THE BORDER LIFE

WALTHOUR-MOSS PRESERVE TREE & SHRUB LIST

(including several key species of vine, grass and moss)

Southern Pines NC

Prepared by Riverdave Owen 

Updated. 07/21/2022


BAYBERRY FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Carolina Bayberry - Morella caroliniensis

__Wax Myrtle - Morella cerifera


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Bluejack Oak - Quercus incana

__Turkey Oak - Quercus laevis

__Sand Post Oak - Quercus margarettae

__Blackjack Oak - Quercus marilandica

__Water Oak - Quercus nigra

__Laurel Oak - Quercus laurifolia 


BIRCH FAMILY - BETULACEAE

__Tag Alder - Alnus serrulata


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE

__Atlantic White Cedar - Chamaecyparis thyoides

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana 


DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE 

__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida


EBONY FAMILY - EBENACEAE

__Persimmon - Diospyros virginiana


GRASS FAMILY - POACEAE

__Wire Grass - Aristida stricta

__Small Switch Cane - Arundinaria tecta


GREENBRIER FAMILY - SMILACACEAE    

__Laurel-leaf Greenbrier - Smilax laurifolia

__Round leaf Greenbrier - Smilax rotundifolia


HOLLY FAMILY -  AQUIFOLIACEAE

__Gallberry - Ilex coriacea 

__Inkberry - Ilex glabra

__American Holly - Ilex opaca

__Yaupon - Ilex vomitoria (Coastal Plain)


LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE 

__Red Bay - Persea palustris 

__Sassafras - Sassafras album


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera

__Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora 

__Sweet Bay - Magnolia virginiana


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACEAE

__Red Maple - Acer Rubrum


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE 

__Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris

__Pond Pine - Pinus serotina

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus tadel


POISON IVY FAMILY - ANACARDIACEAE

__Poison Oak - Toxicodendron pubescens


RHODODENDRON FAMILY - ERICACEAE

__Southern Dwarf Huckleberry - Gaylussacia dumosa var. dumosa 

__Fetterbush - Lyonia lucida

__Sourwood - Oxydendrum arboreum

__Highbush Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum  

__Lowbush Blueberry -  Vaccinium Pallidum


ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Carolina Laurel Cherry - Prunus caroliniana (Coastal Plain)

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina var. serotina


SPHAGNUM MOSS FAMILY - Sphagnaceae

__ Sphagnum Moss - various species


SWEETLEAF FAMILY - SYMPLOCACEAE

__Sweetleaf - Symplocus tinctoria


SWEET PEPPERBUSH FAMILY - CLETHRACEAE

__Coastal Sweet Pepperbush - Clethra alnifolia


TITI FAMILY - CYRILLACEAE

__Swamp Titi - Cyrilla racemiflora


TUPELO FAMILY-  NYSSACEAE

__Swamp Tupelo - Nyssa biflora


WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Sand Hickory - Carya palida 

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa


YUCCA SUBFAMILY - AGAVOIDEAE

__Yucca filamentosa