THE BORDER LIFE



TREES OF THE WEYMOUTH WOODS-SANDHILLS NATURE PRESERVE

Southern Pines, North Carolina

Compiled by Riverdave Owen - 8/31/2012


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

__Allegheny Chinquapin - Castanea pumila


White Oak subgroup

__Post Oak - Quercus stellata

__Sand Post Oak - Quercus margarettiae

__White Oak - Quercus alba


Black Oak subgroup

__Velvet Oak - Quercus velutina   

__Blackjack Oak - Quercus marilandica

__Bluejack Oak - Quercus incana

__Live Oak - Quercus virginiana

__Scarlet Oak - Quercus coccinea

__Spanish Oak - Quercus falcata

__Turkey Oak - Quercus laevis    

__Water Oak - Quercus nigra

__Willow Oak - Quercus phellos   


BIRCH FAMILY - BETULACEAE

__American Hornbeam, Musclewood, Ironwood - Carpinus caroliniana

__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


ELM FAMILY - ULMACEAE

__Georgia Hackberry - Celtis tenuifolia


HEATH FAMILY - ERICACEAE

__Farkleberry - Vaccinium arboreum


HOLLY FAMILY - AQUIFOLIACEAE

__American Holly - Ilex opaca


LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE

__Spicebush - Lindera benzoin

__Red Bay - Persea palustris

__Sassafras - Sassafras albidum


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Mimosa - Albizia julibrissin X East Asia

__Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora

__Sweetbay Magnolia - Magnolia virginiana

__Tulip tree, Southern Yellow Poplar - Liriodendron tulipifera


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACEAE

__Red Maple - Acer Rubrum


MAHOGANY FAMILY - MELIACEAE 

__Chinaberry - Melia azedarach X East Asia


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra

 

OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEAE

__Carolina Ash - Fraxinus caroliniana

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense

__Fringe Tree - Chionanthus virginicus

PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda

__Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris

__Pond Pine - Pinus serotina

__Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata

__Virginia Pine - Pinus virginiana


PLANETREE FAMILY - PLATANACEAE

__Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis


ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Downy Serviceberry - Amelanchier arborea

__Hawthorn - Cretaegus species

__Chickasaw Plum - Prunus angustifolia

__Hog Plum - Prunus umbellata

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina var. serotina

__Carolina Laurel Cherry - Prunus caroliniana

 

SYMPLOCOS FAMILY - SYMPLOCACEAE

__Horsesugar - Symplocos tinctoria

TITI FAMILY - CYRILLACEAE

__Titi - Cyrilla racemiflora


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE

__Black Tupelo - Nyssa sylvatica


VIBURNUM FAMILY - CAPRIFOLIACEAE

__Common Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis

__ Possumhaw - Viburnum nudum


WITCH-HAZEL FAMILY - HAMAMELIDACEAE

__American Witch-hazel - Hamamelis virginiana 

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua   


WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Black Walnut - Juglans nigra  

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya alba

__Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra

__Red Hickory - Carya ovalis

__Sand Hickory - Carya pallida


WAX-MYRTLE FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Evergreen Bayberry - Morella caroliniensis

__Southern Bayberry, Common Wax-myrtle - Morella cerifera


WILLOW FAMILY - SALICACEAE

__Black Willow - Salix nigra


WOODY VINES 


__Carolina Jasmine - Gelsemium sempervirens

__Chinese Wisteria - Wisteria sinensis - X East Asia

__Coral Honeysuckle - Lonicera sempervirens

__Fox Grape - Vitis labrusca

__Muscadine Grape - Vitis rotundifolia

__Pigeon Grape - Vitis Cinerea ver. floridana

__Japanese Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica - X East Asia

__Laurel Greenbrier - Smilax laurifolia

__Common Greenbrier - Smilax rotundifolia

__Walter Greenbrier - Smilax walteri 

__Glaucous-leafed Greenbrier - Smilax glauca

__Poison Ivy - Toxicodendron radicans

__Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia


Photo by Riverdave: Longleaf Pine champion at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve


References: 


North Carolina State Parks System

Natural Resources Inventory Database

Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve - Vascular Plants

http://www.dpr.ncparks.gov/nrid/public.php


North Carolina Sandhills Area Weed Management

Sandhills Native Trees List

http://www.ncswma.org/images/Sandhills_Native_Trees.pdf