Whitehouse Station
Readingtown Township, Hunterdon County, NJ


Directions:

43.0 miles to 287 south
49.5 Madison Avenue exit 35
55.0 Bernardsville exit 26
65.0 Route 78
68.0 exit 202; highways 206 and 22
69.0 exit for Rt. 22w Rt 5.
70.0 wild flower field Ethicon
75.2 Laneco parking lot


PLANT LIST:
At the parking lot and Railroad Lane and at Robert Meyer's house:
Robert C. Meyer, Jr.


Trees:
Acer rubrum (red maple)
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) 5/10/97
Fraxinus americana (white ash)
Gleditsia triacanthos (honey locust)
Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)
Liriodendron tulipifera (tulip tree)
Prunus avium (sweet cherry) 5/10/97
Prunus serotina (black cherry)
Pyrus malus (apple tree) 5/10/97
Quercus coccinea (scarlet oak)
Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust)
Sassafras albidum (sassafras)
Tilia cordata (small leaved linden)
Ulmus americana (American elm)

Shrubs:
Cercis canadensis (redbud) 5/10/97
Cornus amomum (swamp dogwood)
Cornus racemosa (gray-stemmed dogwood)
Elaeagnus umbellata (autumn olive) 5/10/97
Lindera benzoin (spicebush)
Lonicera sp. (honeysuckle)
Rhus copallina (winged sumac)
Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose)
Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)
Rubus sp. (blackberry)
Syringa sp. (lilacs) 5/10/97
Viburnum prunifolium (blackhaw viburnum) 5/10/97

Vines:
Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)
Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle) 9/14/96
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)
Polygonum scandens (climbing false buckwheat)
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)
Vitis riparia ? (river grape?)

Herbs:
Acalypha rhomboidea (three-seeded mercury)
Agrimonia parviflora (small-flowered agrimony) 9/14/96
Ajuga reptans (bugleweed) 5/10/97
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) 5/10/97
Allium vineale (field garlic)
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed) 9/14/96
Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel) 9/14/96
Apocynum sp. (dogbane)
Aster lanceolatus (panicled aster) 9/14/96
Aster novae-angliae (New England aster) 9/14/96
Aster racemosus (small white aster) 9/14/96
Barbarea vulgaris (common wintercress) 5/10/97
Bidens polylepis (Ozark tickseed sunflower) 9/14/96
Capsella bursa-pastoris (shepherd's purse) 5/10/97
Cardamine hirsuta (hoary bittercress)
Centaurea dubia (short-fringed knapweed) 9/14/96
Cerastium vulgatum (mouse-ear chickweed) 5/10/97
Chenopodium album (pigweed) 9/14/96
Cirsium discolor (field thistle) 9/14/96
Claytonia virginica (spring beauty) 5/10/97
Coronilla varia (crown vetch) 9/14/96
Daucus carota (Queen Anne's lace)
Desmodium canadense (showy tick trefoil) 9/14/96
Dianthus armeria (Deptford pink) 9/14/96
Dipsacus sylvestris (teasel)
Erechtites hieraciifolia (pilewort) 9/14/96
Eupatorium perfoliatum (boneset)
Euphorbia maculata (milk purslane) 9/14/96
Euphorbia nutans (upright spotted spurge) 9/14/96
Euthamia graminifolia (grass-leaved goldenrod) 9/14/96
Fragaria virginiana (wild strawberry) 5/10/97
Galium aparine (cleavers)
Geranium maculatum (wild geranium)
Geum sp. (avens)
Habenaria lacera (ragged fringed orchis) leaves of it
Helianthus giganteus (giant sunflower)
Hemerocallis fulva (tawny day lily)
Hieracium sp. (hawkweed) 9/14/96
Impatiens capensis (orange jewelweed)
Lactuca serriola (wild lettuce) 9/14/96
Lepidium campestre (field peppergrass) 5/10/97
Lotus corniculatus (birdfoot trefoil) 9/14/96
Matricaria matricarioides (pineappleweed)
Medicago lupulina (black medick) 9/14/96
Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel) 9/14/96
Penstemmon digitalis (white beardtongue)
Plantago lanceolata (English plantain) 9/14/96
Plantago major (common plantain)
Polygonum arenastrum (dooryard smartweed) 9/14/96
Polygonum sagittatum (arrow-leaved tearthumb) 9/14/96
Prunella vulgaris (self-heal) 9/14/96
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrow-leaved mountain mint) 9/14/96
Ranunculus bulbosus (bulbous buttercup) 5/10/97
Rumex acetosella (field sorrel)
Rumex crispus (curled dock)
Solidago gigantea (tall goldenrod) 9/14/96
Solidago juncea (early goldenrod)
Solidago nemoralis (gray goldenrod) 9/14/96
Solidago rugosa (rough-stemmed goldenrod) 9/14/96
Stellaria media (common chickweed) 5/10/97
Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) 5/10/97
Trifolium pratense (red clover) 9/14/96
Veronica serpyllifolia (thyme-leaved speedwell) 5/10/97
Veronica arvensis (corn speedwell) 5/10/97
Vicia sp. (vetch)
Viola pubescens (yellow forest violet) 5/10/97
Viola sororia (common blue violet) 5/10/97

Sedges:
Carex gresii (sedge)
Cyperus strigosus (umbrella sedge)

Rushes:
Juncus effusus (soft rush)
Juncus tenuis (path rush)

Grasses:
Agrostis stolonifera (red top grass)
Alopecurus pratensis (foxtail grass)
Andropogon virginicus (brome grass)
Dactylis glomerata (orchard grass)
Digitaria ischaemum (smooth crab grass)
Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass)
Elytirgia repens (quack grass)
Eragrostis pectinacea (Carolina love grass)
Festuca elatior (fowl meadow grass)
Festuca rubra (red fescue grass)
Leersia virginica (white grass)
Muhlenbergia schreberi (nimblewill muhly grass)
Panicum anceps (panic grass)
Panicum clandestinum (deer-tongue grass)
Panicum dichotomiflorum (fall panic grass)
Panicum virgatum (switch grass)
Phleum pratense (timothy grass)
Poa annua (annual blue grass)
Poa bulbosa (bulbous bluegrass)
Poa compressa (Canadian bluegrass)
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)
Poa trivialis (rough-stemmed bluegrass)
Schizachyrium scoparium (little blue stem grass)
Setaria faberi (nodding foxtail)
Setaria glauca (yellow foxtail)
Setaria viridis (green foxtail)
Sorghastrum nutans (Indian nut grass)
Tridens flavus (purple top grass)

Ferns:
Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)