Floodplain

Characteristic Plant Species

Trees:

Acer negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharum (sugar maple)

Fagus grandifolia (American beech)

Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)

Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)

Carpinus caroliniana (American hophornbeam)

Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)

Shrubs:

Lindera benzoin (northern spicebush)

Herbs:

Arnoglossum reniforme (great Indian plantain)

Diphasiastrum digitatum (fan clubmoss)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia bluebells) 

Pedicularis canadensis (wood betony)

Samolus valerandi (seaside brookweed)

NatureServe Communities:

  • South Central Interior Large Floodplain (CES 202.705)

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Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

Department of Biology

University of the South

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Sewanee, TN 37383

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