Greenbelt Park

Rank: 202

Park Description

Just twelve miles from Washington, D.C., Greenbelt Park is located in suburban Greenbelt, Maryland. The park features a 174 site campground, nine miles of trails, and three picnic areas. The campground is open all year round. The campground is known for its affordability, safety, peaceful surroundings, and National Park Service hospitality.

Park Address

6565 Greenbelt Road

Greenbelt, MD, 20770

Greenbelt Park Activites

BIKING

CAMPING

HIKING

WILDLIFE VIEWING


Species in Greenbelt Park by Category

Here you can look up all the species found in Greenbelt Park. 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
big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
common gray fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
eastern red bat Lasiurus borealis Present Native Unknown
eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus Present Native Unknown
eastern gray squirrel Sciurus carolinensis Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern short-tailed shrew Blarina brevicauda Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
raccoon Procyon lotor Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus Present Native Abundant
white-footed mouse Peromyscus leucopus Present Native Unknown

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American Herring Gull, Herring Gull Larus argentatus Present Native Uncommon
american kestrel Falco sparverius Present Native Uncommon
american crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Present Native Abundant
american goldfinch Carduelis tristis Present Native Abundant
american redstart Setophaga ruticilla Present Native Common
american robin Turdus migratorius Present Native Abundant
acadian flycatcher Empidonax virescens Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
broad-winged hawk Buteo platypterus Present Native Rare
Belted Kingfisher, Eastern Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Present Native Uncommon
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Present Native Unknown
Blue Grosbeak, Eastern Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea Present Native Uncommon
Brown Creeper Certhia americana Present Native Uncommon
blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Present Native Abundant
barn swallow Hirundo rustica Present Native Uncommon
baltimore oriole Icterus galbula Present Native Uncommon
brown-headed cowbird Molothrus ater Present Native Abundant
brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Present Native Uncommon
black-throated blue warbler Dendroica caerulescens Present Native Common
bay-breasted warbler Dendroica castanea Present Native Uncommon
blackburnian warbler Dendroica fusca Present Native Uncommon
blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata Present Native Common
black-throated green warbler Dendroica virens Present Native Common
black-and-white warbler Mniotilta varia Present Native Common
blue-winged warbler Vermivora pinus Present Native Uncommon
blue-gray gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Present Native Abundant
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius Present Native Uncommon
barred owl Strix varia Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
cooper's hawk Accipiter cooperii Present Native Rare
Common Mallard, Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Present Native Uncommon
Canada Goose, Eastern Canada Goose Branta canadensis Present Native Uncommon
chimney swift Chaetura pelagica Present Native Common
common nighthawk Chordeiles minor Present Native Uncommon
cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Present Native Common
chipping sparrow Spizella passerina Present Native Uncommon
common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Present Native Abundant
Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis Present Native Unknown
chestnut-sided warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Present Native Uncommon
cape may warbler Dendroica tigrina Present Native Uncommon
common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Present Native Uncommon
connecticut warbler Oporornis agilis Present Native Uncommon
Common Oven-bird, Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus Present Native Abundant
canada warbler Wilsonia canadensis Present Native Uncommon
carolina wren Thryothorus ludovicianus Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis Present Native Uncommon
downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Eastern Solitary Sandpiper, Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Present Native Rare
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus Present Native Abundant
european starling Sturnus vulgaris Present Non-native Uncommon
eastern bluebird Sialia sialis Present Native Uncommon
eastern wood-pewee Contopus virens Present Native Abundant
eastern phoebe Sayornis phoebe Present Native Uncommon
eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Present Native Uncommon
Eastern Green Heron, Green heron, Green-backed Heron Butorides virescens Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Fish crow Corvus ossifragus Present Native Uncommon
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca Present Native Uncommon
field sparrow Spizella pusilla Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Present Native Rare
gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis Present Native Common
