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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) 141767
2 tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) 57359
3 sugar maple (Acer saccharum) 57333
4 American beech (Fagus grandifolia) 42551
5 northern red oak (Quercus rubra) 41182
6 common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) 38240
7 sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 37407
8 coyotebrush (Baccharis pilularis) 33610
9 Eastern Mojave buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) 30539
10 longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) 28889
11 California live oak (Quercus agrifolia) 28605
12 quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) 28322
13 eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 27295
14 flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) 26641
15 pineland threeawn (Aristida stricta) 25235
16 black cherry (Prunus serotina) 24198
17 valley oak (Quercus lobata) 24068
18 white oak (Quercus alba) 23570
19 creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) 23445
20 blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) 23151
21 Red Rothomagensis lilac (Syringa chinensis) 22295
22 striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum) 19831
23 black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) 17942
24 northern spicebush (Lindera benzoin) 17896
25 ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) 17860

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