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

Minuartia glabra
Minuartia glabra
Open woodland
Open woodland

habitat

Minuartia glabra
Minuartia glabra
Hypericum gentianoides
Hypericum gentianoides

pineweed

Vaccinium arboreum
Vaccinium arboreum

farkleberry

Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine - ant pollination

Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine

Diamorpha smallii
Diamorpha smallii

elf orpine

Opuntia humifusa
Opuntia humifusa

prickly pear cactus

Phemeranthus teretifolius
Phemeranthus teretifolius

quill fameflower

Sandstone outcrop
Sandstone outcrop

habitat

Cypripedium acaule
Cypripedium acaule

pink lady's slipper orchid

Open woodland
Open woodland

habitat