FROST FISH CREEK PLANT IDENTIFICATION

NATIVE PLANTS
  • American Holly (Ilex opaca)

  • Bayberry (Morella caroliniensis)

  • Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

  • Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

  • Black Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

  • Black Oak (Quercus velutina)

  • Black Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)

  • Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum)

  • Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

  • Carolina Rose (Rosa carolina)

  • Cinnamon Fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)

  • Common Shadbush (Amelanchier canadensis)

  • Dwarf Chestnut Oak (Quercus prinoides)

  • Galucous-leaved Greenbriar (Smilax glauca)

  • Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)

  • Lowbush Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

  • Maleberry (Lyonia ligustrina)

  • Pitch Pine (Pinus rigida)

  • Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans)

  • Red Maple (Acer rubrum)

  • Roundleaf Greenbriar (Smilax rotundifolia)

  • Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea)

  • Scrub Oak (Quercus ilicifolia)

  • Sheep Laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)

  • Shining Sumac (Rhus copallinum)

  • Smooth Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)

  • Spotted Wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata)

  • Starflower (Trientalis borealis)

  • Swamp Azalea (Rhododendron viscosum)

  • Swamp Rose (Rosa palustris)

  • Sweet Pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia)

  • Trailing Arbutus (Epigaea repens)

  • Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

  • White Oak (Quercus alba)

  • Wild Raisin (Viburnum nudum)

  • Wild Sarsparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

  • Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

  • Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)

American Holly (Ilex opaca)
  • Plant Type:

    • Evergreen tree

  • Height:

    • 25-60 feet

  • Bloom:

    • White flowers in spring

    • Red fruit on female plants that persists through winter

  • Benefits:

    • Attracts bees, birds, butterflies, and mammals

    • Fruit serves as a winter food source

Black Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
  • Plant Type:

    • Deciduous shrub

  • Height:

    • 1-3 feet

  • Bloom:

    • White, bell-shaped flowers in spring that turn pink

    • Purple-black fruit

  • Benefits:

    • Attracts bees, birds, butterflies, and mammals

    • Foliage turns vibrant orange and red in fall

Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
  • Plant Type:

    • Deciduous shrub

  • Height:

    • 6-12 feet

  • Bloom:

    • White, bell-shaped flowers in spring

    • Blue fruit

  • Benefits:

    • Attracts bees, birds, butterflies, and mammals

    • Foliage turns vibrant red in fall

Enjoy your visit to Frost Fish Creek!