THE BORDER LIFE

TREE INVENTORY FOR STAGVILLE STATE HISTORIC SITE

Durham, North Carolina

Compiled by Riverdave Owen on 5-13-2021 

43 total species


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

           White Oak subgroup:

__White Oak - Quercus alba

__Post Oak - Quercus stellata

__Swamp Chestnut oak

           Black Oak subgroup:

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Willow Oak - Quercus phellos

__Water Oak - Quercus nigra

__Velvet oak - Quercus velutina


BIRCH FAMILY - BETULACEAE

__Ironwood - Carpinus caroliniana


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE 

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana


DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE

__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida


EBONY FAMILY - EBONACEAE

__Persimmon - Diospyrus virginiana


ELM FAMILY - ULMACEAE

__American Elm - Ulmus americana

__Winged Elm - Ulmus alata

__Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis 


HOLLY FAMILY - AQUIFOLIACEAE

__American Holly - Ilex opaca

__Possomhaw - Ilex decidua


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Eastern Rebud - Cercis canadensis

__Honey Locust - Gleditsia triancanthos - (Central USA)


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACAE

__Red Maple - Acer rubrum

__Southern Sugar Maple - Acer floridanum

__River Maple (box elder) - Acer negundo


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE 

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra

__Osage Orange - Maclura pomifera - (Central USA)


OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE

__Green Ash - Fraxinus pennsylvanica

__Fringetree - Chionanthus virginicus

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense - (Asia)


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata 

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda

__Virginia Pine - Pinus virginiana


PLANETREE FAMILY - PLANTANACEAE

__Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis 

 

RHODODENDRON FAMILY - ERICACEAE

__Sourwood - Oxydendron arboreum


ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina


SIMAROUBA FAMILY

__Tree of Heaven - Ailanthus altissima - (China)


SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua 


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE 

__Blackgum - Nyssa sylvatica


VIBURNUM FAMILY - CAPRIFOLIACEAE

__Downy Arrrowwood - Viburnum rafinesquianum

__Black Haw - Viburnum prunifolium

 

WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Black Walnut - Juglans nigra 

__Shagbark Hickory - Carya ovata

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa  

__Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra 

__Pecan - Carya illinoensis - (Mississippi Valley USA)