Maple-Ash-Elm Woodland

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The dominant trees are oak and hickory and hardwoods such as black locust and red elm. The actual species of oak and hickories are: chinquapin oak, red oak, black oak, scarlet oak, post oak, and mockernut hickory. The understory trees include: dogwood, redbud, and sassafras. The shrubs can include blueberry bushes. The woody vines present are poison ivy, Virginia creeper,and greenberries.   Herbaceous plants include birdfoot violet,

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woolly blue violet, downy phlox, and wood-betony.  Just as the other habitat types do, this one also supports a large diversity of wildlife.

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