Characteristic Plant Species

Shrubs:

Rhododendron maximum (rhododendron)

Herbs:

Dentaria multifida (fineleaf toothwort)

Heuchera spp. (alumroot)

Iris cristata (dwarf crested iris)

Micranthes careyana (golden eye saxifrage)

Mitchella repens (partridge berry)

Sedum ternatum (three-leaved stonecrop)

Silene rotundifolia (roundleaf catchfly)

Stellaria pubera (star chickweed)

Thalictrum spp. (meadow-rue)

Ferns and Clubmosses:

Asplenium montanum (mtn spleenwort)

Asplenium pinnatifidum (lobed spleenwort)

Huperzia porophila (rock clubmoss)

Trichomanes boschianum (Appal. bristle fern)

NatureServe Communities:

  •  Cumberland Acidic Cliff and Rockhouse  (CES 202.309)

  • Southern Appalachian Spray Cliff (CES 202.288) 

Sandstone Cliff Face and Rockhouse

Rockhouse
Rockhouse

habitat

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Asplenum montanum
Asplenum montanum

mountain spleenwort

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Asplenum montanum
Asplenum montanum

mountain spleenwort

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Asplenum montanum
Asplenum montanum

mountain spleenwort

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Trichomanes boschianum
Trichomanes boschianum

Appalachian bristle fern

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Trichomanes boschianum
Trichomanes boschianum

Appalachian bristle fern

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Heuchera sp.
Heuchera sp.

alumroot

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Silene rotundifolia
Silene rotundifolia

roundleaf catchfly

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Silene rotundifolia
Silene rotundifolia

roundleaf catchfly

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Mitchella repens
Mitchella repens

partridgeberry

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Asplenium x trudelli
Asplenium x trudelli

Trudell's spleenwort

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Waterfall spray zone
Waterfall spray zone

habitat

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Thalictrum sp.
Thalictrum sp.

waterfall spray zone

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Liverworts and Thalictrum sp.
Liverworts and Thalictrum sp.

waterfall spray zone

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Iris cristata
Iris cristata

dwarf crested iris

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Rhododendron maximum
Rhododendron maximum

rhododendron

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Rhododendron maximum
Rhododendron maximum

rhododendron

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