Plant Catalog of Arlington Fairfax IWLA Chapter Grounds.

The following is a partial inventory of native and non-native plants on the Centreville, Virginia property of the Arlington Fairfax Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America.

Species Native to North America

Trees, Canopy
Common Name Latin Name Where found
Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata
Shellbark Hickory Carya laciniosa
Bitternut Hickory Carya cordiformis
Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus
Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda
Virginia Pine Pinus virginiana
Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana
Black Walnut Juglans nigra
Tulip Poplar Liriodendron tulipifera
American Sycamore Platanus accidentalis
Honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos
Staghorn Sumac Rhus typhina
Red Bud Cercis canadensis trees found on the east side of the pond.
Red Maple Acer rubrum Nature trail to right of path going uphill from stream valley habitat.
Trees, Understory
Common Name Latin Name Where found
Box Elder Acer negundo Scattered throughout the property.
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
Sassafras Sassafras albidum
American Holly Ilex opaca
Paw Paw Asimna triloba Stream valley to the south of the pond. What appears to be a grove of hundreds of paw paw trees on the property may in fact be only one clonal plant
American Hornbeam Carpinus caroliniana
Sweet Gum Liquidambas straciflua Several trees located to the east of the pond within the campground.
Common Name Latin Name Where found
American Hazelnut Corylus americana Planted along the gas pipeline right of way and in woods by the campground.
Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia Found along Cub Run in acid shale
Deerberry Vaccinium stamineum Found along Cub Run in acid shale
Winterberry Ilex verticillata Found on south west side of the pond
Vines and Groundstory Plants
Common Name Latin Name Where found
Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora
Yellow Morel Morchella esculenta
Shiny Bedstraw Galium concinnum
Striped Wintergreen Chimaphila maculata
Partridge Berry Mitchella repens
Round lobed Hepatica Hepatica nobilis var obtusa
Whorled wood aster Aster acuminatus Flood plain along Cub Run
Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica Flood plain along Cub Run
Jack in the Pulpit Arisaema triphyllum present but uncommon
Spring Beauty Claytonia virginica Stream valley to the pond
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Common in the woods around the pond
Balsam Ragwort Packera paupercula Woods along Cub Run.
Blackberry Rubus spp Found along woodland edges, Around the pond.
Greenbrier Smilax rotundifolia
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca Pipleline right of way
Jewelweed Impatiens capensis Stream valley at the southern end of the pond.
Poison Ivy Toxicondendron radicans
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Soft Rush Juncus effusus Around edge of the pond.
Grasses and Sedges
Bottlebrush Grass Elymus hystrix
River Oats Chasmanthium latifolium
Deer-tongue Grass Panicum clandestinum Found throughout the Chapters property
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus Sedge found at southern end of the pond.
Common Name Latin Name Where found
Sensitive Fern Onoclea sensibilis Southern end of the pond
Broad Beech Fern Phegopteris hexagonoptera Primarily in stream valley south of the pond.
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides Found throughout the property
Ebony Spleenwort Fern Asplenium platyneuron
Maidenhair Fern Adiantum pedatum
Cutleaf Grape Fern Botrychium dissectum obliquum
Rattlesnake Fern Botrychium virginianum
Marginal Shield Fern Dryopteris marginalis
Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris Uncommon found in main stream valley that feeds the pond

Non Native Plants

Common Name Latin Name Where found
Chinese Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum

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