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Synonyms

Distribution

Vegetation Description


Physical Characterization

Natural Processes


Dominant Plants

Trees: Juniperus virginiana (eastern redcedar), *Quercus muehlenbergii (chinkapin oak); Subcanopy: N/AShrubs: Forestiera ligustrina (glade privet), Hypericum frondosum (cedar glade St. John's-wort), Opuntia cespitosa (prickly pear cactus), Rhus aromatica (fragrant sumac); Herbaceous Layer: Mononeuria patula (glade sandwort), Panicum flexile (wiry panicgrass), Sedum pulchellum (stonecrop), Sporobolus vaginiflorus (poverty dropseed). 

Characteristic Plants

Leavenworthia uniflora (Michaux's glade cress)

Restricted Plants

Herbaceous Layer: Fimbristylis puberula (hairy fimbry), Helianthus occidentalis (fewleaf sunflower), Leavenworthia exigua var. exigua (Tennessee glade cress), Liatris cylindracea (Ontario blazing star), Silphium pinnatifidum (cutleaf prairie dock), Spiranthes magnicamporum (Great Plain's ladies-tresses).  

Invasive Species

Community Variation and Subtypes

Associated Natural Communities

Similar Communities


Presettlement Distribution and Size


Present Status

Representative Sites

Decatur Co.: Gumdale Glade ().

Threats


Management Considerations


Future Research Needs


Previous Studies

References