Plant Diversity at Hollenback

FLORAL DIVERSITY
Hollenback Community Garden
Common name Scientific Name
Trees/Shrubs
Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima
Hollyhock Alcea rosea
Birch Betula sp.
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii
Chaenomeles Chaenomeles sp.
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata
Burning Bush Euonymus alata
Fig Ficus carica
Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia
Fothergilla Fothergilla gardenii
Witch Hazel Hamamelis sp.
Oak Leaf Hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia
Hydrangea Hydrangea sp.
Holly Ilex sp.
Japanese Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora
Apple Malus domestica
Peach Prunus persica
Rose Rosa sp.
Spiraea Spiraea sp.
Lilac Syringa sp.
Fruits/Vegetables/Herbs
Garlic Allium sativum
Chives Allium schoenoprasum
Scallions Allium sp.
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Dill Athenum graveolens
Swiss Chard Beta vulgaris
Beets Beta vulgaris
Mustard Greens Brassica juncea
Kale, or Collard Greens Brassica oleracea (Acephala)
Cabbage Brassica oleracea (Capitata)
Brussels Sprouts Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera)
Peppers Capsicum annuum
Cilantro Coriandrum sativum
Cucumbers Cucumis sativus
Zucchini Cucurbita pepo
Squash Cucurbita sp.
Carrot Daucus corota
Arugula Eruca sativa
Fennel Foeniculum vulgare
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Sweet Peas Lathyrus odoratus
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Mint Mentha sp.
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Oregano Origanum vulgare
Beans Phaseolus sp.
Radish Raphanus sativus
Rhubarb Rheum sp.
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Raspberry Rubus sp.
Sage Salvia officinalis
Tomatoes Solanum lycopersicum
Eggplant Solanum melongena
Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Blueberry Vaccinium sp.
Grapevine Vitis sp.
Corn Zea mays
Wildflowers/Ornamentals/Weedy spp.
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Lady’s Mantle Alchemilla mollis
Amaranth Amaranthus sp. 1
Pigweed Amaranthus sp. 2
Snapdragon Antirrhinum sp.
Columbine Aquilegia sp.
Burdock Arctium sp.
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
Wild Ginger Asarum sp.
Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Thistle Asteraceae (Tribe: Cynareae)
Ghost Fern Athyrium sp.
Baptisia Baptisis sp.
Begonia Begonia tuberosa
Japanese Barberry Berberis thunbergii
Calendula Calendula sp.
Bittersweet Celastrus scandens
Common Lambsquarters Chenopodium album
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum sp.
Clematis Clematis sp.
Lily of the Valley Convallaria majalis
Morning Glory (Bindweed) Convolvulus arvensis
Coreopsis Coreopsis sp.
Cosmos Cosmos sp.
Sedge ? Cyperaceae
Queen Anne’s Lace Daucas carota
Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis
Common Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Crab grass Digitaria sp.
Mexican Tea Dysphania ambrosioides
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea
Wild Strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Globe Amaranth Gomphrena globosa
Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Christmas Rose Helleborus niger
Day Lilies Hemerocallis sp.
Hosta Hosta sp.
St. John’s Wort Hypericum perforatum
Iris Iris sp.
Lobelia Lobelia sp.
Chamomile Matricaria recutita
Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis
Bee balm Monarda didyma
Grape Hyacinth Muscari sp.
Daffodils Narcissus sp.
Catmint Nepeta faassenii
Common Wood Sorrel Oxalis montana
Yellow Wood Sorrel Oxalis stricta
Peony Paeonia sp.
Poppy Papaveraceae
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Boston Ivy Parthenocissus tricupsidata
Ivy Geranium Pelargonium peltatum
Russian Ornamental Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia
Phlox Phlox sp.
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Broadleaf Plantain Plantago major
Ornamental Grass spp. Poaceae?
Lady’s Thumb Polygonum persicaria
Purslane Portulaca oleracea
Rhododendron Rhododendron sp.
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Sedum Sedum sp.
Sempervivum Sempervivum sp.
Coleus Solenostemon sp.
Fern sp. spp.
Lambs Ears Stachys byzantina
Marigold Tagetes sp.
Dandelion Taraxacum sp.
Nasturtium Trapaeolum sp.
White Clover Trifolium repens
Tulips Tulipa sp.
Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus
Myrtle (Large Periwinkle) Vinca major
Johnny Jump Ups Viola cornuta
Viola Viola sp.
Pansies Viola tricolor
Weigela Weigela sp.
Zinnia Zinnia sp.

last updated June 5, 2009

plants identified and compiled by gardeners Kate Daloz, Mark Trushkowsky and Professor Tim Leslie, from the Biology Department at local Long Island University

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