Semi or Non-Forested Rocky Outcrops

Woodsia glabella R. Br. ex Richards.
Smooth Woodsia
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/woodsgla.htm

Habitat: Thin moss or humus on calcareous cliffs, often at crests of shaded cliffs. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.
Canada Buffaloberry
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/shecan.htm

Habitat: Calcareous rocks and banks [Non-tidal rivershore (non-forested, seasonally wet)]

Ranunculus fascicularis Muhl. ex Bigelow
Early Crowfoot
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/ranfas.htm

Habitat: Thin soil in open woods or exposed hills and ledges (often calcareous). [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland)]

 

Draba glabella Pursh.
Smooth Whitlow-Grass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/dragla.htm

Habitat: Calcareous outcrops, cliffs, and talus, often adjacent to water.

Erigeron hyssopifolius Michx.
Hyssop-leaved Fleabane
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/erihys.htm

Habitat: Calcareous rocks, talus and gravels. [Non-tidal rivershore (non-forested, seasonally wet); Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott
Fragrant Wood Fern
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/dryfra.htm

Habitat: Dry cliffs and rocky banks (often calcareous). [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Alpine or subalpine (non-forested, upland)]

Draba glabella Pursh.
Smooth Whitlow-Grass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/dragla.htm

Habitat: Calcareous outcrops, cliffs, and talus, often adjacent to water.

Draba cana Rydb.
Lance-leaved Draba
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/carxgar.htm

Habitat: Calcareous cliffs and slopes. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Draba arabisans Michx.
Rock Whitlow-grass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/draara.htm

Habitat: Calcareous or argillaceous rocks. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Cryptogramma stelleri (Gmel.) Prantl ex Engler
Slender Cliffbrake
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/cryste.htm

Habitat: Cool and shaded calcareous rock or springy slopes. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland); Non-tidal rivershore (non-forested, seasonally wet)]

Carex scirpoidea Michx.
Bulrush Sedge
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/carxsci.htm

Habitat: Turfy, peaty or rocky situations and alpine areas. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Non-tidal rivershore (non-forested, seasonally wet)]

Boechera missouriensis (Greene) Al-Shehbaz
Missouri Rockcress
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/boemis.htm

Habitat: Circumneutral bluffs, ledges or rocky woods. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland)]

Betula minor (Tuckerman) Fern.
Dwarf White Birch

Habitat: Acidic rocky barrens, peats and alpine summits of higher mountains. [Alpine or subalpine (non-forested, upland)]

Betula glandulosa Michx.
Tundra Dwarf Birch
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/betgla.htm

Habitat: Acidic rocky barrens, crests and summits. [Alpine or subalpine (non-forested, upland)]

Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) Paris
Aleutian Maidenhair Fern
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/adiale.htm

Habitat: On serpentine or other magnesian rock or magnesian limestone, ascending to subalpine areas. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland)]

Agrostis mertensii Trin.
Boreal Bentgrass
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/agrmer.htm

Habitat: Alpine areas, gravelly or rocky substrates. [Alpine or subalpine (non-forested, upland)]

Cardamine maxima (Nutt.) Wood
Large Toothwort
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/carmax.htm

Habitat: By woodland streams or on calcareous wooded slopes. [Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland)]

Asplenium platyneuron (L.) B.S.P.
Ebony Spleenwort
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/asppla.htm

Habitat: Rich partly forested slopes, rocky ledges, and dry, circumneutral outcrops. [Rocky summits and outcrops (non-forested, upland); Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland)]

Astragalus robbinsii (Oakes) Gray var. minor (Hook.) Barneby
Robbins’ Milk-vetch
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/astrrob.htm

Habitat: Local on dry calcareous ledge along rivers or on calcareous cliffs and talus in the mountains

Hieracium robinsonii (Zahn) Fern.
Robinson’s Hawkweed
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/features/hierob.htm

Habitat: Crevices of ledges and rocky shores.