List compiled by Judy Dumke.

13 August 2005

Tri State Chapter of the West Virginia Native Plants Association

Field trip to Jeff and Anna Pattonís home, Kentucky, Boyd County,  Golden Gate Hill off White Creek.

Weather   hot and humid

Nomenclature  follows Harmon et. Al.  Checklist of the Vascular Flora of WV.

Technical document 95-1 Nongame and Natural Heritage Program WVDNR

italics = non native

NON VASCULAR

    Cladonia sp.                            Lichen British solder s.l.

PTERIDOPHYTA

    DRYOPTERIDACEAE 

        Polystichum acrostichoides (Michx) Schott                      Christmas Fern

GYMNOSPERMAE

    PINACEAE

        Pinus virginiana P. Mill                    Scrub Pine

    CUPRESSACEAE

        Juniperus virginiana L.                                                  Red Cedar

ANGIOSPERMAE

MONOCOTS

    COMMELINACEAE

        Tradescantia ohiensis Raf.              A Spiderwort

    CYPERACEAE

         Carex annectens (Bickn.) Bickn.            Sedge, Yellow Fox Sedge

        Cyperus spp.                        A sedge

    DIOSCOREACEAE

        D. villosa L.                       Wild Yam

    JUNCACEAE

        Juncus tenuis Willd.                    Path Rush

        L. echinata (Small) Hermann                                        Woodrush

        N.b.  Newer revisions might change identifications

    POACEAE

        Andropogon virginicus L.                Broom Sedge

        Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv.                                        Poverty Oat Grass

        Dichanthelium clandestinum (L.) Gould                         Deer tongue grass

                                 Syn. Panicum clandestinum L

        .Festuca pratensis Huds.                Meadow/tall fescue

        Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus                       Eulalia, Japanese stilt grass

                                 Syn. F. elatior L.

        Miscanthus sinensis Anderss.                Silvergrass, Eulalia

        Panicum virgatum L.                 Switch grass

        Schizachyrium scoparium (michx) Nash        Little blue stem

                                Syn. Andropogon scoparius Michx.

    SMILACACEAE

        Smilax hebacea L.                   Carrion Flower

    TYPHACEAE

        Typha angustifolia L.                   Narrow leaved cattail

            There is some discussion as to whether this is native

DICOTS                    

    ACERACEAE

        Acer rubrum L.                                                             Red Maple

    ANCANTHACEAE

        Ruellia caroliniensis (J. F. Gmel) Steud.       Wild Petunia

    ANACARDIACEAE

        Rhus glabra L.                      Smooth sumac

        Toxicodendron radicans L.               Poison Ivy

    ANNONACEAE

        Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal.                                            Paw Paw

    APIACEAE

        Daucus carota L.                    Queen Annís Lace

    APOCYNACEAE

        Apocynum cannabinum L.              Indian hemp     

    ASCLEPIADACEAE

        Asclepias syriaca L.                    Common milkweed

        A. tuberosa L.                      Butterfly weed

        A. viridiflora Raf.                 Green flowered milkweed

        Matelea obliqua (Jacq.) Woods           Anglepod

                    In S and C. M. carolinensis (Jacq.) Woods

                        Syn. Gonolobus obliqua

    ASTERACEAE

        Achillea millefolium L.                 Yarow

        Ageratina altissima (L.) King & H. Robins       White Snakeroot

                    Syn. Eupatorium rugosum Houtt

        Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.              Common ragweed

        A. bidentata Michx.                 Lance leaved ragweed

        A. trifida L.                       Giant ragweed , Locally horseweed

        Aster pilosus Willd.                    White heath aster

        Bidens bipinnata L.                 Spanish needles

        Chicorium intybus L.                    Chicory

        Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.             Common thistle

                                    Some authors bull thistle

        Coreopsis tripteris L.                  Tall coreopsis     

        Elephantopus carolinianus Willd.            Elephantís Foot

        Eupatorium coelestinum L.               Mist flower

        E. fistulosum Barratt                   Common Joe Pye Weed

        Gnaphalium obtusifolium L.              Cudweed

        Helianthus divaricatus L.               Woodland Sunflower

        Hieracium paniculatum L.                Panicled Hawkweed

        Lactuca canadensis L.                   Wild lettuce

        L. floridana (L.) Geatn.                    Florida Blue lettuce

        Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.               Ox-eye Daisy

                    Syn. Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L.

        Polymnia canadensis L.              White Flowed Leaf cup

        Smallanthus uvedelia (L.) Mackenzie ex Small        Yellow flowered leaf cup

                    Syn. Polymnia uvedalia L.

        Solidago nemoralis Ait.             Old Field Goldenrod

        S. ulmifolia Muhl. Ex Willd             Elm leaf Goldenrod

        Verbesina alternifolia (L.) Britt. Ex. Kearney      Wing stem

        V. occidentalis (L.) Walt               Small Yellow crown beard

        Vernonia gigantea (Walt.)               Tall Iron weed

                    Syn. Vernonia altissima Nutt

    BIGNONIACEAE

        Catalpa speciosa (Wardner) Wardner ex Engelm.   Western Catalpa

    BRASSICACEAE

        Alliaria petiolata (Bied.) Cavara & Grande      Garlic Mustard

    CAPRIFOLIACEAE

        Lonicera japonica Thunb.                Japanese Honeysuckle

        Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Moench           Coralberry

        Virburnum acerifolium L.                Maple Leaved Virburnum

    CARYOPHYLLACEAE

        Silene virginica L.                 Fire pink        

    CLUSIACEAE

        Hypericum hypericoides (L.)                 Saint Andrewís Cross

                Syn. Ascyrum hypericoides L.

