Bruce and Kathleen Czapla Open Space
Wildlife Habitat Only   
Acquired:  1999
Acreage:  7 acres
Uses:  wildlife conservation, wetland protection  
 

Owned by Aspetuck Land Trust.


Directions:

US 95 north to exit 20; turn right onto Bronson Road; turn left onto Cedar Road; drive about 0.3 of a mile and park across from house #355 at the side of the road.


11/14/2005.  This is mostly swampy wetlands with a small piece of woods frontage.


PLANT LIST:
Dr. Patrick L. Cooney, 11/14/2005


Trees:
Acer platanoides (Norway maple)
Acer rubrum (red maple)
Betula lenta (black birch)
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Liriodendron tulipifera (tulip tree)
Pinus strobus (white pine)
Quercus alba (white oak)
Quercus rubra (red oak)
Quercus velutina (black oak)

Shrubs:
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry)
Chimaphila maculata (striped wintergreen)
Euonymus alatus (winged euonymus)
Ilex verticillata (winterberry)
Lindera benzoin (spicebush)
Pachysandra terminalis (pachysandra)
Rubus hispidus (swamp dewberry)
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)
Vaccinium sp. (a low bush blueberry)
Viburnum dentatum (arrowwood viburnum)
(boxwood?)

Vines:
Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Smilax rotundifolia (round-leaved greenbrier) lots

Herbs:
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)
Aster spp. (aster)
Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)
Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage)

Sedges:
Carex stricta

Ferns:
Lycopodium obscurum (ground pine)
Osmunda cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)
Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas fern)