Pole Farm Trail  (part of Rosedale Park)

Cold Soil Road, Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey


NJ Turnpike to exit 7A for US 195 west; take US 295 north to US 95 heading toward Pennsylvania; get off at Exit 7 for Route 206 north; turn left onto Cold Soil Road;  where the road meets Keefe Road coming in from the left, look for the parking area for the trail diagonally left.


5/05/2005.  I have been here before.  Now I just have to find out where on the web site I put it.  I just wanted to make a quick drive through the area to see what species I could find in bloom.  Dr. Patrick L. Cooney.

Dr. Patrick L. Cooney

* = blooming on date of field trip, 5/05/2005

Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)  *
Juniperus virginiana (red cedar)
Pyrus spp. (apple) *
Quercus palustris (pin oak)  *
Sassafras albidum (sassafras)  *

Aronia melanocarpa (black chokeberry)  *
Elaeagnus umbellata (autumn olive)  *
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow's honeysuckle)  *
Viburnum dentatum (arrowwood viburnum) 
Viburnum prunifolium (blackhaw viburnum)  *

Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)
Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) *
Barbarea vulgaris (common wintercress)  *
Daucus carota (Queen Anne's lace)  
Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)
Pastinaca sativa (wild parsnip)
Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion)  *
Trifolium pratense (red clover) 

Anthoxanthum odoratum (sweet vernal grass) 
Tridens flavus (purple top grass)