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Chestnut Oak Forest/Woodland

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Oak forest of dry ridgetops and upper slopes, dominated by chestnut oak with an often dense understory of scrub oak, heaths or mountain laurel.

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's Chestnut Oak Forest/Woodland natural community page.

 

SEMPBA Archives: Chestnut Oak Forest/Woodland

 

Species Name
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
red oak (Quercus rubra)
white oak (Quercus alba)
scarlet oak(Quercus coccinea)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
pitch pine  (Pinus rigida)
black birch (Betula lenta)
sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
smooth false foxglove (Aureolaria flava)
fernleaf yellow false foxglove (Aureolaria pedicularia)
downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)


chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
red oak (Quercus rubra)
red oak (Quercus rubra)
red oak (Quercus rubra)
red oak (Quercus rubra)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
scarlet oak(Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak(Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak(Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak(Quercus coccinea)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
pitch pine  (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine  (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine  (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine  (Pinus rigida)
black birch (Betula lenta)
black birch (Betula lenta)
black birch (Betula lenta)
black birch (Betula lenta)
sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
sheep laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
smooth false foxglove (Aureolaria flava)
smooth false foxglove (Aureolaria flava)
fernleaf yellow false foxglove (Aureolaria pedicularia)
fernleaf yellow false foxglove (Aureolaria pedicularia)
fernleaf yellow false foxglove (Aureolaria pedicularia)
fernleaf yellow false foxglove (Aureolaria pedicularia)
downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica)
downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica)
downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica)
downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)