VAN CORTLAND PARK

Cass Gallagher Trail


PLANT LIST:

Dr. Edward Frankel, Dr. Patrick L. Cooney


Trees:
Acer platanoides (Norway maple) 4/25/95
Acer rubrum (red maple)
Ailanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven)
Betula lenta (black birch)
Carpinus caroliniana (musclewood)
Celtis occidentalis (hackberry)
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) 4/25/95
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Fraxinus americana (white ash)
Fraxinus sp. (ash)
Gleditsia triacanthos (honey locust)
Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)
Liriodendron tulipifera (tulip tree)
Morus alba (white mulberry)
Paulownia tomentosa (empress tree)
Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore)
Populus grandidentata (big tooth aspen)
Prunus serotina (black cherry)
Pyrus malus (crab apple) 4/25/95
Quercus rubra (red oak)
Quercus alba (white oak)
Quercus palustris (pin oak)
Quercus velutina (black oak)
Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)
Rhus typhina (staghorn sumac)
Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust)
Sassafras albidum (sassafrass) 4/25/95
Tilia americana (American basswood)
Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock)
Ulmus sp. (elm)

Shrubs:
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry)
Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)
Cornus mas (cornelian cherry dogwood)
Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood)
Einkanthus ??
Lindera benzoin (spicebush) 4/25/95
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose) 6/01/94
Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)
Rubus phoenicolasius (wineberry)
Rubus sp. (blackberry) 6/01/94
Staphylea trifolia (bladdernut)
Viburnum acerifolium (maple leaf viburnum) 6/01/94
Viburnum dentatum (arrowwood viburnum)
Viburnum prunifolium (blackhaw viburnum)

Vines:
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (porcelain berry)
Hedera helix (English ivy)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Boston ivy)
Smilax herbacea (carrion flower) 6/01/94
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)
Vitis aestivalis (summer grape)

Herbs:
Achillea millefolium (yarrow)
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) 4/25/95
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)
Ambrosia trifida (giant ragweed)
Arabis canadensis? (sicklepod)? 6/01/94
Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort)
Capsella bursa-pastoris (sheperd's purse)
Centaurea maculosa (spotted knapweed)
Cimicifuga racemosa (bugbane)
Claytonia virginica (spring beauty) 5/20/92
Desmodium sp. (tick-trefoil)
Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's breeches) 4/25/95
Erythronium americanum (trout lily) 4/25/95
Eupatorium sp. (joe-pye-weed)
Galium aparine (cleavers)
Galium sp. (bedstraw) 5/20/92
Geranium maculatum (wild geranium) 5/20/92 6/01/94
Geum sp. (avens)
Hemerocallis fulva (tawny day lily)
Impatiens capensis (orange jewelweed)
Lepidium virginicum (wild peppergrass) 6/01/94
Orobanche uniflora (one-flowered cancerroot) 6/01/94
Osmorhiza claytoni (sweet cicely)
Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)
Pilea pumila clearweed
Plantago lanceolata English plantain 5/20/92 6/01/94
Polygonatum biflorum (true Solomon's seal) 6/01/94
Potentilla simplex (common cinquefoil)
Potentilla argentea (silvery cinquefoil)
Sanicula gregaria (cluster sanicle)
Smilacina racemosa (false Solomon's seal) 6/01/94
Solidago bicolor (silverrod)
Solidago caesia (blue stem goldenrod)
Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage)
Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) 5/20/92 6/01/94
Trifolium pratense (red clover) 6/01/94
Trifolium repens (white clover) 6/01/94
Veratrum viride (swamp hellebore) 6/01/94
Veronica sp. (speedwell)
Viola sororia (common blue violet) 4/25/95
yellow rocket

Rushes and Sedges:
Carex pennsylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)

Grasses:
Anthoxanthum odoratum (sweet vernal grass)
Bromus tectorum (downy brome grass)
Dactylis glomerata (orchard grass)
Festuca elatior (meadow fescue grass)
Lolium perenne (English rye grass)
Panicum virgatum( switch grass)
Poa annua (annual bluegrass)
Poa compressa (Canada bluegrass)
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)
Setaria viridis (green foxtail grass)

Ferns and Fern Allies:
Athyrium filix-femina (northern lady fern)
Dryopteris goldiana (Goldie's fern)
Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)
Osmunda cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)
Thelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern)


VAN COURTLANDT PARK; May 5, 1935.

20 members and guests met for bird study at Van Courtlandt Park where the swamp provides an attractive environment for water birds.
some of the plants:
Caltha palustris (marsh marigold)
Panax trifolium (dwarf ginseng)
Chrysoplenium americanum (golden saxifrage)
Silene pennsylvanica (wild pink)
Viola pubescens
Viola scabriuscula
Viola papilionacea
Viola cucullata
Viola sagittata
Viola palmata
Viola conspersa
Trip leader, Edith Day Chubb.


VAN COURTLANDT; 11/23/58 in 59 issue
Gaura biennis in flower and fruit; Wolffia columbiana, world's smallest flowering plant
Trip leader: Joseh Monachino 27


East Woods, Van Courtlandt; 5/34/59.
Robinia hispida
Acanthopanax pentaphyllum
these on the site of the old city nursery
The Oxydendrum arboreum had disappeared.
Trip leader, William Rissanen