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Pitch Pine - Oak Forest/Woodland

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Dry oak / pine forest and woodlands of moraines, till, outwash, southerly exposures, and rocky slopes. The proportions of different species are variable, and range from predominantly pine with scattered oaks to predominantly oak with scattered pines.

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 Pitch Pine - Oak Forest/Woodland natural community page.

 

SEMPBA Archives: Pitch Pine - Oak Forest/Woodland

 

Species Name
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
white oak (Quercus alba)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
catbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
pink lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule)



pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
white pine (Pinus strobus)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
black oak (Quercus velutina)
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
chestnut oak (Quercus montana)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
white oak (Quercus alba)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
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)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
catbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)
catbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)
catbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)
catbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
pink lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule)
pink lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule)
pink lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule)
pink lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule)