Characteristic Plant Species

 

Trees:

Acer rubrum (red maple)

Liriodendron tulipifera (yellow poplar)

Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)

Nyssa sylvatica (black gum)

Quercus alba (white oak)

Ilex opaca (American holly)

Oxydendrum arboreum (sourwood)

Shrubs:

Aronia arbutifolia (red chokeberry)

Rhododendron canescens (mtn azalea)

Rubus hispidus (swamp dewberry)

Smilax bona-nox (saw greenbrier)

Vaccinium fuscatum (black highbush blueberry)

Viburnum nudum (possumhaw)

Herbs:

Carex debilis (white edge sedge)

Medeola virginiana (Indian cucumber root)

Mitchella repens (partrige berry)

Polygonatum biflorum (Solomon's seal)

Bartonia virginica (yellow screwstem)

Ferns:

Osmunda regalis (royal fern)

Osmundastrum cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)

Thelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern)

NatureServe Communities:

  • Central Interior Highlands and Appalachian Sinkhole & Depression

       Pond (CES 202.018)

  • Cumberland Seepage Forest (CES 202.361)

Plateau Wetlands

Sewanee Herbarium

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Jonathan P. Evans

Spencer Hall 153

931-598-1304

jon.evans@sewanee.edu

 

Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

Department of Biology

University of the South

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383

Sewanee Herbarium

Spencer Hall 171

931-598-3346