Predominant deciduous species include red oak (Quercus rubra), white oak (Quercus alba), black oak (Quercus velutina), black cherry (Prunus serotina), red maple (Acer rubrum), sugar maple (Acer saccharum), aspen, American beech (Fagus grandifolia), American basswood
(Tilia americana), white ash (Fraxinus americana), iron wood (Carpinus caroliniana), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), and witch hazel (Hammamelis virginiana).
The property, previously possessed by Richard and Miranda McGinnis, of Lewisburg, is an area of multi-tiered native forests with a canopy of red oak, chestnut oak, American basswood
, red maple, sugar maple and Virginia pine, among other natives.
TREES AND BUSHES Winter Hazel Witch Hazel Willow Acer Maple Flowering Quince Poplar Black Locust Catalpa American Basswood
Sourwood WILDFLOWERS Dandelion (Don't kill them.
I think the flowers and tea produced by the European little-leaved linden (Tilia cordata, often planted as a shade tree in North America) are better than those produced by the American basswood
Sugar maple (31%), American basswood
(11%), and sweet birch (10%) were the major species for the 30-year-old stand and accounted for 52 percent of the total number of trees.
Twenty and twenty-five years after the tornado the most damaged portion of the forest is still a sugar maple/ slippery elm community, with chinkapin oak, Ohio buckeye, American basswood
, white ash and hackberry of secondary importance.
Several hemlock groves, in fact, are more than 300 years old, and the park harbors record-size specimens of sugar maple, American basswood
, and yellow birch.
Tulip poplar, American beech, American basswood
, and massive moss-covered fallen tree trunks fill the visitor with an appreciation for the richness and abundance of the natural world.
Tilia americana 'Fastigiata'--'Fastigiata' American Basswood