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

Bluff edge
Bluff edge

habitat

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Minuartia glabra
Minuartia glabra
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Open woodland
Open woodland

habitat

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Minuartia glabra
Minuartia glabra
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Hypericum gentianoides
Hypericum gentianoides

pineweed

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Vaccinium arboreum
Vaccinium arboreum

farkleberry

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Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine - ant pollination

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Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine

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Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine

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Opuntia humifusa
Opuntia humifusa

prickly pear cactus

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Phemeranthus teretifolius
Phemeranthus teretifolius

quill fameflower

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Sandstone outcrop
Sandstone outcrop

habitat

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Cypripedium acaule
Cypripedium acaule

pink lady's slipper orchid

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Open woodland
Open woodland

habitat

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