Native Plants in Downtown Williamsburg Annual Meeting Oct 6 2018

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A few photos from the “Native Plants in Downtown Williamsburg” walk which was part of the line-up of field trips and walks for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference It was led by Phillip Merritt, landscape architect and past-president of the John Clayton Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

Pictured above Top left: Seed and fruit of Yellow buckeye (Aesculus pavia) Top Right: Water Oak (Quercus nigra)
Bottom left: Phillip pointing out the silvery-white underside of the leaves – identifying feature of the of Magnolia virginiana Bottom Right – Ogeechee tupelo (Nyssa ogeechee)

For complete list of trees: Downtown Natives PDF from spreadsheet

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Black gum, Black Tupelo, Nyssa sylvatica

Black gum, Black Tupelo, Nyssa sylvatica

Black gum branching pattern

Black gum branching pattern

Allee catalpa trees palace green

Allee catalpa trees palace green

Allee Catalpa trees palace green

Allee Catalpa trees palace green

American hophornbeam Oystra virginiana

American hophornbeam
Oystra virginiana

Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Red Cedar
Juniperus virginiana

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