Characteristic Plant Species

 

Trees:

Pinus virginiana (Virginia pine)

Quercus coccinea (scarlet oak)

Quercus marilandica (blackjack oak)

Quercus montana (chestnut oak)

Vaccinium arboreum (farkleberry)

Shrubs:

Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel)

Vaccinium (blueberry)

Opuntia humifusa (prickly pear cactus)

Herbs:

Cypripedium acaule (pink lady's slipper)

Danthonia sericea (downy danthonia)

Diamorpha smallii (elf orpine)

Minuartia glabra (Appal. stitchwort)

Phemeranthus teretifolius (quill fameflower)

NatureServe Communities:

  • Cumberland Sandstone Glade and Barrens (CES 202.337)

Sandstone Outcrop and Bluff

Sewanee Herbarium

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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