D&R Canal: Lambertville

last street, north side,  before crossing over the bridge into Pennsylvania, Lambertville, Hunterdon County, New Jersey


Directions:

Route 29 south to Lambertville; turn right onto Bridge Street; turn right just before the bridge over the Delaware River onto Lambert Street; follow this all the way to its dead-end, making a lot of strange curves to get around businesses.  Park at the dead end. Head north. 


PLANT LIST:

Dr. Patrick L. Cooney; * = blooming on day of field trip, 4/13/06


Trees:

Acer negundo (ash-leaf maple) *

Acer platanoides (Norway maple) *

Acer rubrum (red maple)

Betula nigra (river birch)

Carya cordiformis (bitternut hickory)

Ilex opaca (American holly)

Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)

Prunus sp. (Cherry tree) *

Pyrus sp. (crab apple) *

 

Shrubs:

Elaeagnus umbellata (autumn olive)

Lindera benzoin (spicebush) *

Rhus typhina (staghorn sumac)

Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rubus phoenicolasius (wineberry)

 

Vines:

Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)

Clematis terniflora (sweet autumn clematis)

Hedera helix (English ivy)

Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)

Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Vitis sp. (grape)

 

Herbs:

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)

Allium vineale (field garlic)

Arabis glabra (tower mustard) *

Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort)

Cardamine concatenata (cut-leaved toothwort) *

Cardamine hirsuta (hairy bittercress) *

Lamium purpureum (purple dead nettle)

Linaria vulgaris (butter and eggs)

Plantago lanceolata (English plantain)

Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Ranunculus ficaria (lesser celandine) * lots of it

Stellaria media (common chickweed) *

Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion) *

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Verbascum thapsus (common mullein)

Viola sororia (common blue violet) *

 

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium (little blue stem grass)