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Plants of Howell Woods

As of 8 August, 2006

TreesShrubs  |  Vines  |  Herbaceous plants

Scientific name / Common name

Trees of Howell Woods:

  • Acer Rubrum / Red maple
  • Asimina triloba / Pawpaw
  • Betula nigra / River birch
  • Catalpa bignoniodes / Southern Catalpa
  • Carpinus caroliniana / American hornbeam
  • Carya aquatica / Water hickory
  • Carya cordiformis / Bitternut hickory
  • Carya ovata / Shagbark hickory
  • Carya pallida / Sand hickory
  • Carya tomentosa / Mockernut hickory
  • Chamaecyparis thyoides / Atlantic white cedar
  • Cornus florida / Flowering dogwood
  • Crataegus marshallii / Parsely hawthorn
  • Crataegus viridis / Green hawthorn
  • Diospyros virginiana /Persimmon
  • Fagus grandifolia / American beech
  • Fraxinus caroliniana / Carolina or Water ash
  • Fraxinus pennsylvatica / Green ash
  • Ilex opaca / American holly
  • Juglans nigra / Black Walnut
  • Liquidambar styraciflua / Sweetgum
  • Liriodendron tulipifera / Tuliptree
  • Magnolia virginiana / Sweetbay
  • Morus rubra / Red mulberry
  • Nyssa biflora / Swamp tupelo
  • Nyssa sylvatica / Blackgum
  • Oxydendrum arboreum / Sourwood
  • Pinus palustris / Longleaf pine
  • Pinus taeda / Loblolly pine
  • Pinus echinata / Shortleaf pine
  • Platanus occidentalis / Sycamore
  • Populus heterophylla / Swamp cottonwood
  • Prunus serotina / Black cherry
  • Quercus alba / White oak
  • Quercus falcata / Southern Red oak
  • Quercus laevis / Turkey oak
  • Quercus laurifolia / Laurel oak
  • Quercus lyrata / Overcup oak
  • Quercus margaretta / Scrub post oak
  • Quercus marilandica / Blackjack oak
  • Quercus michauxii / Swamp chestnut oak
  • Quercus nigra / Water oak
  • Quercus pagoda / Cherrybark oak
  • Quercus phellos / Willow oak
  • Quercus stellata / Post oak
  • Salix nigra / Swamp willow
  • Salix caroliniana / Carolina or Coastal Plain willow
  • Taxodium distichum / Bald cypress
  • Taxodium ascendens / Pond cypress
  • Ulmus alata / Winged elm
  • Ulmus americana / American elm
  • Ulmus rubra / Slippery elm

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Shrubs of Howell Woods:

  • Amelanchier obovalis / Shadbush
  • Amelanchier sp.
  • Amorpha georgiana / Leadplant
  • Aralia spinosa / Hercules' club or Devils Walking Stick
  • Arundinaria gigantea / Giant cane
  • Callicarpa sp.
  • Cephalanthus occidentalis / Buttonbush
  • Clethra sp.
  • Cornus amomum / Silky dogwood
  • Cyrilla racemiflora / Titi
  • Fothergilla gardenii / Witch alder
  • Gaylussacia dumosa / Dwarf huckleberry
  • Gaylussacia frondosa / Dangleberry
  • Ilex decidua / Possum haw
  • Ilex glabra / Inkberry
  • Ilex laevigata / Smooth winterberry
  • Ilex vomitoria / Yaupon
  • Itea virginica / Virginia willow
  • Kalmia angustifolia / Sheep laurel
  • Leucothoe axillaris / Doghobble
  • Leucothoe racemosa / Swamp leucothoe
  • Malus angustifolia / Southern crab-apple
  • Myrica cerifera / Wax myrtle
  • Persea borbonia / Swamp red bay
  • Rhododendron atlanticum / Dwarf azalea
  • Rhus copallina / Winged sumac
  • Rhus glabera / Smooth sumac
  • Styrax grandifolius / Bigleaf Snowbell
  • Symplocos tinctoria / Common sweetleaf
  • Vaccinium arboreum / Sparkleberry
  • Vaccinium atrococcum / Downy swamp huckleberry
  • Vaccinium chorymbosm / High bush blueberry
  • Vaccinium elliottii / High bush blueberry
  • Vaccinium steminum / Squaw huckleberry or Gooseberry
  • Viburnum nudum / Swamp haw
  • Viburnum rufidulum / Blue haw
  • Yucca filamentosa / Yucca

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Vines of Howell Woods:

  • Anisostichus capreolata / Crossvine
  • Clematis crispa / Swamp leather flower
  • Gelsemium sp.
  • Ipomoea pandurata / Wild potato vine
  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia / Virginia creeper
  • Smilax bona-nox / Bullbrier
  • Smilax hispida / Chinaroot
  • Smilax laurifolia / Bamboo vine
  • Smilax rotundifolia / Greenbrier
  • Toxicodendron radicans / Poison ivy
  • Trachelospermum difforme / Climbing dogbane
  • Vitis rotundifolia / Muscadine

