Boyers, PA 724-735-2766

2322 West Sunbury Rd.
Boyers, PA 16020
(724) 735-2766

 
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Botanical Surveys

Beran Environmental Services currently conducts various types of botanical surveying for our clients. From wetland and riparian zone inventories to fieldwork and reporting associated with species of special concern, personnel of Beran Environmental Services have years of experience in identification and propagation of plant species of the northeastern United States. With training from many of the leading experts in the various associated fields, our personnel are kept current of the many developments in the fields of systematics and ecology of our native species.

Beran Environmental Services, Inc.
has experience with the following surveys:

  • Species of Special Concern (SOSC) Botanical Surveys
  • Invasive Species Surveys
  • Wetland Species Inventories
  • Riparian Zone Inventories

Detailed knowledge of your site's existing habitat is often required for state and federal agencies to approve the development of your project. Staff of Beran Environmental have the necessary experience and expertise to accurately determine the presence or absence of protected plant species on your site. Our staff of botanists, environmental biologists, and environmental scientists have the experience and knowledge necessary to conduct botanical surveys according to the protocols required by state and federal agencies. We provide accurate and reliable species and vegetative community level classification for all your project planning needs.

Our staff has conducted botanical surveys all across Pennsylvania, gaining the trust of state and federal agencies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recognizes our senior botanist on their "Qualified Northeastern Bulrush Surveyors" list. Below is a list of special concern plant species that have been the target of our studies.

Special Concern Species

PA County


Carex retrosa


Lupinus perennis (wild blue lupine)


Trollius laxus (spreading globeflower) 


Stenanthium gramineum (featherbells)

Amelanchier bartramiana

McKean

Aplectrum hyemale

Greene

Asplenium pinnatifidum

Greene

Baptisia australis

Clarion County

Carex alata

Butler

Carex atherodes

Warren

Carex bebbii

Butler

Carex buxbaumii

Lawrence & Butler

Carex disperma

Lycoming

Carex lasiocarpa

Lawrence & Butler

Carex meadii

Lawrence & Butler

Carex ormostachya

Lycoming

Carex paupercula

Clearfield

Carex pseudocyperus

Butler

Carex retrosa

Lycoming

Carex tetanica

Lawrence

Cladium mariscoides

Butler

Cypripedium reginae

Lawrence

Deschampsia cespitosa

Warren

Eleocharis elliptica

Lawrence & Butler

Epilobium strictum

Lawrence & Butler

Eriophorum viridicarinatum

Lawrence & Butler

Filipendula rubra

Lawrence & Butler

Gaultheria hispidula

Clearfield & Erie

Lactuca hirsuta

Lycoming

Lobelia kalmia

Butler

Lupinus perennis

Centre & Clinton

Oenothera oakesiana

Lycoming

Opuntia humifusa

Pike

Oxydendrum arboretum

Greene

Parnassia glauca

Lawrence & Butler

Pedicularis lanceolata

Lawrence & Butler

Platanthera ciliaris

Clearfield

Poa languida

Venango, Lawrence, & Butler

Rubus setosus

Pike

Schoenoplectus acutus

Butler

Scirpus ancistrochaetus

Centre, Lycoming

Scutellaria saxatilis

Greene

Solidago uliginosa

Lawrence & Butler

Spiranthes casei

McKean

Spiranthes lucida

Lawrence & Butler

Stenanthium gramineum

Lawrence & Butler

Swertia caroliniensis

Lawrence & Butler

Tipularia discolor

Greene

Trollius laxus

Lawrence & Butler

Veratrum virginicum

Lawrence & Butler

Viola selkirkii

McKean

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