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Snipes Woods is listed in Natural Areas Inventory of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

This site contains approximately 50-60 acres of costal plain forest extending on both sides of Route 13 north of Route 1. Rock Run Creek flows through the site, which consists of moist forest with wetter conditions neat the creek.

This site is one of very few remaining significant examples of costal plain forest and contains populations of at least six rare plants.

 

Snipes Woods Selected Species List

Compiled by Ann F. Rhoads, Ph.D. for "Forest Bath" woodland walk on May 5, 2018

Trees

American Beech

Bitternut hickory

Blackgum

Hornbeam

Red maple

Swamp white oak

Sweetbay magnolia

Sweetgum

Willow oak

 

Shrubs

Highbush blueberry

Spicebush

Sweet pepper bush

 

Herbaceous plants

Canada mayflower

Cinnamon fern

Jack-in-the-pulpit

Mayapple

Netted chain fern

New York fern

Skunk cabbage

Trout-liy

 

Bold indicates special conservation status in Pennsylvania