Characteristic Plant Species

 

Trees:

Quercus alba (white oak)

Quercus prinus (chestnut oak)

Quercus velutina (black oak)

Quercus coccinea (scarlet oak)

Carya glabra (pignut hickory)

Carya pallida (sand hickory)

Carya tomentosa (mockernut hickory)

Acer rubrum (red maple)

Nyssa sylvatica (black gum)

Sassafras albidum (sassafras)

Oxydendron arboreum (sourwood)

Prunus serotina (black cherry)

Shrubs:

Vaccinium (blueberry)

Viburnum acerifolium(mapleleaf viburnum)

Vines:

Parthenocissus quinquefolia (VA creeper)

Smilax (greenbrier)

Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Vitis (grape)

Herbs:

Carex (sedges)

Chimaphila maculata (striped wintergreen)

Dichanthelium (rosette grasses)

Ipomea pandurata (wild sweet potato)

Houstonia (bluets)

Arundinaria appalachiana (hillcane)

NatureServe Communities:

  • Allegheny-Cumberland Dry Oak Forest and Woodland (CES 202.359) 

  • Southern Appalachian Low Elevation Pine Forest (CES 202.332)

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Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

Department of Biology

University of the South

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Sewanee, TN 37383

Sewanee Herbarium

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