• red oak (Quercus rubra). Native to NYC. Common in the 5 boroughs.
  • black birch (Betula nigra). Native to & common in NYC
  • red oak (Quercus rubra). Native to NYC. Common in the 5 boroughs.
  • Juneberry (Amelanchier canadensis). Native to NYC. Uncommon in the 5 boroughs.
  • red oak (Quercus rubra). Native to NYC. Common in the 5 boroughs.
  • white wood aster, heart-leaved aster & blue-stemmed goldenrod (all common & native) down here in back.
  • red maple (Acer rubrum). Native to NYC. Common in the 5 boroughs. Featured in post #3
  • chestnut oak (Quercus prinus). Native tree. Uncommon in NYC.
  • red maple saplings (Acer rubrum). Native & common in NYC.
  • red maple saplings (Acer rubrum). Native & common in NYC.
  • lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum). Native shrub. Occasional in NYC.
  • witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana). Native shrub and uncommon in NYC.
  • maple-leaf viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium). Native shrub. Common in NYC.
  • Indian pipe (Monotropa uniflora) back this way. Native wildflower. Uncommon in NYC.
  • mosses
  • lichens & liverworts
  • chestnut oak (Quercus prinus). Native tree. Uncommon in NYC.

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Installment #2 - Sunny forest - Inwood Hill Park. The City Room series in the New York Times - Autumn 2011. Scroll over the image to see who's who in our forest!

  1. bwhaase 28 months ago | reply

    I used to live on 205th Street and I am still in love with Inwood Hill park. But I miss a view of the Hudson.

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