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31 Cards in this Set

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Amelanchier arborea
SE: tree-like
F: Rosaceae
Uses: crows, squirrels, humans eat fruit; one of the best tasting fleshy fruits
pignut hickory
Carya glabra var. glabra
SE: smooth
F: Juglandaceae
Uses: nuts eaten by squirrels & small mammals; pulpwood, striking hand tools, furniture, railroad ties, charcoal, excellent firewood
red hickory
Carya galbra var. odorata
SE: smooth
F: Juglandaceae
Uses: nuts eaten the squirrels & small mammals; pulpwood, handles, furniture
mockernut hickory
Carya tomentosa
SE: densely wooly
F: Juglandaceae
Uses: nut eaten by squirrels & small mammals; pulpwood, furniture, paneling
Chionanthus virginicus
SE:of or from Virginia
F: Oleaceae
Uses: ornamental landscaping
flowering dogwood
Cornus florida
SE: flowering
F: Cornaceae
Uses: songbirds, turkeys, grouse eat fruit; little commercial value; formerly shuttles for weaving; rabbits eat inner bark
dangleberry, huckleberry
Gaylussacia frondosa
Uses: fruit eaten by songbirds, upland game birds, and humans
red mulberry
Morus rubra
SE: red
F: Moraceae
Uses: valuable wildlife food plant for raccoons, possums, squirrels; wood formerly used locally for fence posts, barrels, caskets, and agricultural implements
shortleaf pine
Pinus echinata
SE: spiny
F: Pinaceae
Uses: seeds eaten by songbirds, game birds, squirrels, and chipmunks; white-tailed deer browse foliage; pulpwood, lumber, high-density beams, plywood, poles, pilings
Nyssa sylvatia
SE: of the forest
F: Cornaceae or Nyssaceae
Uses: valuable wildlife tree because the center hollows out to make excellant home for animals; black bear and woodpecker eat fruit; flowers provide nectar for honey
scarlet oak
Quercus coccinea
SE: scarlet
F: Fagaceae
Uses: low commercial value due to dead branches; cross ties, fuelwood; wildlife values similar to red oak
black oak
Quercus velutina
SE: velvety
F: Fagaceae
Uses: inner bark produces yellow dye; similar to other red oaks; eaten by squirrels, mice, turkey, white-tailed deer
Symplocos tinctoria
SE: containing dye
F: Symplocaceae
Uses: white-tailed deer browse foliage
sparkleberry, farkleberry
Vaccinium arboreum
SE: tree-like
F: Ericaceae
Uses:less valuable blueberry for wildlife but still eaten
Vaccinium sp.
F: Ericaceae
Uses: grouse, songbirds, black bear, and chipmunks eat fruit; white-tailed deer browse foliage
maple-leaf viburnum
Viburnum acerifolium
SE: maple-leaved
F: Adoxaceae or Caprifoliaceae
Uses: fruit eaten by wildlife in late fall/early winter; historically, arrows
Oxydendrum ardoreum
SE: tree-like
F: Ericaceae
Uses: 'bee-tree'; tool handles
pitch pine
Pinus rigida
SE: stiff
F: Pinaceae
Uses: low commercial value due to dead branches; pulpwood, railroad ties, rough lumber
Diospyros virginiana
SE: of or from Virginia
F: Ebenaceae
Uses: very hard wood, good for golf club heads; fruit eaten by many species, possum, raccon, red fox, white-tailed deer
poison ivy
Toxicodendron radicans
SE: rooting
F: Anacardiaceae
Uses: songbirds eat fruit
red maple
Acer rubrum
SE: red
F: Aceraceae
Uses: furniture frames, boxes, crates, pallets
Virginia pine
Pinus virginiana
SE: of or from Virginia
F: Pinaceae
Uses: pulpwood, christmas trees, seeds eateny by birds, chipmunks, squirrels
Lespedeza bicolor
SE: two colored
F: Fabaceae
Uses: quail use it for shelter; white-tailed deer browse on foliage
post oak
Quercus stellata
SE: starred
F: Fagaceae
Uses: similar to other white oaks; fence posts
devil's walking stick
Aralia spinosa
SE: spiny
F: Araliaceae
Uses: songbirds & small mammals eat fruit
winged sumac
Rhus copillana
F: Anacardiaceae
Uses: white-tailed deer browse foliage; fruit eaten by grouse, turkey, robins, & rabbits
rusty blackhaw
Viburnum rufidulum
SE: reddish
F: Adoxaceae or Caprifoliaceae
Uses: fruit eaten by songbirds in winter
loblolly pine
Pinus taeda
SE: torchwood
F: Pinaceae
Uses: most important species in SE; pulpwood, lumber, plywood
southern red oak
Quercus felcata
SE: sickle-shaped
F: Fagaceae
Uses: acorn eaten less than white oak; slack cooperage (solids)
white oak
Quercus alba
SE: white
F: Fagaceae
Uses: most valuable wildlife species; acorns eaten by squirrels, small mammals, white-tailed deer; shingles, fence posts, tight cooperage (liquids)
black cherry
Prunus serotina
SE: late
F: Rosaceae
Uses: furniture, cabinets; wildlife food