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Black Creek

Black Creek headwaters area, SGL 52
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Mengel Natural History Club and Muhlenberg Botanic Club joint field trip.
April 19, 2009


The following is a list of the plants which were noticed and commented on. This is not a complete list of plants growing in the area!
* seen in bloom
+ seen in bud
# flowering time past

Flowering Plants

Anemone
  Hepatica
americana
  americana
 (syn.)
Hepatica, Liverleaf* 
Tusilago farfara Coltsfoot*
Erythronium americanum Trout Lily*
Viola
  Viola
labradorica 
  consperssa (syn.)
Dog violet*
Dirca palustris Leatherwood* 
Symlocarpus foetidus Skunk Cabbage#
Panax trifolium Dwarf ginseng+
Anemone quinquifolia Wood anemone*
Sanguinara canadensis Bloodroot*
Amplectrum hymale Puttyroot
Fagus grandifolia American Beech
Carya sp. Hickory
Acer sacharum Sugar Maple

Non-Flowering Plants

Porella   Liverwort
Huperzia
  Lycopodium
lucidula
  lucidulum (syn.)
Shining clubmoss
Polypodium virginicum Rock cap polypody fern
Adiantum pedatum Maidenhair fern 
Dryopteris marginalis Marginal wood fern
Botrychium dissectum Dissected grape fern
Climacium sp. Tree moss