golden-winged warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Present Native Uncommon
golden-crowned kinglet Regulus satrapa Present Native Uncommon
gray-cheeked thrush Catharus minimus Present Native Uncommon
great crested flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Present Native Abundant
Great Blue Heron, Northern Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Present Native Uncommon
great horned owl Bubo virginianus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
house finch Carpodacus mexicanus Present Non-native Common
hooded warbler Wilsonia citrina Present Native Common
house sparrow Passer domesticus Present Non-native Uncommon
house wren Troglodytes aedon Present Native Uncommon
hermit thrush Catharus guttatus Present Native Common
hairy woodpecker Picoides villosus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
indigo bunting Passerina cyanea Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Killdeer, Northern Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Present Native Uncommon
kentucky warbler Oporornis formosus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Louisana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mourning dove Zenaida macroura Present Native Common
magnolia warbler Dendroica magnolia Present Native Uncommon
mourning warbler Oporornis philadelphia Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern harrier Circus cyaneus Present Native Rare
northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Present Native Abundant
northern rough-winged swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Present Native Uncommon
northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Present Native Uncommon
northern parula Parula americana Present Native Common
Northern Waterthrush, Northern Water-Thrush Seiurus noveboracensis Present Native Uncommon
nashville warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Present Native Uncommon
northern flicker Colaptes auratus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
osprey Pandion haliaetus Present Native Rare
orchard oriole Icterus spurius Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
purple finch Carpodacus purpureus Present Native Uncommon
purple martin Progne subis Present Native Uncommon
prairie warbler Dendroica discolor Present Native Uncommon
palm warbler Dendroica palmarum Present Native Uncommon
pine warbler Dendroica pinus Present Native Abundant
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Present Native Common
Philadelphia vireo Vireo philadelphicus Present Native Uncommon
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
red-tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis Present Native Uncommon
red-shouldered hawk Buteo lineatus Present Native Uncommon
ruby-throated hummingbird Archilochus colubris Present Native Uncommon
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Present Native Uncommon
rock dove Columba livia Present Non-native Uncommon
rose-breasted grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Present Native Uncommon
red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Present Native Uncommon
rusty blackbird Euphagus carolinus Present Native Uncommon
ruby-crowned kinglet Regulus calendula Present Native Uncommon
red-breasted nuthatch Sitta canadensis Present Native Common
red-eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus Present Native Abundant
red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
sharp-shinned hawk Accipiter striatus Present Native Rare
swamp sparrow Melospiza georgiana Present Native Uncommon
song sparrow Melospiza melodia Present Native Uncommon
scarlet tanager Piranga olivacea Present Native Abundant
summer tanager Piranga rubra Present Native Unknown
swainson's thrush Catharus ustulatus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
turkey vulture Cathartes aura Present Native Uncommon
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Present Native Uncommon
tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Present Native Unknown
tennessee warbler Vermivora peregrina Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
veery Catharus fuscescens Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Present Native Uncommon
white-throated sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Present Native Common
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus Present Native Uncommon
white-breasted nuthatch Sitta carolinensis Present Native Abundant
winter wren Troglodytes troglodytes Present Native Uncommon
wood thrush Hylocichla mustelina Present Native Abundant
warbling vireo Vireo gilvus Present Native Uncommon
white-eyed vireo Vireo griseus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yellow-billed cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Present Native Common
yellow-rumped warbler Dendroica coronata Present Native Common
yellow warbler Dendroica petechia Present Native Uncommon
yellow-throated vireo Vireo flavifrons Present Native Uncommon
yellow-bellied sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Present Native Uncommon

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Eastern Red-backed Salamander, Northern Redback Salamander, Red-backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
FROG, GREEN Rana clamitans melanota Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Northern Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Present Native Unknown

