THE BORDER LIFE



NATIVE TREES OF THE WEYMOUTH CENTER 

         FOR THE ARTS & HUMANITIES 

                 Southern Pines, North Carolina

     An Inventory by Riverdave Owen - 8/31/2012


Naturalized species followed by X with place of origin


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

           White Oak Subgroup:

__Post Oak - Quercus stellata

__Sand Post Oak - Quercus margarettiae

           Black Oak Subgroup:

__Velvet Oak - Quercus velutina

__Blackjack Oak - Quercus marilandica     

__Live Oak - Quercus virginiana

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Swamp Laurel Oak - Quercus laurifolia

__Water Oak - Quercus nigra 

__Willow Oak - Quercus phellos


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE 

__Bald Cypress -Taxodium distichum 

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana 






CYRILLA FAMILY - CYRILLACEAE 

__Titi - Cyrilla racemiflora


DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE

__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida


EBONY FAMILY - EBONACEAE

__Persimmon - Diospyrus virginiana


ELM FAMILY - ULMACEAE

__Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis


FIGWORT FAMILY - SCROPHULARIACEAE

__Princesstree - Paulownia tomentosa - X East Asia


HOLLY FAMILY - AQUIFOLIACEAE

__American Holly - Ilex opaca

__Inkberry - Ilex glabra

__Yaupon - Ilex vomitoria


LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE

__Sassafras - Sassafras albidum


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis

__Black Locust - Robinia peudo-acasia


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora

__Sweetbay - Magnolia virginiana 

__Tulip Tree - Liriodendron tulipifera 


MAHOGANY FAMILY - MELIACEAE

__Chinaberry - Melia azedarach - X East Asia


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACEAE

__Red Maple - Acer Rubrum


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE 

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra

__White Mulberry - Morus alba - X East Asia


MYRTLE FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Southern Bayberry - Myrica cerifera 


OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense - X East Asia 


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Eastern Hemlock - Tsuga canadensis - X Western NC

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda 

__Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris

__Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata 


PLANETREE FAMILY - PLATANACEAE 

__Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis

 

ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina

__Hawthorn - Crataegus (species)

__Carolina Laurelcherry - Prunus caroliniana


SIMAROUBA FAMILY - SIMAROUBACEAE

__Tree of Heaven - Ailanthus altissima - X East Asia

SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua 


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE 

__Black Tupelo - Nyssa sylvatica


WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Black Walnut - Juglans nigra

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa

__Pecan - Carya illinoiensis - X  Mississippi Valley

__Sand Hickory - Carya pallida


WITCHHAZEL FAMILY - HAMAMELIDACEAE

__Witchhazel - Hamamelis virginiana


WOODY VINES 


__Carolina Jasmine - Gelsemium sempervirens

__Chinese Wisteria - Wisteria sinensis - X East Asia

__Coral Honeysuckle - Lonicera sempervirens

__Fox Grape - Vitis labrusca

__Japanese Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica - X East Asia

__Laurel Greenbrier - Smilax laurifolia

__Muscadine Grape - Vitis rotundifolia

__Poison Ivy - Toxicodendron radicans

__Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia


Photo by Riverdave: The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is located in Southern Pines, NC.  This cultural center includes the historic home of writer James Boyd and is surrounded by twenty acres of gardens and woodlands. The property is adjacent to the Weymouth Woods Sandhills State Nature Preserve.