List compiled by Judy Dumke

The field trip of the Tri-State chapter of the West Virginia Native Plant Society on 5 June 2004 went to Yatesville Dam, Lawrence County, Kentucky This trip was along the nature trail at the marina is Located in off road # 1185.  The trip was primarily in areas which had been modified in construction of the dam and related facilities.  The south facing slope was quite dry and has an assortment of xeric species.  However, the lake is also present increasing the humidity and providing aquatic species a home.

 

Non native plants will be listed in italics

 

Plants of special interest will be listed in bold.

 

Taxonomy follows Gleason and Cronquist 1991.  The order is that in which the plants were observed.

 

Lotus corniculatus L.  Birdsí foot trefoil

Bromus inermis Leysser smooth brome grass

Festuca elatior L.  Tall fescue

Erigeron stringosus Muhl. Rough fleabane

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L. Ox-eye Daisy

Rumex acetosella L. red sorrel

Juncus tenuis Willd Path rush

Luzula acuminata Raf.

Trifolium repens L.

Trifolium dubium Sibth Little Hop Clover

Taraxacum officinale Weber common dandelion

Lespedeza cuneata (Dum.Cours) G. Don Chinese Lespedeza (Serica)

Daucus carota L. Wild carrot, Queen Anneís Lace

Lonicera japonica Thumb. Japanese honeysuckle

Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze Poison Ivy

Rhus copallinum L. Shining sumac

Rosa multiflora Thumb multiflora rose

Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Tenore bull thistle

Liriodendron tulipifera L.  Tulip tree

Clematis virginiana L.  Virginís bower   not flowering

Eupatorium fistulosum Barratt Joe Pye weed

Cornus florida L. flowering dogwood

Rosa carolina L. pasture rose    Some with white flowers

Asclepias syriaca L. common milkweed

Prunus serotina Ehrh.  Wild black cherry

Mimulus ringens L.  Allegheny monkey flower

Elaeagnus umbellata Thumb.  Autumn olive

Juniperus virginiana L.  Eastern red cedar

Lonicera maackii (rupr.) Maxim bush honeysuckle

Senecio pauperculus Michx northern meadow groundsel, balsam ragwort

Linum virginianum L. Virginia yellow flax

Rudbeckia hirta L. Black eyed Susan

Convolvulus arvensis L.  Common bindweed

Hedyotis longifolia (Gaertner) Hook Summer bluets

Triosteum perfoliatum L.  Horse Gentian

Hedyotis nuttalliana (Fosb) bluet includes H. tenuifolia)

Lespedeza repens (L.) Barton smooth trailing lespedeza

Rubus spp.  Blackberries and dewberries

Achillea millefolium L. yarrow (may or may not be native a circumpolar species multiploidy)

Smilax glauca Walter green briar

Carya glabra (Miller) Sweet pignut hickory

Carex vulpinoidea Michx (C. Annectens) sedge

Allium canadense L.  Wild onion

Rumex crispus L.  Curley dock

R. obtusifolius L. Bitter dock

Penstemon canescens (Britton)Britton Appalachian beards tongue

P. laevigatus Aiton eastern Beards tongue (P. Calycosus)

Ludwigia alternifolia L.  Square pod water primrose (water willow)

Smilax herbacea L. green briar, cat briar

Cercis canadensis L. redbud

Luzula multiflora (Retz.) Lej Wood rush

Dianthus armeria L. Depford Pink

Oenothera biennis L.  Common evening primrose

Quercus alba L. white oak

Vitis aestivalis Michx summer grape, pigeon grape

 Melilotus officinalis (L.) All. Yellow sweet clover  

 Potentilla reptans L.  Creeping five finger

Apocynum cannabinum L. hemp dogbane

Gnaphalium purpureum L.  Purple cudweed

Rudbeckia triloba L. three lobed coneflower

Asclepias tuberosa L. butterfly weed

Pinus strobus L. white pine (planted)

P. virginiana Miller Virginia short leafed pine, scrub pine

Andropogon virginicus L. broom sedge

Gnaphalium obtusifolium L. fragrant cudweed

Gleochoma hederacea L. ground ivy

Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.  Common ragweed

Salvia lyrata L. lyre leaf sage

Pycanthemum tenuifolium Schrader narrow leafed mountain mint

Dioscorea villosa L.  Wild yam, colic root

Ruellia caroliniensis (Walter) Steudel wild petunia

Euphorbia corollata L.  Flowering spurge

Monarda fistulosa L.  Wild bergamot

Scutellaria elliptica Muhl.  Skullcap

Veronica serpyllifolia L.  Thymeleafed speedwell

Clematis viorna T & G clematis (should be checked to be sure not C. glaucophylla Small)

Verbesina occidentalis (L.) Walter southern flat seeded sunflower

Podophyllum peltatum L. mayapple

Blephilia ciliata (L.) Benth downy wood mint

Verbascum thapsus L. common mullein

Polymnia uvedalia L. yellow flowered leaf cup

Asclepias purpurascens L. purple milkweed

Anemone virginiana L.  Thimbleweed

Hibiscus moscheutos L. rose mallow

Cryptotaenia canadensis (L.)DC honewort

Poa several spp blue grasses

Cunila origanoides (L.) Britton dittany, stone mint

Desmodium rotundifolium DC rount leaved tick trefoil

Panicum laxiflorum Lam.  Sensu lata panic grass (now Dichanthelium)

Phlox divaricata L. meadow phlox

Coreopsis major Walter forest tickseed

Krigia biflora (Walter) S. F. Blake orange dwarf dandelion, 2 flowered cynthia

Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl Venusís looking glass

Hypericum hypericoides (L.) Crantz St. Andrewís Cross

H. punctatum Lam. Spotted St. Johnís wort

Asclepias variegata L. white milkweed

Virburnum acerifolium L.  Maple leaf virburnum

Hydrangea arborescens L. American hydrangea

Heuchera longiflora Rydb. Closed flowered alum root

Hieracium venosum L.  Veiny hawkweed

Porteranthus trifoliatus (L.) Britton Mountain Indian-physic

Sambucus canadensis (L.) Elderberry

Cynoglossum virginianum L. Wild comfrey

Solanum carolinense L.  Horse nettle

Liriodendron tulipifera L. tulip tree

Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall green ash

Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers Goatís rue   (Should be rechecked to be sure not T. spicata) fruiting

Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn bracken

Aster paternus Cronq.  Toothed white topped aster (seriocarpus asteroides)

Lechea racemulosa Michx pinweed

Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf. False solomonís seal

Galium circaezans Michx. Forest bedstraw, Wild licorice

Arabis lyrata L.  Sicklepod, Rock cress

Fagus grandifolia Ehrh. American beech

Panicum boscii Poir. Panic grass

Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Oakes ebony spleenwort

Asimina triloba (L.)Dunal pawpaw

Passiflora incarnata L.  Purple passion flower

Matelea obliqua  (Jacq.) Woodson  anglepod

Santicula canadensis L.  Canada santicula

Sabatia angularis (L.) Pursh rose pink

Campsis radicans (L.) Seemann trumpet creeper

Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.

This list only includes those species which were recorded on paper, others were present and recalled, such as red maple but as they were not on the list they are not included.