Former Agriculture

Characteristic Plant Species

Trees:

Pinus strobus (white pine)

Pinus taeda (loblolly pine)

Pinus virginiana (Virginia pine)

Prunus avium (sweet cherry)

Pyrus communis (common pear)

Acer saccharum (sugar maple)

Quercus muehlenbergii (chinkapin oak)

Acer rubrum (red maple)

Cornus florida (dogwood)

Diospyros virginiana (persimmon)

Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)

Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)

Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust)

Shrubs:

Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)

Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose)

Yucca flaccida (Adam's needle)

Herbs:

Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass)

Cynoglossum virginianum (wild comfrey)

Carex albicans var. albicans (whitetinge sedge)

Oxalis dillenii (yellow woodsorrel)

Pycnanthemum loomisii (Loomis' mountainmint)

Sanicula canadensis (Canadian black snakeroot)

Ferns:

Asplenium platyneuron (ebony spleenwort)

Botrypus virginianus (rattlesnake fern)

Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas fern)

Sewanee Herbarium

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Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

Department of Biology

University of the South

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383

Sewanee Herbarium

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