        H. mutilum L.                       Small flowered St. Johnís wort

        H. punctatum Lam.                   Dotted St. Johnís wort

    CORNACEAE

        Cornus florida L.                                                           Flowering Dogwood

     EUPHORBIACEAE

        Euphorbia corollata L.                  Flowering spurge 

    ERICACEAE

        Vaccinium pallidum Ait.             Upland Low blueberry

        V. stamineum L.                 Squaw huckleberry

            N.b.  There has been substantial revision genus Vaccinium.

    FABACEAE

        Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fern            Hog Peanut

        Cercis Canadensis L.                                                    Redbud

        Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Green     Partridge Pea

                Syn. Cassia fasciculata Michx.

        C. nictitans (L.) Moench var. nictitans         Wild Sensitive Plant

                Syn Cassia nictitans L.

        Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC           Tick Trefoil

        D. pauciflorum (Nutt.)DC                Tick Trefoil

        Medicago sativa L.                  Black medic 

        Melilotus officinalis (l.) Lam.             Yellow Sweet Clover

                Includes M. alba Desr.

    FAGACEAE

        Quercus alba L.                 White oak

        Q. marilandica Muenchh.             Black Jack Oak

        Q, muehlenbergii Engelm             Chestnut Oak

        Q. rubra L.                     Red Oak

        Q, stellata Wangenh.                    Post Oak

        Q. velutina Lam.                    Black oak

    GENTIANACEAE

        Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh                Rose Pink

    JUGLANDACEAE

        Juglans nigra L.                    Black Walnut        

    LAMIACEAE

        Blephilia ciliata (L.) Benth                Downy Woodmint

        Cunila origanoides (L.) Britt                                          Dittany

        Monarda fistulosa Ll.                   Wild bergamot

        Prunella vulgaris L.                    Self Heal

        Pycnanthemum incanum (L.) Michx.            Hoary Mountain Mint

        P.  pycnanthemoides (Leavenw.) Fern         Southern Mountain Mint

        Salvia lyrata L.                        Lyre leaved sage

    LAURACEAE

        Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume              Spicebush

        Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nutt              White sassafras

    LOBELIACEAE

        Lobelia inflata L.                  Indian tobacco

    MAGNOLIACEAE

        Liriodendron tulipifera L.                                              Yellow Poplar, tulip tree

    NYSSACEAE

        Nyssa sylvatica. Marsh              Black gum

    OLEACEAE

        Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.               Red Ash

            Var. subintegerrima (Vahl.) Fern        Green ash

                Not recognized as sp or var. in WV

    OXALIDACEAE

        Oxalis stricta L.                   Yellow wood sorrel

    PHYTOLACCACEAE

        Phytolacca americana L.             Poke weed

    PLANTAGINACEAE

        Plantago lanceolata L.                  English Plantain

    PLATANACEAE

        Platanus occidentalis L.                Sycamore

    POLYGALACEAE

        Polygala verticillata L.                    Whorled milkwort

    POLYGONACEAE

        Polygonum scandens L.               False Climbing buckwheat

        Rumex crispus L.                    Curley Dock

    ROSACEAE

        Agrimonia parviflora Ait                Small flowered agrimony

        Crataegus spp.                  A hawthorn

        Geum vernum (Raf.) Torr. & Gray                                 Spring avens

        Porteranthus stipulatus (Muhl ex Willd.) Britt      American ipecac

                    Syn. Gillenia stipulata (Muhl.) Baill.      Midwestern Indian Physic

        Potentilla recta L.                 Upright cinquefoil

        Rosa carolina L.                    Pasture rose

        Rosa multiflora Thunb. Ex Murr.                                    Rambler Rose

        Rubus odorata L.                    Flowering raspberry

        R. phoenicolasius Maxim             Wineberry

            While listed as native all other sources list it as introduced

    RUBIACEAE

        Diodia terms Walt.                  Rough Buttoned

        Galium aparine L.                                                        Common Bedstraw

        G. circaezans Michs.                                                     Wild liquorice

        Houstonia longifolia Gaertn.                Long Leaved Bluets

    SALICACEAE

        Populus deltoides Bartr. Ex Marsh           Cottonwood

    SCROPHULARIACEAE

        Aureolaria laevigata (Raf.) Raf.            Entire leaved yellow foxglove

                Syn. Gerardia laevigata Raf.

        Mimulus alatus Ait                  Winged monkey flower

        M. ringens L.                       Common monkey flower

        Penstemon canescens (Britt.) Britt          Gray Beardtongue

        P. digitalis Nutt. Ex Sims              Foxglove beardtongue

        Verbascum thapsus L.                    Great Mullen    

    SOLANACEAE

        Physalis heterophylla Ness              Common Ground Cherry

        Solanum americanum P. Mill              Black nightshade

                Syn. S. nigra L.

    URTICACEAE

        Boehmeria Cylindrica (L.) SW            False nettle

        Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl ex Willd.      Pennsylvania Pellitory

        Pilea pumila (L.) Gray              Clear weed

    VERBENACEAE

        Verbena urticifolia L.                  White vervain

    VITACEAE

        Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.                       Virginia Creeper

        Vitis aestivalis Michx.                                                   Summer Grape

        V. vulpina L.                       Winter grape

            May be an intergrade

Please note I have only included those which were written down during the excursion, others were seen such as Carya spp and Acalypha etc. which were not recorded and thus not listed.  Please feel free to add species which you recorded or are sure of.