Richardson Preserve
Species List|Analysis and Graphs|Cover|DBH (woody stems)

Acquired in 2015, the Richardson Preserve is owned and managed by the Flora Richardson Foundation. The Preserve contains several high quality plant communities and includes areas of dry-mesic forest, emergent wetlands, forested wetlands, wet-mesic forest and creekside seep areas. There are two main stream channels running through the property and a natural spring feeding a wetland in the northwestern part of the preserve. Over 240 vascular plant species have been reported from the site. The preserve is also home to many fungi and animals.

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Latin NameCommon NameMapStrataNative?
Acer  ?
Acer negundobox elderYES
Acer saccharumsugar mapleYES
Agrimonia gryposepalatall agrimonyYES
Allium  ?
Amelanchier arboreajuneberry; shadbushYES
Amphicarpaea bracteatahog peanutYES
Anemone cylindricathimbleweedYES
Arisaema triphyllumJack-in-the-pulpitYES
Artemisia vulgarismugwortNO [invasive]
Aster lateriflorusside-flowering asterYES
Aster macrophyllusbig-leaved asterYES
Berberis thunbergiiJapanese barberryNO [invasive]
Cardamine  ?
Carex roseacurly-styled wood sedgeYES
Carex swaniidowny green sedgeYES
Carpinus caroliniana ssp. virginianablue beechYES
Caryahickory ?
Carya laciniosakingnut hickoryYES
Carya ovatashagbark hickoryYES
Celastrus orbiculatusoriental bittersweetNO [invasive]
Chimaphila maculataspotted wintergreenYES
Clematis virginianavirgin's bowerYES
Cornus floridaflowering dogwoodYES
Cornus racemosagray dogwoodYES
Crataegus  ?
Dichanthelium latifoliumbroad-leaved panic grassYES
Elaeagnus umbellataautumn oliveNO [invasive]
Epilobium coloratumcinnamon willow herbYES
Equisetum arvensehorsetailYES
Euonymus alatuswinged euonymus; burning bushNO [invasive]
Euonymus obovatusrunning strawberry bushYES
Fagus grandifoliabeechYES
Fraxinus pennsylvanicared ashYES
Galium aparineannual bedstraw; cleaversYES
Galium circaezanssmooth white licoriceYES
Galium triflorumsweet-scented bedstrawYES
Geranium maculatumwild geraniumYES
Geum canadensewhite avens; wood avensYES
Geum laciniatumnorthern rough avensYES
Glyceria striatafowl meadow grass; fowl manna grassYES
Hackelia virginianastickseedYES
Impatiens capensisspotted touch-me-not; orange jewelweedYES
Lindera benzoinspicebushYES
Lonicera  ?
Maianthemum racemosumfeathery false Solomon's sealYES
Maianthemum stellatumstarry false Solomon's sealYES
Menispermum canadensemoonseedYES
Mitchella repenspartridge berryYES
Oxalis dilleniicommon wood sorrelYES
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia creeperYES
Persicaria virginianawoodland knotweedYES
Phytolacca americanapokeweedYES
Podophyllum peltatumMay appleYES
Polemonium reptansJacob's ladderYES
Potentilla simplexcommon cinquefoil; silver common cinquefoilYES
Prenanthes albawhite lettuce; lion's footYES
Prunus serotinawild black cherryYES
Prunus virginianachoke cherryYES
Quercus albawhite oakYES
Quercus rubrared oakYES
Ribes cynosbatiprickly wild gooseberryYES
Rosa multifloraJapanese rose; multiflora roseNO [invasive]
Rubus allegheniensiscommon blackberryYES
Rubus hispidusswamp dewberryYES
Rubus occidentalisblack raspberryYES
Sassafras albidumsassafrasYES
Smilax lasioneuracommon carrion flowerYES
Smilax tamnoidesbristly green brierYES
Solidago caesiablue-stemmed goldenrodYES
Solidago patulaswamp goldenrodYES
Solidago rugosarough goldenrodYES
Symplocarpus foetidusskunk cabbageYES
Taraxacum officinalecommon dandelionNO
Toxicodendron radicanspoison ivyYES
Triosteum aurantiacumearly horse gentianYES
Ulmus americanaAmerican elmYES
Viburnum acerifoliummaple-leaved arrow-woodYES
Viburnum prunifoliumblack hawYES
Viola  ?
Vitis labruscafox grapeYES
67 native7 unknown7 nonnative(6 invasive non-native)Species count : 81
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 Recorded here
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