Delaware River Park
end of McKeen St, Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey


US 78 west; exit 3; Route 122 (New Brunswick Avenue) west; Route 122 changes name to South Main Street; end of 122; pick up Route 678 (South Main Street); turn left onto McKeen Street after passing a middle school.  (There is an entrance at the end of McKeen Street; or at end of McKeen turn right onto Howard Street; at the end of the road is Phillisburg Pistol Club; turn left and head into the park with a football field, tennis courts and a baseball field. The park is blocked from the Delaware River by a fence and then railroad tracks.)

The area below the park (entrance at end of McKeen Street) is largely a waste area. There is an abandoned gravelly road. The road is behind Zappa Plastics, Inc.

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

Acer negundo (box elder) * 
Acer platanoides (Norway maple) * 
Ailanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven) 
Betula populifolia (gray birch) 
Juniperus virginiana (red cedar) 
Pinus strobus (white pine) (planted) 
Salix sp. (willow)

Shrubs and sub-shrubs
Buddleja davidii (butterfly bush) 
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle) 
Rhus typhina (staghorn sumac) 
Rosa multiflora (multiflora rose) 
Rubus pheonicolasius (wineberry)

Lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle) 
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) 
Allium vineale (field garlic) 
Arctium sp. (burdock) 
Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort) 
Cardamine hirsuta (hairy bittercress) * 
Centaurea maculosa (spotted knapweed) 
Galium aparine (cleavers) 
Glechoma hederacea (gill-over-the-ground) * 
Lamium purpureum (purple dead nettle) 
Nepeta cataria (catnip) 
Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose) 
Ranunculus abortivus (kidney-leaved crowfoot) * 
Stellaria media (common chickweed) * 
Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion) * 
Verbascum thapsus (common mullein) 
Veronica persica (Persian speedwell) *

Schizachyrium scoparium (little blue stem grass) 
Tridens flavus (purple top grass)