VEGETATIONAL COMMUNITIES OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

SLIDE TRAY 3

CLOSED OAK

CANOPY/DOMINANTS

1. Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra
2. Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa
3. White Oak - Quercus alba
4. Black Oak - Quercus velutina
5. Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera

SUB-CANOPY/SUB -DOMINANTS

6. Red Maple - Acer rubrum
7. Sourwood - Oxydendron arboreum
8. Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia
9. Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida
10. Alternate Leaf Dogwood - Cornus alternifolia
11. American Chestnut - Castanea dentata

SHRUB LAYER

12. Snowbell - Styrax grandifolia
13. Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus

HERBACEOUS LAYER

14. Louse wort - Pedicularis canadensis
15. Beggars lice - Desmodium sp.
16. Beggars lice - Desmodium sp.
17. Mtn. Wood Aster - Aster divaricatus
18. Trailing arbutus - Epigaea repens
19. Trailing arbutus - Epigaea repens
20. Spotted Wintergreen - Chimaphila maculata
21. Mayapple - Podophyllum peltatum
22. Galax - Galax aphylla
23. Cranefly Orchid - Tipularia discolor
24. Indian Smokepipe - Monotropa uniflora
25. Squawroot - Conopholis americana
26. Rattlesnake Fern - Botrychium virginianum

OPEN OAK - PINE

CANOPY/DOMINANTS

*27. White Oak - Quercus alba
*28. Chestnut Oak - Quercus prinus

SUB-CANOPY/SUB-DOMINANTS

29. Sourwood - Oxydendron arboreum
30. Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia
31. Sassafras - Sassafras albidum
32. Black Gum - Nyssa sylvatica
*33. Post Oak - Quercus stellata
*34. Blackjack Oak - Quercus marilandica

SHRUB LAYER

35. Blueberry - Vaccinium myrsinites

HERBACEOUS LAYER

36. Bracken Fern - Pteridium aqulinum
37. Smilax - Smilax laurifolia
38. Goat's Rue - Tephrosia virginiana
39. White Wild Indigo - Baptisia alba
40. Galax - Galax aphylla
41. Trailing Arbutus - Epigaea repens
42. Greater Tickseed - Coreopsis major
43. Teaberry - Gaultheria procumbens
44. Whorled Loosestrife - Lysimachia quadrifolia
45. Purple Fringeless Orchid - Habenaria peramoena
46. Violets - Viola pratiniola
47. Pink Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium acaule
48. Squaw Root - Conopholis americana
49. Indian Pipe - Monotropa uniflora
50. Broom Sedge - Andropogon virginicus
51. Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia
52. Alum Root - Heuchera villosa
53. Venus' Looking Glass - Specularia perfoliata
54. Spiderwort - Tradescantia ohiensis
55. Bee Balm - Monarda didyma

LOWLAND STREAMBANK COMMUNITY

56. Lowland Streambank Community Overview

CANOPY/DOMINANTS

57. American Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis
58. Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua
59. American Elm - Ulmus americana

SUB-CANOPY/SUB-DOMINANTS

60. Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida

SHRUB LAYER

61. Spicebush - Lindera benzoin
62. Pawpaw - Asimina triloba

HERBACEOUS LAYER

63. Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis
64. Butterweed - Senecio glabellus
65. Agrimony - Agrimonia spp.
66. Wood Nettle - Laportea canadensis
67. Poison Ivy - Toxicodenron radicans
68. Crested Dwarf Iris - Iris cristata
69. Jumpseed - Tovara virginiana

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