of Newport News|
Grafton Ponds Natural Area Preserve is a 375-acre (1.52 km2) Natural Area Preserve located in York County, Virginia. It preserves Virginia's best remaining example of a coastal plain pond complex, and supports several locally-rare species including pond spice ( Litsea aestivalis), Mabee's salamander ( Ambystoma mabeei), barking treefrog ( Hyla gratiosa), and the globally imperiled Harper's fimbristylis ( Fimbristylis perpusilla).  
- "Comprehensive Report Species - Fimbristylis perpusilla". NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life. NatureServe. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
- "Grafton Ponds Natural Area Preserve". Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
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