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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) 136703
2 tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) 55342
3 sugar maple (Acer saccharum) 54089
4 American beech (Fagus grandifolia) 41227
5 northern red oak (Quercus rubra) 39241
6 common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) 37276
7 sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 36647
8 coyotebrush (Baccharis pilularis) 33047
9 Eastern Mojave buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) 30215
10 California live oak (Quercus agrifolia) 28077
11 quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) 27536
12 eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 26820
13 longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) 26104
14 flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) 25408
15 valley oak (Quercus lobata) 23633
16 black cherry (Prunus serotina) 23386
17 white oak (Quercus alba) 22680
18 creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) 22549
19 blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) 22305
20 Red Rothomagensis lilac (Syringa chinensis) 21705
21 pineland threeawn (Aristida stricta) 21524
22 striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum) 19152
23 ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) 17754
24 black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) 17633
25 northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin) 17351

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