Southfield Park
Southfield Avenue, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
13 acres


US-95 north to exit 7; turn right onto Greenwich Avenue which heads directly into Southfield Avenue; just below Congress Street on the right, look on the left for the park entrance; turn left into the park.  Parking is down by the Stamford Harbor, straight ahead. 


baseball field, basketball court, 2 tennis courts, playground, swimming, picnic area

At the parking lot is the entrance for the Public Access Way to Stamford Harbor (with its gazebo and small light house).

Dr. Patrick L. Cooney, a few plant noted on a very brief stop to the Park. 

* =  plant blooming on date of field trip, 10/10/2005.

Acer platanoides var. (purple-leaved Norway maple) planted
Acer saccharum (sugar maple)
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)
Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)
Morus alba (white mulberry)
Pinus sp. (pine)
Salix alba var. (weeping willow)

Celastrus orbiculatus (Asiatic bittersweet)
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort)
Aster spp. (aster)     *

Phragmites australis (giant reed grass)
Spartinaalterniflora (salt marsh hay cordgrass)


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