THE BORDER LIFE


TREES OF STONE HOUSE

   Mebane, North Carolina

 Compiled by Riverdave Owen

            9/10/2012


ASTER FAMILY - ASTERACEAE

__Sea Myrtle - Baccharis halimifolia


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

__American Beech - Fagus grandifolia


           White Oak subgroup:

__White Oak - Quercus alba

__Post Oak - Quercus stellata


           Black Oak subgroup:

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Willow Oak - Quercus phellos

__Velvet Oak - Quercus velutina         


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE 

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana 

__Leyland Cypress - Cupressus X leylandii (hybrid of Monteray and Nootka Cypresses)


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


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Eastern Rebud - Cercis canadensis

__Honey Locust - Gleditsia triancanthos - Central USA

__Mimosa - Albizia julibrissin - East Asia 


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera 


MAHOGANY FAMILY - MELIACEAE

__ Chinaberry - Melia azedarach - South Asia


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACAE

__Red Maple - acer rubrum


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE 

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra

__Common Fig - Ficus carica - West Asia


MYRTLE FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Wax-Myrtle (Bayberry) - Myrica cerifera - NC Coastal Plain


OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense - East Asia


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata 

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda

__Virginia Pine - Pinus virginiana 


PLANETREE FAMILY - PLATANACEAE 

__Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis


ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina

__Common Apple - Malus pumila - Central Asia

__Common Peach - Prunus persica - West Asia

__Common Pear - Pyrus coummunis - West Asia


SIMAROUBA FAMILY - SIMAROUBACEAE

__Tree of Heaven - Ailanthus altissima - East Asia


SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua 


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE 

__Blackgum - Nyssa sylvatica


WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Black Walnut - Juglans nigra

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa

__Pecan - Carya illinoensis - Mississippi Valley


WILLOW FAMILY - SALICACEAE

__Black Willow - Salix Nigra

__Weeping Willow - Salix babylonica - East Asia


WOODY VINES


__Muscadine Grape - Vitis rotundifolia

__Fox Grape - Vitis labrusca

__Trumpet Vine - Campsis radicans

__Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia

__Poison Ivy - Toxicodendron radicans

__Greenbrier Species - Smilax species

__Japanese Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica  - East Asia

__Chinese Wisteria - Wisteria sinensis  - East Asia


Photo by Riverdave:  The "Free Tree" or "Azedarach," its botanical Latin name of Persian origin or variously called the Persian Lilac, Pride of India or Chinaberry, grows along the forest edge on the southeastern side of the Stone House property.


Stone House website: WWW.STONECIRCLES.ORG