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American chestnut Castanea dentata Present Native Unknown
Allegheny Chinquapin Castanea pumila Present Native Common
Atlantic sedge, prickly bog sedge Carex atlantica ssp. atlantica Present Native Unknown
annual bluegrass Poa annua Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Bladder Sedge Carex intumescens Present Native Unknown
bridalwreath spirea Spiraea prunifolia Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Common Lady's Slipper, Moccasin Flower Cypripedium acaule Probably Present Native - -
crippled cranefly Tipularia discolor Present Native Unknown
Cow-lily Nuphar advena Probably Present Native - -
common fox sedge Carex vulpinoidea Present Native Unknown
common rush Juncus effusus Present Native Unknown
cypress panicgrass Dichanthelium dichotomum Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
deertongue Dichanthelium clandestinum Present Native Unknown
- - Dichanthelium ensifolium Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
eastern woodland sedge Carex blanda Present Native Unknown
Eastern Star Sedge Carex radiata Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Frank's sedge Carex frankii Present Native Unknown
field rush Juncus tenuis Present Native Unknown
fowl mannagrass Glyceria striata Present Native Unknown
Florida paspalum Paspalum floridanum Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
greenwhite sedge Carex albolutescens Present Native Unknown
Greater Straw Sedge Carex normalis Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
hedgehog woodrush Luzula echinata Present Native Unknown
hairy jointgrass Arthraxon hispidus Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
iris Iris pseudacorus Probably Present Non-native - -
Indiangrass, yellow indian-grass Sorghastrum nutans Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Long Sedge Carex folliculata Present Native Unknown
limestone meadow sedge Carex granularis Present Native Unknown
leafy bulrush Scirpus polyphyllus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
meadow brome Bromus commutatus Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
nodding fescue Festuca subverticillata Present Native Unknown
Nepalese browntop Microstegium vimineum Present Non-native Unknown
nimblewill Muhlenbergia schreberi Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Orchard Grass Dactylis glomerata Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
potato dwarfdandelion, tuber dandelion, tuber dwarfdandelion Krigia dandelion Present Native Unknown
pink azalea, pinxterbloom azalea Rhododendron periclymenoides Present Native Unknown
poverty oatgrass Danthonia spicata Present Native Unknown
prairie wedgegrass Sphenopholis obtusata Present Native Unknown
Poison Sumac Toxicodendron vernix Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
royal fern Osmunda regalis Probably Present Native - -
Redtop Agrostis gigantea Present Non-native Unknown
roundseed panicgrass, roundseed panicum Dichanthelium sphaerocarpon Present Native Unknown
roundseed panicgrass Dichanthelium sphaerocarpon var. isophyllum Present Native Unknown
roadside agrimony, woodland groovebur Agrimonia striata Not In Park Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus Present Native Common
Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia Probably Present Native - -
sweetbay Magnolia virginiana Probably Present Native - -
sedge Carex crinita Probably Present Native - -
sedge Carex debilis Present Native Unknown
spreading sedge Carex laxiculmis Present Native Unknown
Sallow Sedge Carex lurida Present Native Unknown
sedge Carex swanii Present Native Unknown
Sweet Vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum Present Non-native Unknown
stout woodreed Cinna arundinacea Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Trailing Arbutus, Mayflower Epigaea repens Present Native Rare
tall fescue Lolium arundinaceum Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Umbel-like Sedge Carex umbellata Probably Present Native - -
Upland Bent Agrostis perennans Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Virginia springbeauty Claytonia virginica Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
whitetinge sedge Carex albicans var. albicans Present Native Unknown
WEAK STELLATE SEDGE Carex seorsa Present Native Unknown
Willdenow's sedge Carex willdenowii Present Native Unknown
whitegrass Leersia virginica Present Native Unknown

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
common spoonleaf peat moss Sphagnum palustre - - - - - -

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
BUTTERFLY, QUESTION MARK Polygonia interrogationis - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Dragonhunter Hagenius brevistylus - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
fall cankerworm Alsophila pometaria - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
gypsy moth Lymantria dispar - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Henry's elfin Callophrys henrici - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Meadow fritillary Boloria bellona - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Six-spotted tiger beetle Cicindela sexguttata - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Virginia Big-headed Tiger Beetle Megacephala virginica - - - - - -