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Pitch Pine - Scrub Oak Community

Photos: salicicola.com

 

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Shrub dominated communities with scattered to dense trees and scattered openings. Shrubs are usually very dense.

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 - Scrub Oak Community natural community page.

 

SEMPBA Archives: Pitch Pine - Scrub Oak Community

 

Species Name
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)  
black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
hillside blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum)
bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
golden heather (Hudsonia ericoides)
cow wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
mayflower (Epigaea repens)
trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
black cherry (Prunus serotina)
pin (or fire) cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)


pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
scrub oak (Quercus ilicifolia)
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)  
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)  
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)  
dwarf chinquapin oak (Quercus prinoides)  
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)
bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
golden heather (Hudsonia ericoides)
golden heather (Hudsonia ericoides)
golden heather (Hudsonia ericoides)
golden heather (Hudsonia ericoides)
cow wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
cow wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
cow wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
cow wheat (Melampyrum lineare)
mayflower (Epigaea repens)
mayflower (Epigaea repens)
mayflower (Epigaea repens)
mayflower (Epigaea repens)
trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides)
trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides)
trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides)
trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
black cherry (Prunus serotina)
black cherry (Prunus serotina)
black cherry (Prunus serotina)
black cherry (Prunus serotina)
pin (or fire) cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
pin (or fire) cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
pin (or fire) cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
pin (or fire) cherry (Prunus pensylvanica)