SIX AND A HALF STATION ROAD SANCTUARY
6 and 1/2 Station Rd., Goshen, Orange County, NY   


Directions:

From Hastings-on-Hudson; US 87 north; 40 miles to Rt. 17; 54 miles to Exit 123 off Rt. 17; 55.1 to Dept of Public Works; right turn at the light onto 6 1/2 Station Road.  55.9 miles park at the nature sanctuary. 10924

Part of the Orange County Audubon Society.


Habitats:

marshy area


Trails:

There are not really trails here.  There is a worn path heading N.E. to the road.  Coming back you can take the lower path that also will take you back to the car.   But near it is the Heritage Trail.


PLANT LIST:

Dr. Patrick L. Cooney


Trees:
Betula populifolia (gray birch)
Cercis canadensis (redbud) 5/04/98
Elaeagnus sp. (silverberry?) 5/04/98
Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)
Prunus serotina (black cherry) 5/04/98
Quercus palustris (pin oak)
Salix spp. (willow)

Shrubs:
Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood)
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow's honeysuckle) 5/04/98
Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian honeysuckle) 5/04/98
Rhamnus sp. (buckthorn)?
Rosa rugosa (wrinkled rose)
Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Herbs:
Achillea millefolium (yarrow)
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) 5/04/98
Allium vineale (field garlic)
Arctium sp. (burdock)
Barbarea vulgaris (common wintercress) 5/04/98
Daucus carota (Queen Anne's lace)
Linaria vulgaris (butter and eggs)
Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife)
Ranunculus bulbosus (bulbous buttercup) 5/04/98
Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) 5/04/98
Veronica peregrina (purslane speedwell) 5/04/98

Grasses:
Anthoxanthum odoratum (sweet vernal grass)
Dactylis glomeratus (orchard grass)
Poa pratensis (Kentucky blue grass)