Ecology of New England

Inland Plants

Canopy/Dominants

  1. *Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia
  2. *Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
  3. Yellow Buckeye - Aesculus octandra
  4. *Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra
  5. *Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa
  6. *Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis
  7. *Chestnut Oak - Quercus prinus
  8. *Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera
  9. *Hemlock - Tsuga canadensis
  10. *Yellow Birch - Betula lutea
  11. *Beech - Fagus grandifolia

Sub-canopy/Sub-dominants

  1. Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida
  2. White Oak - Quercus alba
  3. Black Oak - Quercus velutina
  4. Sassafras - Sassafras albidum
  5. Red Maple - Acer rubrum
  6. American Holly - Ilex opaca
  7. Musclewood - Carpinus caroliniana
  8. Hornbeam - Ostrya virginana
  9. Black Cherry - Prunus serotina

Shrubs

  1. *Elderberry - Sambucus pubens
  2. American Chestnut - Castanea dentata
  3. *Moutain Laurel - Kalmia latifolia
  4. *Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum
  5. *Witch Hobble - Viburnum alnifolium
  6. *Blackberry - Rubus sp.
  7. *Mountain Cranberry - Vaccinium erythrocarpum
  8. *Rosebay Rhododendron -Rhododendron maximum
  9. Witch Hazel - Hamamelis virginiana
  10. Doghobble - Leucothoe editorum
  11. *Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolium
  12. *Smilax - Smilax laurifolia
  13. *Grape - Vitis rotundifolia

 

Herbaceous

  1. Wood Sorrel - Oxalis montana
  2. Club Moss - Hylocomium splendens
  3. Mountain Yarrow - Achillea millefolium
  4. *Poison Ivy - Toxicodenron radicans
  5. Bracken Fern - Pteridium aqulinum
  6. *Spotted Jewel Weed - Impatiens biflora
  7. Bedstraw - Galium sp.
  8. *Solomen's Seal - Polygonatum commutatum
  9. *False Solomen's Seal - Smilacina racemosa
  10. Jack-in-the-pulpit - Arisaema triphyllum
  11. Doll's eye - Actaea pachypoda
  12. Doll's eye - Actaea pachypoda
  13. *Rattlesnake Plantain - Goodyera pubescens
  14. Partridgeberry - Mitchella repens
  15. Spotted Wintergreen - Chimaphila maculata
  16. *Indian Smokepipe - Monotropa uniflora
  17. Indian Cucumber Root - Medeola virginiana

 * Must know Genus


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