Biology Species Survey
Grand Saline HS 2004-2006

Family Scientific Name
Photo
Common Name
Date Origin
ACERACEAE
Acer negundo

boxelder
10/5/06
Native
ACERACEAE
Acer rubrum

red maple
10/5/06
Native
AIZOACEAE
Mollugo verticillata
green carpetweed
10/5/06
Native
ANACARDIACEAE
Rhus copallinum

winged sumac
10/5/06
Native
ANACARDIACEAE
Toxicodendron radicans

eastern poison Ivy
8/19/05 Native
ASPARAGACEAE
Asparagus officinalis

aspargus
10/5/06
Europe
ASTERACEAE
Ambrosia artemisiifolia
common ragweed
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Ambrosia trifida
great or giant ragweed
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Conyza canadensis
Canadian horseweed
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Helenium amarum
bitterweed
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Heterotheca pilosa or Chrysopsis pilosa
soft goldenaster
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Rudbeckia hirta

blackeyed Susan
8/18/04 Native
ASTERACEAE
Solidago altissima
tall goldenrod
8/18/04 Native
BIGNONIACEAE
Catalpa speciosa

northern catalpa
10/5/06
Native
CARYOPHYLLACEAE Stellaria media   common chickweed 10/5/06 Introduced
CHENOPODIACEAE
Chenopodium

lamb's quarters
8/19/05  
COMMELINACEAE
Tradescantia hirsutiflora
hairy spiderwort
8/18/04 Native
CORNACEAE
Cornus florida

flowering dogwood
10/6/06
Native
CUPRESSACEAE
Juniperus virginiana

eastern red cedar
8/18/04 Native
EBENACEAE
Diospyros virginiana
common persimmon
8/18/04 Native
EUPHORBIACEAE
Acalypha virginica
three-seeded mercury, copperleaf
8/18/04 Native
EUPHORBIACEAE Chamaesyce maculata   spotted sandmat 10/5/06 Native
EUPHORBIACEAE
Croton capitatus var. lindheimeri
hogwort, woolly croton
8/18/04
Native
EUPHORBIACEAE
Triadica sebifera

Chinese tallow tree
8/19/05
Introduced
FABACEAE
Albizia julibrissin

silktree
10/6/06
Introduced
FABACEAE
Cercis canadensis

eastern redbud
10/5/06
Native
FABACEAE
Chamaecrista fasciculata
partridge pea
8/19/05 Native
FABACEAE
Gleditsia triacanthos
honeylocust
8/18/04 Native
FABACEAE
Strophostyles

amberique bean,
trailing wild bean
10/5/06
Native
FABACEAE Trifolium repens
  white lawn clover 10/5/06 Europe
FABACEAE Vicia ludoviciana   Louisiana vetch 10/5/06 Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus falcata

southern red oak
10/6/06
Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus marilandica

blackjack oak
10/5/06
Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus nigra

water oak
10/5/06
Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus stellata
post oak
8/18/04 Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus velutina

black oak
10/5/06
Native
FAGACEAE
Quercus virginiana

live oak
10/5/06
Native
JUGANDACEAE
Carya alba

mockernut hickory
8/19/05 Native
JUGANDACEAE
Carya illinoensis

pecan
8/18/04 Native
LAMIACEAE
Monarda punctata
wild bergamot,
spotted beebalm
8/18/04 Native
LAURACEAE
Sassafras albidum
Sassafras
8/19/05 Native
MELIACEAE
Melia azedarach
Chinaberry
8/19/05 Introduced
OLEACEAE
Ligustrum japonicum
Japanese privet
8/18/04 Introduced
OXALIDACEAE
Oxalis stricta

common yellow oxalis,
woodsorrel

8/18/04 Native
PHYTOLACCACEAE
Phytolacca americana
American pokeweed
8/18/04 Native
PINACEAE
Pinus taeda

loblolly pine
10/5/06
Native
PLATANACEAE
Platanus occidentalis

American sycamore
10/5/06
Native
POACEAE
Sorghum halepense
Johnsongrass
8/18/04 Introduced
ROSACEAE
Pyrus calleryana

Bradford pear
10/5/06
China
ROSACEAE
Rubus trivialis Southern blackberry, dewberry
8/18/04 Native
RUBIACEAE
Diodia teres
poor joe
8/18/04 Native
RUBIACEAE
Diodia virginiana

Virginia button weed
10/5/06
Native
RUBIACEAE Houstonia micrantha   southern bluet 10/5/06 Native
RUTACEAE
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis

Hercules' Club
10/5/06
Native
SALICACEAE
Salix nigra
Black Willow
8/19/05 Native
SMILACACEAE
Smilax

greenbrier 10/5/06
Native
SMILACACEAE
Smilax bona-nox
saw greenbrier, bull-brier
8/18/04  
SOLANACEAE
Solanum carolinense
horse nettle
8/18/04 Native
SONANACEAE
Solanum nigrum?
black nightshade
8/18/04 Introduced
TYPHACEAE
Typha latifolia
broadleaf cattail
8/19/05 Native
ULMACEAE
Celtis laevigata

sugarberry
10/5/06
Native
ULMACEAE
Celtis occidentalis
common hackberry
8/18/04  
ULMACEAE
Ulmus alata

winged elm
10/5/06
Native
ULMACEAE
Ulmus crassifolia

cedar Elm
8/19/05 Native
ULMACEAE
Ulmus rubra

slippery elm

Native
VERBENACEAE Verbena halei   Texas vervain 10/5/06 Native
VERBENACEAE
Vitex agnus-castus

lilac chastetree
10/5/06
Introduced
VIOLACEAE Viola bicolor   field pansy 8/19/05 Native


Insects





1.
Polistes annularis
red wasp
8/18/04

2.
Stagomantis carolina
praying mantis
8/18/04

3.
Dynastes tityus
eastern hercules beetle
8/18/04

4.
Estigmene acraea
acrea moth
8/18/04

5.
Epilachna sp.

ladybird beetle
8/18/04

6.
Scapteriscus borellia 
(song Northern)

southern mole cricket
8/18/04

7.
Dasymutilla occidentalis
red velvet ant
8/18/04

8.
Gryllus sp.

cricket
8/18/04

9.
Tibicen sp.
cicada
8/18/04


10.
Cotinis nitida
green June beetle
8/18/04
















Birds




1.
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
8/18/04

2.
Cathartes aura
Turkey Vulture
8/18/04

3.
Mimus polyglottos
Northern Mockingbird
8/18/04

4.
Cardinalis cardinalis
Northern Cardinal
8/18/04