Cordelia Hepburn Cushman Preserve
Route 25A, Oyster Bay Cove, Nassau County
15.5 acres


Directions:

Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 41 north (NY 106/NY 107/Jericho); drive 4.1 miles on Route 106/Oyster Bay Road and turn right (east) onto Route 25A/North Hempstead Turnpike; drive 2.1 miles to the Cushman driveway, located on the right (south) side of thr road.

Open: Sunrise-sunset (call for permission) A 15-acre wooded preserve.


Plants:

Trees:
Acer spp. (maple)
Castanea dentata (American chestnut)
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Quercus alba (white oak)

Shrubs and sub-shrubs:
Chimaphila maculata (striped wintergreen)
Epigaea repens (trailing arbutus)
Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel)

Herbs:
Cypripedium acaule (pink lady's slipper)
Goodyera pubescens (dwarf rattlesnake plantain)

Ferns:
Dryopteris sp. (woodfern)