Paronychia canadensis(L.) Wood
accepted accepted accepted
Forked Chickweed, Smooth Forked Nailwort


CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Dry stony and gravelly banks along the borders of woods and thickets, in acid or neutral soils; frequent. July. Upper Enfield Glen; Cascadilla Creek (D.); Fall Creek (D.!); Renwick Heights; near McKinneys (D.!); Esty Glen; Shurger Glen; Salmon Creek, Ludlowville (D.!); Taughannock Gorge (D.); cliffs n. of Lake Ridge; King Ferry; and elsewhere (D!). Vt. and Ont. to Minn., southw. to Ga., Ark., and Kans.; less frequent on the Coastal Plain. House (Bul. N. Y. State Mus. 254:311. 1924) transfers this Linnean name to Anychia polygonoides Raf., but the original description seems to apply to the present species.

BH SPECIMENS FOR Paronychia canadensis (this list may be incomplete)
 Enfield Glen, ledges, 20 Aug 1932, Bean (BH 136745);
 Town of Enfield, Treman State Park, gorge on morth side of Enfield Glen between Lucifer Falls and Lower Falls, shale talus with Muhlenbergia sobolifera, Solidago arguta, Toxicodendron radicans, Juniperus virginiana, and Hedeoma pulegioides, 4 Aug 2018, Werier 5960 (BH 226508);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, 13 Sep 1878, anonymous (BH 35397);
 Ithaca, East Hill, ravine, 27 Jul 1875, anonymous (BH 4807);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, 19 Sep 1870, anonymous (BH 4796);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Woods, woods, fields, 26 Aug 1878, Atwood (BH 4808);
 Enfield Falls Reservation, lower gorge, open bank, 16 Jul 1920, Bailey (BH 35396);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Creek, Cascadilla Park, short distance below where DeWitt Avenue crosses, 12 Aug 1932, Burnham 17863 (BH 4799);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, dry banks, 8 Jul 1875, Dudley (BH 4806);
 Lansing, Ludlowville, E of Salmon Creek, dry knoll, 12 Jun 1918, Eames 9867 (BH 4801);
 Enfield, Upper Enfield Ravine, hillside, in gravel, 11 Jul 1917, Gershoy 8062 (BH 4803);
 Lansing, Shurger Glen, north side of stream, gravely hillside, 8 Aug 1917, Gershoy 8060 (BH 4804);
 Ithaca, Renwick Heights, SE of Lake View Cemetery, sand bank, 1 Aug 1916, Metcalf 6403 (BH 4800);
 Lansing, N side of McKinneys Glen, dry woods, 26 Jul 1916, Metcalf 6404 (BH 4798);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, near second mill, 7 Sep 1914, Metcalf 2259 (BH 4802);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, Cascadilla Woods, 13 Sep 1878, Rowlee (BH 4797);
 Ithaca, Buttermilk Falls State Park, ravine to the N of Buttermilk Gorge (Owl Gorge) N side of gorge, on shaley talus slope of open Carya-Quercus woodland, one patch with Leersia virginica, 30 Aug 2001, Werier 838 (BH 4793);
 Lansing, Burdick Glen (Esty Glen), woods, 10 Jul 1896, Wiegand (BH 4794);
 Lansing, N of Lake Ridge, cliffs along lake, 18 Jul 1918, Wiegand 9866 (BH 4805);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, path below Ithaca Falls, 31 Jul 1893, Wiegand (BH 4809);
 Lansing, Esty Glen, dry open woods, 4 Sep 1914, Wiegand & Metcalf 2258 (BH 4795);