Fairleigh Dickinson University (Hackensack River)
Bergen County, NJ


Directions:

The Teaneck-Hackensack Campus can be reached from such major routes as the Garden State Parkway, Route 80, Route 4 and the George Washington Bridge. Follow the directions provided for the most appropriate route. 

From North: Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 163 to Route 4 East. Exit Route 4 at River Road. Campus parking is on the right. 

From South: Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 161 to Route 4 East. Exit Route 4 at River Road. Campus parking is on the right. 

From West: Follow Route 80 to the Garden State Parkway North. Proceed on Garden State Parkway to Exit 161 (Route 4 East). Follow Route 4 to River Road exit. Campus parking is on the right. 

From East: Take the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to Route 4 West. Exit Route 4 at River Road. Campus parking is to the left, past the athletic fields. 


Trails:

The Hackensack River Greenway Through Teaneck is a linear park, nearly 3.5 miles long, that runs south between Brett Park, through the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, to Terhune Park. Nearby Andreas Park features a pond and several fishing spots along the riverbank.


PLANT LIST
Joseph Labriola and Torrey Botanical Society


Trees:
Acer negundo (box elder maple)
Acer platanoides (Norway maple)
Acer rubrum (red maple)
Acer saccharinum (silver maple)
Aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut)
Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven)
Albizia julibrissin (silk tree)
Alnus glutinosa (black alder)
Betula nigra (river birch)
Carya ovata (shagbark hickory)
Catalpa bignonioides (southern catalpa) (Check when in flower) few
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Fagus sylvestris (European beech)
Fagus (copper beech)
Fagus sp. (cut-leaf beech)
Fraxinus americana (white ash)
Gingko biloba (gingko tree)
Gleditsia triacanthos (honey locust)
Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)
Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)
Morus alba (white mulberry) 5/23/99near
Phellodendron sp. (cork tree) 5/23/99
Picea abies (Norway spruce)
Picea pungens (Colorado blue spruce)
Pinus nigra (Austrian pine)
Pinus sylvestris (scotch pine)
Pinus thunbergiana (Japanese black pine)
Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore)
Populus deltoides (cottonwood) groves of them
Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)
Prunus serotina (black cherry) 5/23/99
Pyrus baccata? (Hybrid crab apple, mostly Siberian crab apple)
Quercus bicolor (swamp white oak)
Quercus palustris (pin oak)
Quercus robar (English oak)
Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust) 5/23/99
Tilia americana (American linden)
Tilia cordata (small-leaved linden) (Leaves somewhat glossy below) 1
Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock)
Ulmus americana (American elm)
Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Shrubs:
Baccharis halimifolia (groundsel bush)
Cornus amomum (swamp dogwood)
Cornus kousa (kousa dogwood)
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow's honeysuckle) 5/23/99
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose) 5/23/99
Rosa rugosa (wrinkled rose) 8/13/98 waning
Rosa sp. (horticultural roses) 8/13/98
Rubus laciniatus (cut-leaved blackberry)
Rubus sp. (blackberry)

Vines:
Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)
Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet) 5/23/99
Hedera helix (English ivy)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle)
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)
Solanum dulcamara (bittersweet nightshade) 5/23/99 8/13/98
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)
Vitis spp. (grape vines)

Herbs:
Acalypha rhomboidea (three-seeded mercury) 8/13/98
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) 5/23/99
Allium vineale (field garlic)
Amaranthus (salt water hemp) 8/13/98
Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel) 5/23/99 8/13/98
Apocynum cannabinum (Indian hemp dogbane) 8/13/98
Arabidopsis thaliana (mouse ear cress) 5/23/99
Arctium minus (lesser burdock)
Arenaria serpyllifolia (thyme-leaved sandwort) 5/23/99near
Artemisia annua (annual mugwort)
Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort)
Atriplex hastata (orach) 8/13/98
Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress) 5/23/99
Carduus nutans (nodding thistle)? 8/13/98
Chenopodium glaucum (goosefoot) 5/23/99near
Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle) 8/13/98
Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower) 8/13/98
Coronilla varia (crown vetch) 8/13/98
Dianthus armeria (Deptford pink)
Digitalis sp. (crab grass)
Epilobium coloratum (purple-leaved willow herb) 8/13/98
Erigeron strigosus (lesser fleabane) 8/13/98
Erodium cicutarium (redstem filaree) 5/23/99
Euphorbia maculata (spotted spurge) 8/13/98
Fragaria virginiana (wild strawberry) 5/23/99
Galium aparine (cleavers)
Galium mollugo (wild madder bedstraw)
Geranium maculatum (wild geranium) 5/23/99
Hemerocallis fulva (tawny day lily)
Hibiscus moscheutos (swamp rose mallow)
Hieracium piloselloides? (glaucous king devil hawkweed)
Hosta sp. (hosta) 8/13/98
Hypericum perforatum (common St. Johnswort) 8/13/98
Impatiens capensis (orange jewelweed)
Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag iris) 5/23/99
Lamium amplexicaule (henbit) 5/23/99near
Leonurus cardiaca (motherwort) 8/13/98
Lotus corniculatus (birdfoot trefoil) 5/23/99 8/13/98
Ludwigia palustris (water purslane)
Lycopus sp. (water horehound)
Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) 8/13/98
Malva neglecta (common mallow) 5/23/99 8/13/98
Matricaria matricarioides (pineapple weed) 5/23/99
Medicago lupulina (black medick) 5/23/99
Melilotus alba (white sweet clover) 8/13/98 waning
Mollugo verticillata (carpetweed) 8/13/98
Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel) 5/23/99
Phytolacca americana (pokeweed) 8/13/98
Plantago lanceolata (English plantain) 5/23/99 8/13/98
Plantago major (common plantain)
Polygonum arenastrum (common knotweed)
Polygonum cespitosum (cespitose knotweed) 8/13/98
Polygonum hydropiper (mild water pepper) 8/13/98
Polygonum pensylvanicum (Pennsylvania knotweed) 8/13/98
Polygonum persicaria (lady's thumb smartweed)
Potentilla argentea (silvery cinquefoil)
Potentilla recta (sulphur cinquefoil)
Potentilla (rough cinquefoil) three leaflets 8/13/98
Rumex acetosella (sheep sorrel) 5/23/99
Rumex (white dock) 8/13/98
Sagina decumbens? japonica? (pearlwort)
Senecio vulgaris (common groundsel) 5/23/99
Silene alba (white campion) 8/13/98
Silene latifolia (white campion) 5/23/99
Solanum nigrum (black nightshade) 8/13/98
Stellaria media (common chickweed)
Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion) 5/23/99
Thelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern)
Trifolium campestre (hop clover) 5/23/99
Trifolium dubium (little hop clover) 5/23/99
Trifolium repens (white clover)
Verbascum blattaria (moth mullein)
Verbascum thapsus (common mullein)
Verbena urticifolia (white vervain) 8/13/98 waning
Veronica arvensis (corn speedwell)
Veronica serpyllifolia (thyme-leaved speedwell)
Russian thistle?

Rushes and Sedges:
Juncus tenuis (path rush)

Grasses:
Bromus tectorum (downy brome grass) 5/23/99near
Dactylis glomerata (orchard grass) 5/23/99 near
Lolium perenne var. perenne (perennial ryegrass) 5/23/99near
Phragmites australis (giant reed grass)
Poa annua (annual bluegrass) 5/23/99
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass) 5/23/99

Ferns and Fern Allies:
Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)
Thelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern)