Healthy Shorelines for Healthy Lakes

Native Plants on Your Property — By Province

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Regionally native plants are those that have grown wild in your area for many centuries. They have co-evolved with, and are therefore adapted to, the local environment and wildlife.

Whether it be tall shade trees, shrubs or perennials, native plants are important to use in gardens. It is to the benefit of local ecosystems, and the plants and animals in them, to incorporate native plants in your outdoor space.

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Please note: A plant can occur in more than one category below due to their varied nature.



BRITISH COLUMBIA

Plants that Grow in Sun

Abies lasiocarpa
– Alpine Fir

Acer macrophyllum
– Bigleaf Maple, Broadleaf Maple

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Acmispon americanus
– Deervetch

Acorus calamus
– Calamus

Agastache foeniculum
– Anise, Giant Hyssop

Agropyron smithii
– Western Wheatgrass

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Allium schoenoprasum
– Chives

Alnus rubra
– Oregon Alder, Red Alder

Alnus viridis ssp. Crispa
– Green Alder

Alnus viridis ssp. Sinuate
– Sitka Alder

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly Everlasting

Andromeda polifolia
– Bog Rosemary

Armeria maritima
– Common Thrift

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Caltha biflora
– Marsh Marigold

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Canadanthus modestus
– Giant Mountain Aster

Castilleja miniata
– Common Red Paintbrush

Ceanothus velutinus
– Snow Brush

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
– Alaska Cedar

Cirsium flodmanii
– Common Thistle

Clematis ligusticifolia
– Creek Clematis

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Corylus cornuta
– Beaked Hazelnut

Delphinium menziesii
– Larkspur

Deschampsia caespitose
– Tufted Hairgrass

Dryas octopetala
– Eightpetal Mountain-avens

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Elaeagnus commutate
– Silverberry

Epilobium angustifolium
– Fireweed

Eriophorum angustifolium
– Narrow Leaved Cotton Grass

Eutrochium maculatum
– Spotted Joe Pye-weed

Gaillardia aristata
– Blanketflower

Geum rivale
– Purple Avens

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Helianthus nuttallii
– Nuttall’s Sunflower

Iliamna rivularis
– Mountain Hollyhock

Juniperus scopulorum
– Rocky Mountain Juniper

Linum perenne lewisii
– Blue Flax

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Myrica gale
– Sweet Gale

Oenothera biennis
– Evening Primrose

Penstemon fruticosus
– Bush Penstemon

Phalaris arundinacea
– Reed Canary Grass

Physocarpus capitatus
– Pacific Ninebark

Potentilla anserine
– Silverweed

Potentilla fruticose
– Shrubby Cinquefoil

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Ranunculus rhomboideus
– Prairie Buttercup

Rosa woodsia
– Woods’ Rose

Sambucus racemosa
– Red Elderberry

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
– New England Aster

Vaccinium corymbosum
– Highbursh Blueberry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Cranberrybush

Xerophyllum tenax
– Bear Grass

Plants that Grow in Full Shade

Abies amabilis
– Amabilis Fir

Acer glabrum
– Douglas Maple

Aquilegia flavescens
– Yellow Columbine

Aruncus dioicus
– Bride’s Feathers, Goat’s Beard

Athyrium filix-femina
– Lady Fern

Caltha palustris
– Cowslip

Cornus canadensis
– Bunchberry

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Dicentra formosa
– Pacific Bleeding Heart

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Fraxinus latifolia
– Oregon Ash

Hedysarum alpinum
– Alpine Sweetvetch

Lysimachia ciliata
– Fringed Loosestrife

Maianthemum dilatatum
– Canadian Mayflower

Oplopanax horridus
– Devil’s Club

Picea engelmannii
– Columbian Spruce, Engelmann Spruce

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Sambucus racemosa
– Red Elderberry

Smilacina racemosa
– False Solomon’s Seal

Vaccinium parvifolium
– Red Huckleberry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Cranberrybush

Viola canadensis
– Canadian White Violet

Plants that Grow in Dry Soils

Abies lasiocarpa
– Alpine Fir

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Acmispon americanus
– Deervetch

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly Everlasting

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Beardgrass

Anemone multifidi
– Cut-leaved Anemone

Apocynum androsaemifolium
–Spreading Dogbane

Aquilegia formosa
– Red Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry, Kinnikinnick

Astragalus canadensis
– Canada Milkvetch

Bouteloua curtipendula
– Sideoats Grama Grass

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Carex pensylvanica
– Pennyslvania Sedge

Corydalis sempervirens
– Pale Corydalis

Dodecatheon hendersonii
– Broad-leaved Shooting Star

Elaeagnus commutate
– Silverberry

Erigeron annuus
– Annual Fleabane

Eriophyllum lanatum
– Oregon Sunshine

Geranium bicknellii
– Bicknell’s Cranesbill

Helianthus laetiflorus
– Showy Sunflower

Holodiscus discolor
– Ocean Spray

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Linum perenne lewisii
– Blue Flax

