Sand & Gravel

Scutellaria parvula Michx. var. missouriensis (Torr.) Goodman & C.A. Lawson
Leonard’s Skullcap
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/scupar.htm

Habitat: Sandy or gravelly soil, woods, ledges, mostly calcareous.

Minuartia michauxii (Fenzl) Farw.
Michaux’s Sandwort
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/minmic.html

Habitat: Dry ledges, frequently on moderately high-pH substrate, infrequently on disturbed soil such as railroads and other dry, gravelly areas. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Piptatherum canadense (Poir.) Dorn
Canada Mountain-ricegrass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/pipcan.html

Habitat: Dry, sandy, rocky woods [Dry barrens (partly forested, uplands)]

Krigia virginica (L.) Willd.
Dwarf Dandelion
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/krivir.htm

Habitat: Dry sterile soil. [Rocky coastal (non-forested, upland); Dry barrens (partly forested, upland)]

Eragrostis capillaris (L.) Nees
Tiny Lovegrass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/eracap.htm

Habitat: Dry sandy or rocky soils. [Old field/roadside (non-forested, wetland or upland); Dry barrens (partly forested, upland)]

Descurainia incana (Bernth. ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Dorn
Richardsons Tansy-mustard
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/desinc.htm

Habitat: Calcareous gravels, prairies, and roadsides.

Calystegia spithamaea (L.) Pursh
Upright Bindweed
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/calyspi.htm

Habitat: Sandy or rocky open soil, thin woods. [Dry barrens (partly forested, upland); Old field/roadside (non-forested, wetland or upland)]

Gamochaeta purpurea (L.) Cabrera
Purple Cudweed
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/gampur.htm

Habitat: Sandy soil and waste places

Polygala senega L.
Seneca Snakeroot
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/polygasen.htm

Habitat: Dry rocky or gravelly, chiefly calcareous areas. [Non-tidal rivershore (non-forested, seasonally wet)]