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This small park at the corner of Windover Avenue and Lawyers Road has become a native habitat certified by the National Wildlife Federation.

Wish List

Rocks for a Dry Creek Bed

Benches

Stones for pathways

Plant List

This garden contains native plants that support the local ecosystem:

Trees
Betula nigra, river birch
Carya, hickory
Cercis canadensis, eastern redbud
Cornus, dogwood
Juglans nigra, black walnut
Magnolis virginiana, sweetbay magnolia
Nyssa sylvatica, black gum, swamp tupelo
Quercus, oak


Shrubs
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, bearberry
Ceanothus americanus, New Jersey tea
Cephalanthus occidentalis, buttonbush
Clethra alnifolia, summersweet
Cornus amomum, silky dogwood
Corylus americana, American hazelnut
Euonymus americanus, strawberry-bush
Hamamelis virginiana, witch hazel
Hydrangea aborescens ‘Annabellle’
Ilex glabra, inkberry
Itea virginica, sweetspire
Physocarpus opulifolius, ninebark
Rhododendron calendulaceum, flame azalea
Vaccinium angustifolium, lowbush blueberry


Vines
Campsis radicans, trumpet vine
Lonicera sempervirens, trumpet or coral honeysuckle
Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Virginia creeper

Grasses
Andropogon gerardii, big bluestem grass
Bouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’, blue grama grass
Carex appalachica, Appalachian sedge
Carex laxiculmis Bunny Blue (Hobb), Bunny Blue sedge
Carex grayii, gray sedge
Carex pennsylvanica, Pennsylvania sedge
Carex plantaginea, seersucker sedge
Carex vulpinoidea, brown fox sedge
Chasmanthium latifolium, sea oats
Danthonia spicata, poverty grass
Eragrostis spectabilis, purple love grass
Muhlenbergia capillaris, pink muhly grass

Ferns
Adiantum pedatum, northern maidenhair fern
Asplenium platyneuron, ebony spleenwort
Dryopteris marginalis, evergreen wood fern
Onoclea sensibilis, sensitive fern
Osmunda cinnamomea, cinnamon fern
Osmunda claytoniana, interrupted fern
Osmunda regalis, royal fern
Polystichum acrostichoides, Christmas fern
Woodwardia virginica, Virginia chain fern

Perennials
Actaea pachypoda, doll’s eyes
Allium cernuum, nodding onion
Antennaria neglecta, field pussytoes
Antennaria plantaginifolia, plantain-leaved pussytoes
Aquilegia canadensis, eastern columbine
Aplectrum hyemale, Adam and Eve orchid
Arisaema triphyllum, Jack-in-the-pulpit
Asarum canadense, wild ginger
Asclepias syriaca, common milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa, butterflyweed
Baptisia australis, wild blue indigo
Baptisia tinctorial, yellow wild indigo
Boltonia asteroids, star boltonia
Cardamine concatenate, toothwort
Caltha palustris, marsh marigold
Camassia scilloides, wild hyacinth
Chelone glabra, white turtlehead
Chelone lyonia ‘Pink Temptation’, Pink turtlehead
Chimaphila maculate, striped wintergreen
Chysogonum virginianum, green-and-gold
Cimicifuga racemose, black cohosh
Claytonia virginica, spring beauty
Conoclinium coelestinum, mistflower or wild ageratum
Coreopsis verticiliata, threadleaf coreopsis
Dicenta cucullaria, Dutchman’s breeches
Dodecatheon media, shooting star
Erigeron pulchellus, robin’s plantain 
Erigeron pulchellus ‘Lynnhaven Carpet’, robin’s plantain
Eryngium yuccifolium, rattlesnake master
Eupatorium dubium, Joe-Pye weed
Eupatorium perfoliatum, common boneset
Eurybia divaricate, white wood aster
Geum triflorum, prairie smoke
Goodyera pubescens, downy rattlesnake plantain
Helianthus divaricatus, woodland sunflower
Hepatica nobilis v. obtuse, round-lobed hepatica
Hibiscus moscheutos, rose mallow
Hypericum prolificum, St. Johns-wort
Iris versicolor, blue flag
Lippia nodiflora, frogfruit
Lobelia cardinalis, cardinal flower
Lobelia siphilitica, great blue lobelia
Lupinus perennis, Wild lupine
Mitchella repens, partridgeberry
Monarda didyma, beebalm
Monarda punctate, spotted beebalm
Pachysandra procumbens, Allegheny spurge
Packera aurea, golden ragwort
Parthenium integrifolium, wild quinine
Penstemon laevigatus
Phlox divaricate, woodland phlox
Phlox stolonifera, creeping phlox
Phlox subulate, moss phlox
Physostegia virginiana, obedient plant
Porteranthus stipulates, western Indian physic
Pycnanthemum incanum, hoary mountain mint
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium, narrow-leaved mountain mint
Rudbeckia hirta, black-eyed Susan
Ruellia caroliniensis, Carolina wild petunia
Salvia lyrate, lyre-leaf sage
Scutellaria integrifolia, hyssop skullcap
Sedum ternatum, wild stonecrop
Solidago
Spigelia marilandica, Indian pink
Stokesia laevis, Stokes aster
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae, New England aster
Thalictrum pubescens, tall meadow rue
Tipularia discolor, Cranefly orchid
Tiarella cordifolia, foamflower
Tradescantia virginana, spiderwort
Trillium gradiflorum, white trillium
Verbesina alternifolia, wingstem, yellow ironwood
Vernonia noveboracensis, NewYork ironweed
Waldsteinia fragarioides barren strawberry
Zizia aurea, golden alexanders