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Treehaven Plant List

DRY, DRY MESIC, AND MESIC SITES 

Trees, Shrubs, Forbs, Grass and Grass-like  

Forbs
Common Name

Scientific Name

Family Habitat Type Wetland Indicator
Bracken fern (#) Pteridium aquilinum Polypody QAE, AQV FACU
Lady fern (#) Athyrium filix-femina Polypody AVVib, ATM FAC
Long beech fern Dryopteris phegopteris * Polypody ATM, AViO  
Spinulose shield fern (#) Dryopteris spinulosa * Polypody ATD, ATM FACW-
Oak fern (#) Gymnocarpium dryopteris Polypody ATD, AViO FAC
Maidenhair fern (#) Adiantum pedatum Polypody ATD, AViO FAC-
Sensitive fern Onoclea sensibilis Polypody BDPB, FPCL FACW
Cinnamon fern (#) Osmunda cinnamomea Royal Fern FPCL, TAAC FACW
Interrupted fern  Osmunda claytoniana Royal Fern AVVib, AQVib FAC+
Starflower (#) Trientalis borealis Primrose QAE, AQV FAC+
Whorled loosestrife Lysimachia quadriflora Primrose QAE, AQV OBL
Barren strawberry (#) Waldsteinia fragarioides Rose QAE, AQV  
Wild strawberry Fragaria virginiana Rose QAE, AQV FAC-
Cinquefoil (E/N) Potentilla spp. Rose DIS OBL-FAC-
Largeleaf aster Aster macrophyllus Composite AQV, PMV  
Ox-eye daisy (E) Chrysanthemum leucanthemum * Composite DIS  
Black-eyed susan Rudbeckia hirta Composite DIS FACU
Daisy fleabane Erigeron annuus Composite DIS FAC
Pineapple weed (E) Matricaria matricarioides * Composite DIS FACU
Yellow goat's-beard (E) Tragopogon pratensis Composite DIS  
Spotted knapweed (E) Centaurea maculosa * Composite DIS  
Common ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia Composite DIS FACU
Orange hawkweed (E) Hieracium aurantiacum Composite QAE, PMV  
Yellow hawkweed (E) Hieracium florentinum * Composite QAE, DIS  
Pearly everlasting Anaphalis margaritacea Composite DIS  
Yarrow (E/N) Achillea millefolium Composite DIS FACU
Tansey (E) Tanacetum vulgare Composite DIS  
Dandelion (E)  Taraxacum officinale Composite AViO, DIS FACU
Goldenrod Solidago spp. Composite QAE, DIS OBL-FACU
Wild lettuce (E/N) Lactuca spp. Composite DIS FAC-UPL
White lettuce (Rattlesnake root) Prenanthes alba Composite PMV, AQVib FACU
Thistle (E/N) Cirsium spp. Composite DIS OBL-FACU-
Downy yellow violet (#) Viola pubescens Violet AViO FACU-
Other violets (#)  Viola spp. Violet ATD, AVVib OBL-UPL-
Trillium Trillium spp. Lily AQVib, AViO FACU-FACU
Canada mayflower 
(Wild lily-of-the valley) (#)
Maianthemum canadense
 
Lily
 
QAE, AQV
 
FAC
 
Twisted-stalk (#) Streptopus roseus * Lily AVVib, ATM FAC
Large flowered bellwort (#) Uvularia grandiflora Lily AQVib, AViO  
Sessile bellwort Uvularia sessilifolia Lily AQVib, ATM FAC-
False Solomon's seal (#) Smilacina racemosa * Lily PMV, AVVib FACU
Hairy Solomon's seal Polygonatum pubescens Lily PMV, AVVib  
Blue beadlily (#) Clintonia borealis Lily ATM, ATD FAC+
Spreading dogbane Apocynum androsaemifolium Dogbane QAE, PMV FAC
Bunchberry (#) Cornus canadensis Dogwood PMV, TMC FAC
Upright bindweed (E?) Convolvulus spithamaeus * Morning glory QAE, AQV  
Common clubmoss (#) Lycopodium clavatum Clubmoss QAE, AQV FAC
Tree clubmoss (#) Lycopodium obscurum Clubmoss PMV, AVVib FACU
Other clubmoss  Lycopodium spp. Clubmoss   OBL-FACU-
Wild sarsaparilla (#) Aralia nudicaulis Ginsing PMV, AVVib FACU
Spikenard Aralia racemosa Ginsing ATD, AViO  
Wood anemone Anemone quinquefolia Crowfoot AQV, PMV FACU
Baneberry (#) Actaea spp. Crowfoot ATD, ATM  
Round-lobed hepatica (#) Hepatica americana * Crowfoot AQVib, ATM  
Goldthread (#) Coptis groenlandica * Crowfoot PMV, TMC  
Columbine Aquilegia canadensis Crowfoot AVVib FAC-
Early meadow-rue Thalictrum dioicum Crowfoot AQVib, ATD FACU+
Tall buttercup Ranunculus acris Crowfoot DIS FACW-
Partridge berry (# w) Mitchella repens Madder ATD, ATM FACU+
Bedstraw (E/N) Galium spp. Madder PMV, AQVib OBL-FACU
Jewelweed (#) Impatiens capensis Touch-me-not FPCL, TAAC FACW
White cockle (E) Lychnis alba * Pink DIS  
Jack-in-the-pulpit  (#) Arisaema atrorubens * Arum ATD, ATM  
Mint (# E/N) Mentha spp.  Mint AViO, BDPB OBL-FACW
Wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa Mint DIS FACW
Heal-all (E/N) Prunella vulgaris Mint DIS FAC
Sweet cicely (#) Osmorhiza claytonii Parsley AQVib, ATM FACU-
Pyrola Pyrola spp. Pyrola PMV, AQVib FACW-FACU
Fringed polygala Polygala paucifolia Polygala PMV, AVVib FACU
Miterwort Mitella diphylla Saxifrage AH FACU+
Red sorrel (E) Rumex acetosella Smartweed DIS FAC
Curled dock (E) Rumex crispus Smartweed DIS FAC+
Climbing false buckweat (E/N) Polygonum scandens Smartweed DIS FAC
Alfalfa (E) Medicago sativa Pea DIS UPL
Birdsfoot trefoil (E) Lotus corniculatus Pea DIS FAC-
Yellow hop clover (E) Trifolium agrarium * Pea DIS  
Yellow sweet clover (E) Melilotus officinalis Pea DIS FACU
Alsike clover (E) Trifolium hybridum Pea DIS FAC-
Red clover (E) Trifolium pratense Pea DIS FACU+
White clover (E) Trifolium repens Pea DIS FACU+
Wild lupine  Lupinus perennis Pea DIS  
Purple vetch Vicia americana Pea DIS NI
Wood-sorrel (E/N) Oxalis spp. Wood Sorrel DIS FACU
Evening primrose Oenothera biennis Evening primrose DIS FACU
Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca Milkweed DIS UPL
Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa Milkweed DIS  
Butter-and-eggs (E) Linaria vulgaris Snapdragon DIS  
Figwort Scrophularia lanceolata Snapdragon DIS FACU+
Common mullein (E) Verbascum thapsus Snapdragon DIS UPL
Common plantain (E) Plantago major Plantain DIS FAC+
Hoary alyssum (E) Berteroa incana Mustard DIS  
Black snakeroot Sanicula marilandica Parsley   NI
Common St. Johnswort (E) Hypericum perforatum St. Johnswort DIS  
*  synonym - links to accepted name