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Herbaceous plants of Howell Woods:

  • Andropogon scoparius
  • Andropogon virginicus
  • Arisaema triphyllum / Jack-in-the-pulpit
  • Aristida stricta / Wiregrass
  • Asclepias amplexicaulis
  • Asclepias huminstrata
  • Asclepias purpurascens / Purple milkweed (*Watch list plant)
  • Asclepias tuberosa / Butterfly weed
  • Aster vimineus / Small-flowered white aster
  • Baptisia alba / White wild indigo
  • Boehmeria cylindrica / False nettle
  • Boltonia caroliniana / Carolina doll's daisy
  • Bonamia patens / Coastalplain dawnflower
  • Carex sp. / Sedge
  • Cassia fasciculata / Partridge pea
  • Cassia marilandica / Wild senna
  • Centrosema sp.
  • Clematis crispa / Swamp leather flower
  • Commelina virginica / Virginia dayflower
  • Cnidoscolus stimulosus / Tread-softly
  • Cuphea carthagensis
  • Cypripedium acaule / Pink lady's slipper
  • Danthonia sp. / Oat grass
  • Desmodium lineatum
  • Desmodium nuttallii
  • Desmodium pauciflorum / Few-flower tick-trefoil (*Watch list )
  • Desmodium strictum
  • Dioda teres / Buttonwood
  • Eryngium prostatum / Creeping eryngo
  • Eupatorium coelestinum / Mist flower
  • Euphorbia ipecac / American ipecac
  • Euphorbia obtusata / Warty spurge
  • Galium obtusum var. filifolium / Bluntleaf bedstraw
  • Galium sp. / Bedstraw
  • Helianthemum canadense / Frostweed
  • Helenium autumnale / Sneezeweed
  • Heterotheca pinifolia / Taylor county gold aster
  • Heterothecal graminifolia / Grass-leaved golden aster
  • Hexastylis lewisii(?)
  • Hibiscus moscheutos / Swamp rose mallow
  • Hottonia inflata / Water violet (rare)
  • Hypericum gentianoides / Orange grass
  • Hypericum hypercoides
  • Hypericum punctatum
  • Impatiens capensis / Jewelweed
  • Juncus effusus
  • Krigia oppositifolia / Weedy dwarf dandelion
  • Leersial lenticularis / Catchfly cutgrass (*Watch list)
  • Lespedeza hirta / Hairy lespedeza
  • Ludwigia alternifolia / Seedbox
  • Ludwigia glandulosa
  • Lysimachia ciliata / Fringed Loosestrife
  • Macbridea caroliniana / Carolina bogmint (*Fed. spec. concern)
  • Malaxis unifolia / Green addersmouth orchid
  • Matelea gonocarpa
  • Mimulus alatus / Sharp-winged Monkey-flower
  • Myosotis macrosperma / Spring forget-me-not
  • Oenothera fruticosa / Sundrops
  • Opuntia compressa / Prickly-pear cactus
  • Osmunda regalis / Royal fern
  • Oxalis sp. / Sorrel
  • Panicum sp.
  • Passiflora lutea / Passion flower
  • Penthorum sp. / Ditch stonecrop
  • Phyllanthus sp. / Leafflower
  • Physalis heterophylla / Clammy ground cherry
  • Pitiopsis pinifolia / Pine leaved golden aster
  • Pitiopsis graminifolia / Grass-leaved golden aster
  • Polygonum sp. / Knotweed
  • Polypremum sp. / Juniper leaf
  • Pteridium sp. / Brackenfern
  • Rubus sp.
  • Rumex verticillatus / Swamp dock
  • Saururus cernuus / Lizard's tail
  • Schrankia / Sensitive briar
  • Senecio glabellus / Butterweed (*Watch list)
  • Silene caroliniana / Carolina pink (*Watch list)
  • Solidago odora / Sweet goldenrod
  • Sorbus arbutifolia / Red chokeberry
  • Spermolepis divaricata / Roughfruit scaleseed
  • Stipulicida / Pineland scaly pink
  • Tephrosia (sp.) (spicata?) / Goat's rue
  • Tradescantia rosea / Piedmont roseling
  • Tragia urens / Wavyleaf noseburn
  • Trichostem dichotomum / Blue curls
  • Uniola latifolia / Wild oats
  • Uniola laxa / Slender woodoats
  • Verbascum blattaria / Moth Mullein
  • Viola brittoniana / North coastal violet (*Watch list)
  • Viola papilionacea / Common blue violet
  • Zephyranthes atamasco / Atamasco lily

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