President's Park (White House)

Rank: 94

Park Description

Every president except George Washington has called the White House and its surrounding grounds his place of work, rest, and solitude. Recognizable the world around, the White House stands as a symbol of democracy. The White House and its park grounds serve not only as the seat of the executive branch of government of the United States of America, but also as an iconic place for civil discourse.

Park Address

President's Park 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC, 20230


Species in President's Park (White House) by Category

Here you can look up all the species found in President's Park (White House). Start by picking a category. From there you can see how many species have either the common name beggining with each letter or scientific name. It's a good place to start if you're looking for what kind of species are invasive to the park, or perhaps how common or rare a species is for that area.



 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
meadow mice, meadow voles Microtus - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Norway rat Rattus norvegicus Probably Present Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
red fox Vulpes vulpes Probably Present Native - -

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American holly Ilex opaca Unconfirmed Native - -
American boxwood Buxus sempervirens Unconfirmed Non-native - -
American hornbeam Carpinus caroliniana Unconfirmed Native - -
American beech Fagus grandifolia Unconfirmed Native - -
American sycamore Platanus occidentalis Unconfirmed Native - -
American elm Ulmus americana Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
blackgum Nyssa sylvatica Unconfirmed Native - -
bald cypress Taxodium distichum Unconfirmed Native - -
black walnut Juglans nigra Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Chinese chestnut Castanea mollissima Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
English yew Taxus baccata Unconfirmed Non-native - -
English walnut Juglans regia Unconfirmed Non-native - -
Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis Unconfirmed Native - -
elm Ulmus - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
fir Abies - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
geranium Pelargonium - - - - - -
green ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
hophornbeam Ostrya virginiana Unconfirmed Native - -
Horse chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Irish yew Taxus baccata var. fastigiata Unconfirmed Non-native - -
Indian strawberry Duchesnea indica Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Japanese Holly Ilex crenata Unconfirmed Non-native - -
Japanese Pagoda Tree Sophora japonica Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Littleleaf Linden Tilia cordata Unconfirmed Non-native - -
Large-leaved Linden Tilia platyphyllos Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
maidenhair tree Ginkgo biloba Unconfirmed Non-native - -
- - Magnolia - - - - - -
manyflower flatsedge Cyperus lancastriensis Unconfirmed Native - -
maples Acer - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra Unconfirmed Native - -
Nordmann fir Abies nordmanniana Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
oak Quercus - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
poison-hemlock Conium maculatum Unconfirmed Native - -
pin oak Quercus palustris Unconfirmed Native - -
princesstree Paulownia tomentosa Unconfirmed Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum Unconfirmed Native - -
sawtooth oak Quercus acutissima Unconfirmed Non-native - -
saucer magnolia Magnolia X soulangiana Unconfirmed Non-native - -
silver maple Acer saccharinum Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
tulip Tulipa - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
VIRGINIA MALLOW Sida hermaphrodita Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
white oak Quercus alba Unconfirmed Native - -
Willow oak Quercus phellos Unconfirmed Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yew Taxus - - - - - -

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
american kestrel Falco sparverius Probably Present Native - -
american crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Probably Present Native - -
american tree sparrow Spizella arborea Probably Present Native - -
american goldfinch Carduelis tristis Probably Present Native - -
american redstart Setophaga ruticilla Probably Present Native - -
american robin Turdus migratorius Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Brown Creeper Certhia americana Probably Present Native - -
barn swallow Hirundo rustica Probably Present Native - -
baltimore oriole Icterus galbula Probably Present Native - -
black-throated blue warbler Dendroica caerulescens Probably Present Native - -
bay-breasted warbler Dendroica castanea Probably Present Native - -
blackburnian warbler Dendroica fusca Probably Present Native - -
blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata Probably Present Native - -
black-throated green warbler Dendroica virens Probably Present Native - -
black-and-white warbler Mniotilta varia Probably Present Native - -
blue-winged warbler Vermivora pinus Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
chimney swift Chaetura pelagica Probably Present Native - -
cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Probably Present Native - -
chipping sparrow Spizella passerina Probably Present Native - -
common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Probably Present Native - -
Carolina Chickadee Parus carolinensis Probably Present Native - -
chestnut-sided warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Probably Present Native - -
cape may warbler Dendroica tigrina Probably Present Native - -
common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Probably Present Native - -
canada warbler Wilsonia canadensis Probably Present Native - -
carolina wren Thryothorus ludovicianus Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis Probably Present Native - -
downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
eastern bluebird Sialia sialis Probably Present Native - -
Eastern Screech-Owl, Screech Owl Otus asio Not In Park - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Fish crow Corvus ossifragus Probably Present Native - -
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis Probably Present Native - -
golden-crowned kinglet Regulus satrapa Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
indigo bunting Passerina cyanea Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
magnolia warbler Dendroica magnolia Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Probably Present Native - -
northern parula Parula americana Probably Present Native - -
northern flicker Colaptes auratus Probably Present Native - -
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus Not In Park - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
orchard oriole Icterus spurius Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
purple finch Carpodacus purpureus Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
ruby-throated hummingbird Archilochus colubris Probably Present Native - -
ruby-crowned kinglet Regulus calendula Probably Present Native - -
red-eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus Probably Present Native - -
red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
song sparrow Melospiza melodia Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Tufted Titmouse Parus bicolor Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
white-throated sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Probably Present Native - -
white-breasted nuthatch Sitta carolinensis Probably Present Native - -
wood thrush Hylocichla mustelina Probably Present Native - -
warbling vireo Vireo gilvus Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yellow-billed cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Probably Present Native - -
yellow-rumped warbler Dendroica coronata Probably Present Native - -
yellow warbler Dendroica petechia Probably Present Native - -
yellow-bellied sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Probably Present Native - -