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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) 87841
2 sugar maple (Acer saccharum) 34639
3 common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) 33953
4 coyotebrush (Baccharis pilularis) 30909
5 Eastern Mojave buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) 28105
6 American beech (Fagus grandifolia) 25955
7 California live oak (Quercus agrifolia) 25209
8 northern red oak (Quercus rubra) 23788
9 eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 22600
10 valley oak (Quercus lobata) 21982
11 tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) 21671
12 flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) 21659
13 black cherry (Prunus serotina) 21474
14 Red Rothomagensis lilac (Syringa chinensis) 20620
15 ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) 17208
16 white oak (Quercus alba) 16984
17 black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) 16043
18 quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) 15673
19 sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 14744
20 creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) 14364
21 pignut hickory (Carya glabra) 12903
22 common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) 12810
23 chamise (Adenostoma fasciculatum) 12284
24 eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) 11912
25 saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) 11775

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