Four High CC Plants

1.) Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora) CC= 8

Sweet Goldenrod

2.) Beech (Fagus grandifolia) CC= 7

Beech

3.) Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) CC= 6

Sweetgum

4.) Tulip-Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) CC= 6

Tulip-Tree

 

Four Low CC Plants

1.) Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) CC= 0

Black Locust

2.) White Pine (Pinus strobus) CC= 0

White Pine

3.) Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) CC= 0

Common Dandelion

4.) White Clover (Trifolium repens) CC= 0

White Clover

 

Invasive Species

1.) Chicory (Cichorium intybus) CC= 0

Chicory

2.) Tartarian Honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica) CC= 0

Tartarian Honeysuckle

3.) Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera mackii) CC= 0

Amur Honeysuckle

 

Geobotany

1.) Eastern Red-Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) CC= 3

Eastern Red-Cedar

2.) Beech (Fagus grandifolia) CC= 7

Beech

3.) Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) CC= 5

Sugar Maple

  • Sugar Maple is common on high lime, clay-rich substrates.
  • Leaves are deeply 5-lobed, opposite, and simple.
  • Sugar Maples are susceptible to galls and cankers from fungus infections. (https://gardenerdy.com/sugar-maple-tree-facts/ )

4.) White Oak (Quercus alba) CC= 6

White Oak