These woodlands tend to be drier areas and border Floyds
Fork. The dominant trees are: oak, hickory, and black locust. The submissive trees
are basswood and yellow buckeye. The shrubs include strawberry-bushes, wild hydrangea, and
papaw. The vines are poison ivy, greenbriers, fox grape, and Virginia Creeper. General
ground cover consists of white snakeroot, Virginia knotweed, fall phlox, sticktights,
cleavers, and tall bellflower. The herbaceous vegetation is showy in the springtime with
wildflowers including bloodroot, wild ginger, wild geranium, cutleaf toothwart, may-apple,
There are also many different species of animals that live in this habitat type
including various land dwellers and birds.
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