Flora and Fauna in the Parks
We are working on building a new FOOT website. This page will be improved on the new website to include more actual images of plants and animals in the park.  Some of the links on this page will take you to other subpages on our site and other links will take you to other sites on the internet with additional information about the plant or animal.
Native Prairie Plants
Little Bluestem GrassAndropogon scoparius
Big Bluestem GrassAndropogon gerardii
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Pale Indian Plantain Arnoglossum atriplicifolium
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Yellow Coneflower Rudbeckia pinnata
Native Woodland and Woods Edge Plants
Black Raspberry Rubus occidentalis
Dutchman's Breeches Dicentra cucullaria
Jack-in-the-Pulpit Arisaema triphyllum
Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium purpureum
False Solomon Seal Smilacena racemosa
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Shooting Star Dodecatheon
Solomon SealPolygonatum biflorum
Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Trout Lilly Erythronium albidum
Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica
Virginia Waterleaf (invasive) Hydrophyllum virginianum
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Wild Ginger Asarum caudatum
Wild Violet Viola sp
Woodland Sedge
Yellow Giant Hyssop Agastache nepetoides
Native Shrubs and Trees
Green Ash (invasive)
Buckthorn (invasive)
Honeysuckle (invasive)
Non-Native Plants and Invasive Plants
Plants most likely introduced by the Turvilles
Blue Silla (invasive)
Invasive Plants
Dames Rocket (invasive)
Burdock (invasive)
Garlic Mustard (invasive) Alliaria petiolata
Teasel (invasive) (Not seen in the park yet but approching from the Beltline area)
Creeping Charlie (invasive)
Buckthorn (invasive)
Honeysuckle (invasive)
Animals in the Park
Ground Hog
Birds that visit or live in the Park
Great Horned Owl
Bald Eagle
Red-tailed Hawk
Malard Duck
Canadian Goose