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Red Maple - Black Gum Swamp

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Forested acidic basin swamps with accumulations of peat. Black gum is dominant or codominant with red maple in the canopy.

Photos credit to salicicola.com (unless otherwise noted). Natural communities information extracted from the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP). NHESP'sRed Maple - Black Gum Swampnatural community page.

 

SEMPBA Archives: Red Maple - Black Gum Swamp


Species Name
black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
red spruce (Picea rubens)
black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
common winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
smooth winterberry (Ilex laevigata)
common mountain holly (Ilex mucronata)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
wild raisin (Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides)
cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
royal fern (Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
Massachusetts fern (Thelypteris simulata)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
goldthread (Coptis trifolia)
northern water horehound (Lycopus uniflorus)
swamp dewberry (Rubus hispidus)
marsh St. John's wort (Triadenum virginicum)
silvery bog sedge (Carex canescens)
bladder sedge (Carex intumescens)
tussock sedge (Carex stricta)
three-seeded bog sedge (Carex trisperma)

black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
red spruce (Picea rubens)
red spruce (Picea rubens)
red spruce (Picea rubens)
red spruce (Picea rubens)
black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
common winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
common winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
common winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
common winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
smooth winterberry (Ilex laevigata)
smooth winterberry (Ilex laevigata)
smooth winterberry (Ilex laevigata)
smooth winterberry (Ilex laevigata)

mountain holly (Ilex mucronata)

Photo credit: By Richtid - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18866007

mountain holly (Ilex mucronata)

Photo credit: By Richtid - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13829653

mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
wild raisin (Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides)
wild raisin (Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides)
wild raisin (Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides)
wild raisin (Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides)
cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
royal fern (Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis)
royal fern (Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis)
royal fern (Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis)
royal fern (Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
Massachusetts fern (Thelypteris simulata)
Massachusetts fern (Thelypteris simulata)
Massachusetts fern (Thelypteris simulata)
Massachusetts fern (Thelypteris simulata)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
goldthread (Coptis trifolia)
goldthread (Coptis trifolia)
goldthread (Coptis trifolia)
goldthread (Coptis trifolia)
northern water horehound (Lycopus uniflorus)
northern water horehound (Lycopus uniflorus)
northern water horehound (Lycopus uniflorus)
northern water horehound (Lycopus uniflorus)
swamp dewberry (Rubus hispidus)
swamp dewberry (Rubus hispidus)
swamp dewberry (Rubus hispidus)
swamp dewberry (Rubus hispidus)
marsh St. John's wort (Triadenum virginicum)
marsh St. John's wort (Triadenum virginicum)
marsh St. John's wort (Triadenum virginicum)
marsh St. John's wort (Triadenum virginicum)
silvery bog sedge (Carex canescens)
silvery bog sedge (Carex canescens)
silvery bog sedge (Carex canescens)
silvery bog sedge (Carex canescens)
bladder sedge (Carex intumescens)
bladder sedge (Carex intumescens)
bladder sedge (Carex intumescens)
bladder sedge (Carex intumescens)
tussock sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock sedge (Carex stricta)
three-seeded bog sedge (Carex trisperma)
three-seeded bog sedge (Carex trisperma)
three-seeded bog sedge (Carex trisperma)
three-seeded bog sedge (Carex trisperma)