THE BORDER LIFE

 

 
APPLALACHIAN COVE NATIVE TREE LIST
For Montreat, NC town and lower watershed 
Compiled by Riverdave Owen, October 27, 2015
 
BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE
__American Chestnut - Castanea dentata
__Chestnut Oak - Quercus montana
__Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra
__White Oak - Quercus alba
--- Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra

BIRCH FAMILY - BETULACEAE
__Sweet Birch, Black Birch, Cherry Birch - Betula lenta
__Ironwood, American Hornbeam - Carpinus caroliniana
__Hophornbeam - Ostrya virginiana
__Tag Alder - Alnus serrulata

DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE
__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida

EBONY FAMILY - EBONACEAE
__Persimmon - Diospyrus virginiana

LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE
__Sassafras - Sassafras albidum
__Spicebush - Lindera benzoin 

LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE
__Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia
__Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis 

MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE
__Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera
__Fraser Magnolia - Magnolia fraseri
__Cucumber Tree - Magnolia acuminata

MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACAE
__Red Maple - Acer rubrum
__Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum
__Striped Maple - Acer pensylvanicum
__Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum

MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE
__Morus rubra - Red Mulberry

OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE
__White Ash - Fraxinus americana

PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE
__Eastern Hemlock - Tsuga canadensis
__Eastern White Pine - Pinus strobus

PLANETREE FAMILY - PLATANACEAE
__American Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis

RHODODENDRON FAMILY - ERICACEAE
__Rosebay Rhododendron - Rhododendron maximum 
__Mountain Laurel - Kalmia latifolia
__Sourwood - Oxydendrum arboreum

ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE
__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina
__Pin Cherry - Prunus pensylvanica

STYRAX FAMILY - STYRACACEAE
__Carolina Silverbell - Halesia tetraptera

SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE
__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua

WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE
__Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra
__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa

WITCH-HAZEL FAMILY - HAMAMELIDACEAE
__American Witch-hazel - Hamamelis virginiana
 
Photo by Riverdave:  a golden inlay of striped maple and sweet birch in the Greybeard Trail Cove