Wild flowers and other herbaceous plants Common blue violet Yellow violet White violet Common Buttercup Kidney leaf buttercup Spring cress Cut-leaf toothwort Pennsylvania bittercress Black mustard Garlic mustard (invasive) Spring beauty Large flowered trillium Toad shade Ramps (wild leek) Golden ragwort Miterwort Greek valerian Bloodroot Mayapple Spring forget-me-not Northern bedstraw Cleavers Wild geranium Spring larkspur Wild ginger Sharp lobed hepatica Perfoliate or Sessile bellwort Sweet cicely Virginia bluebells Plantain leaved pussytoes Golden alexanders Common bluet Trout lily Rue anemone Early saxifrage Daisy fleabane Colts foot Broad leaved waterleaf Wild blue phlox Henbit Ground ivy Christmas fern Grape fern (Botrichium sp.) Stonecrop Sour dock Wild strawberry Chickweed
Birds (seen or heard) Canada Goose Mourning Dove Red-bellied Woodpecker Eastern Phoebe White-eyed Vireo Yellow-throated Vireo Carolina Chickadee Wood Thrush American Robin Gray Catbird Ovenbird Louisiana Waterthrush Common Yellowthroat American Redstart Yellow Warbler Eastern Towhee Song Sparrow Northern C
Trees and shrubs (Some in bloom) American Elm Sycamore Box elder Redbud Flowering Dogwood Silver Maple Red Maple White ash (most dead from the ash borer) White oak Northern red oak Yellow buckeye Black walnut Black willow Sassafras Tuliptree Pawpaw Black-haw (Viburnum prunifolium) Autumn olive (invasive) Multiflora rose Bitternut hickory Shagbark hickory Spice bush Hawthorn (Crataegus sp.) Ironwood Wild honeysuckle (Lonicera dioica var. glaucescens)
Captina Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust with a focus on conserving and protecting the Captina Creek and regional Watersheds. We seek to inform others about the importance of this watershed and its water quality to all who live here. We promote and engage in the conservation, restoration and sustainability of our Watersheds through education, voluntary conservation agreements and acquisitions, and water quality monitoring.