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Top plant species that observers are recording. 

 

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Ellen G. Denny

All Time Top Plant Species Observed

Rank Species Number of Observations
1 red maple (Acer rubrum) 148285
2 sugar maple (Acer saccharum) 61103
3 tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) 60040
4 American beech (Fagus grandifolia) 44497
5 northern red oak (Quercus rubra) 44425
6 common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) 39940
7 sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 38450
8 coyotebrush (Baccharis pilularis) 34302
9 Eastern Mojave buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) 31131
10 California live oak (Quercus agrifolia) 29329
11 longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) 29016
12 quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) 28773
13 flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) 28712
14 eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 28710
15 black cherry (Prunus serotina) 25875
16 white oak (Quercus alba) 25729
17 pineland threeawn (Aristida stricta) 25248
18 valley oak (Quercus lobata) 24627
19 creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) 24129
20 Red Rothomagensis lilac (Syringa chinensis) 23338
21 blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) 23236
22 striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum) 19976
23 saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) 18781
24 northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin) 18716
25 black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) 18589

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