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Fact Sheet and Flora/Fauna List

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  • Montgomery County Preserve was established in 2002 on 71.413 acres.
  • The preserve will be protected forever in its natural state with a conservation easement held by Legacy Land Trust.
  • Elevation: 90 feet to 113 feet above sea level.
  • The preserve lies in the floodway and 100 Year Floodplain of Spring Creek and Panther Branch.
  • Walk along the approximately 1 mile nature trail with overlooks for Spring Creek and Panther Branch.
  • The preserve has no direct access to Spring Creek or Panther Branch due to the high banks.
  • The Montgomery County Preserve is part of the Spring Creek Greenway.
  • Visit us online at www.springcreekgreenway.org

TREES:
__ Redbay
__ Devil's Walking Stick
__ River birch
__ American hornbeam
__ Mockernut hickory
__ Bitternut hickory
__ Hackberry
__ Hawthorn
__ Green hawthorn
__ American holly
__ Sweet gum
__ Southern magnolia
__ Sweetbay
__ Chinaberry
__ Ironwood/Musclewood
__ Cherrybark oak
__ Water oak
__ Post oak
__ Shortleaf pine
__ Loblolly pine
__ Planer tree
__ Sycamore
__ Black cherry
__ Southern red oak
__ Chinese tallow
__ Sassafrass
__ Basswood
__ Winged elm
__ Cedar elm
__ Redbud
__ Dead trees - snags

VINES:
__ Peppervine
__ Rattan vine
__ Honeysuckle
__ 5-Leaf Virginia creeper
__ Dewberry
__ Greenbriar
__ Poison ivy
__ Muscadine grape
__ Sugar berry

MUSHROOMS, MOSSES & FUNGI
__ Sphagnum Moss
__ Various mushrooms and fungi

GRASSES/SEDGES:
__ Native Bamboo
__ Giant cane
__ Little Quaking grass
__ Brome grass
__ Cherokee sedge
__ Thin-fruit sedge
__ Narrowleaf sedge
__ Hop sedge
__ Caric sedge
__ Broadleaf woodoats
__ Longleaf spikegrass
__ Rosettegrass
__ Pepper grass
__ Panic grass

PLANTS/FORBS:
__ Wild onion
__ Maiden cane
__ Common ragweed
__ Green dragon
__ American beauty-berry
__ Inland sea oats
__ Chervil
__ Elephant’s foot
__ Yankeeweed
__ Catchweed bedstraw
__ Carolina geranium
__ Water pennywort
__ St. John's wort
__ Soft rush
__ Japanese climbing fern
__ Black medic
__ Two-flower melic
__ Yellow wood sorrel
__ Violet wood sorrel
__ Swamp smartweed
__ False dandelion
__ Dewberry
__ Lyre-leaf sage
__ Drummond rattlebush
__ False Jerusalem cherry
__ Prickly sow-thistle
__ Corn salad
__ Deer pea vetch
__ Violet
__ Walter's violet

SHRUBS:
__ Swamp privet
__ Chinese privet
__ Yaupon
__ Trifoliate orange
__ Dwarf palmetto
__ Arrowood viburnum

BIRDS:
__ Double-crested cormorant
__ Great Blue Heron
__ Red-Tailed Hawk
__ Inca Dove
__ Belted Kingfisher
__ Red-Headed Woodpecker
__ Red-Bellied Woodpecker
__ Downy Woodpecker
__ Pileated Woodpecker
__ Blue Jay
__ American Crow
__ Carolina Chickadee
__ Tufted Titmouse
__ Carolina Wren
__ Ruby-crowned Kinglet
__ American Robin
__ White-eyed vireo
__ Northern Parula warbler
__ Pine Warbler
__ Northern Cardinal

MAMMALS:
__ White-tailed deer
__ Squirrel
__ Flying squirrel
__ Bobcat
__ Skunk
__ Cotton-tailed Rabbit
__ Raccoon
__ Feral Hog
__ Beaver

REPTILES:
__ Box turtle
__ Various snakes

BUTTERFLIES:
__ Gulf Fritillary
__ Question Mark
__ Monarch

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