Sun-loving Plants

Cascadilla Gorge: Ithaca's Most Traveled Gorge

Sun-loving Plants

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Cornell Botanic Gardens


This side of the gorge is facing south and receives direct sunlight. Plants that prefer these sunbaked and drier areas include fragrant sumac, blackberry bushes, oaks, hickories, and forget-me-nots. Scroll the images above to help you identify these plants along the trail, especially poison ivy!

This point of interest is part of the tour: Cascadilla Gorge: Ithaca's Most Traveled Gorge


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