Lonicera caerulea
– Bearberry Honeysuckle

Mahonia nervosa
– Cascade Barberry

Oenothera biennis
– Evening Primrose

Pachistima myrsinites
– Falsebox

Penstemon fruticosus
– Bush Penstemon

Penstemon procerus
– Small-flowered Beardtongue

Quercus garryana
– Garry Oak

Ranunculus rhomboideus
– Prairie Buttercup

Ribes sanguineum
– Red Flowering Currant

Salix scouleriana
– Fire Willow

Schizachyrium scoparium
– Little Bluestem

Shepherdia Canadensis
– Buffaloberry

Solidago nemoralis
– Grey Goldenrod

Stipa comata
– Needle-and-Thread Grass

Symphoricarpos mollis
– Trailing Snowberry

Trientalis borealis
– American Star-flower

Vaccinium parvifolium
– Red Huckleberry

Xerophyllum tenax
– Bear Grass

Plants that Grow in Moist Soils

Acer glabrum
– Douglas Maple

Acorus calamus
– Calamus

Alnus rubra
– Oregon Alder

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Breadgrass

Anemone Canadensis
– Canada Anemone

Anemone virginiana
– Tall Anemone

Aquilegia brevistyla
– Blue Columbine

Aruncus dioicus
– Bride’s Feathers

Astragalus Canadensis
– Canada Milk Vetch

Betula papyrifera
– White Birch

Calla palustris
– Water-arum

Caltha biflora
– Marsh Marigold

Caltha palustris
– Cowslip

Camassia leichtlinii
– Great Camas

Canadanthus modestus
– Giant Mountain Aster

Carex obnupta
– Slough Sedge

Cornus canadensis
– Bunchberry

Cornus nuttallii
– Pacific Dogwood

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Corylus cornuta
– Beaked Hazelnut

Cypripedium parviflorum
– Greater Yellow Lady’s Slipper

Deschampsia caespitosa
– Tufted Hairgrass

Dryopteris filix-mas
– Male Fern

Echinocystis lobata
– Wild Cucumber

Elaeagnus commutata
– Silverberry

Erigeron speciosus
– Aspen Fleabane

Erythronium oregonum
– White Fawn Lily

Eutrochium maculatum
– Spotted Joe Pye-weed

Fraxinus latifolia
– Oregon Ash

Fritillaria camschatcensis
– Black Lily

Geum triflorum
– Prairie Smoke

Helianthus maximiliani
– Maximillan Sunflower

Helianthus nuttallii
– Nuttall’s Sunflower

Hierochloe odorata
– Sweet Grass

Iliamna rivularis
– Mountain Hollyhock

Impatiens capensis
– Orange Jewelweed

Larix laricina
– American Larch

Linnaea borealis
– Twinflower

Lonicera ciliosa
– Orange Honeysuckle

Mahonia aquifolium
– Hollyleaved Barberry

Maianthemum dilatatum
– Canada Mayflower

Matteuccia struthiopteris
– Ostrich Fern

Menziesia ferruginea
– False Azalea

Oenanthe sarmentosa
– Pacific Water Parsley

Oenothera biennis
– Evening Primrose

Pachistima myrsinites
– Falsebox

Phyllodoce empetriformis
– Pink Mountain Heather

Physocarpus capitatus
– Pacific Ninebark

Potentilla fruticosa
– Shrubby Cinquefoil

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Ribes sanguineum
– Red flowering Currant

Rubus parviflorus
– Thimbleberry

Rubus spectabilis
– Salmonberry

Sambucus racemosa
– Red Elderberry

Solidago canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Symphoricarpos occidentalis
– Western Snowberry

Thalictrum occidentale
– Western Meadowrue

Vaccinium parvifolium
– Red Huckleberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Lingonberry

Viburnum edule
– Squashberry

Plants that Grow in Rocky Areas

Acmispon americanus
– Deervetch

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Aquilegia brevistyla
– Blue Columbine

Aquilegia formosa
– Red Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry, Kinnikinnick

Ceanothus velutinus
– Snow Brush

Corydalis sempervirens
– pale Corydalis

Crataegus douglasii
– Black Hawthorn

Geranium bicknellii
– Bicknell’s Cranesbill

Gilia aggregata
– Scarlet Gillia

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Lupinus sericeus
– Silky Lupine

Nothochelone nemorosa
– Turtlehead

Penstemon fruticosus
– Bush Penstemon

Philadelphus lewisii
– Mock Orange

Polemonium pulcherrimum
– Beautiful Jacob’s Ladder

Rhamnus purshiana
– Cascara Buckthorn

Rhododendron macrophyllum
– Pacific Rhododendron

Sedum lanceolatum
– Lance-leaved Stonecrop

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Lingonberry

Xerophyllum tenax
– Beargrass

Plants that Grow in Sandy Areas

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Asclepias ovalifolia
– Dwarf Milkweed

Bouteloua curtipendula
– Sideoats Grama Grass

Elymus canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Fragaria chiloensis
– Beach Srawberry

Juniperus horizontalis
– Creeping Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Koeleria cristata
– Junegrass

Mertensia maritima
– Mertensia martime

Pinus contorta var. contorta
– Beach Pine

Salix alaxensis
– Feltleaf Willow

Salix hookeriana
– Coastal Willow

Sisyrinchium montanum
– Mountain Blue-eyed Grass

Plants that are Drought Tolerant

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Agastache foeniculum
– Anise

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Beardgrass

Armeria maritima
– Common Thrift

Bouteloua curtipendula
– Sideoats Grams Grass

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Carex pensylvanica
– Pennsylvania Sedge

Cirsium flodmanii
– Common Thistle

Elymus canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Erigeron speciosus
– Aspen Fleabane

Eriophyllum lanatum
– Oregon Sunshine

Gaillardia aristata
– Blanketflower

Gaura coccinea
– Scarlet Beeblossom

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Penstemon fruticosus
– Bush Penstemon

Picea glauca
– Canadian Spruce

Ratibida columnifera
– Long-headed Coneflower

Rudbeckia hirta
– Black-eyed Susan

Sedum lanceolatum
– Lance-leaved Stonecrop

Sedum oreganum
– Oregon Stonecrop

Sedum spathulifolium
– Broad Leaved Stonecrop

Solidago canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Stipa comata
– Needle-and-Thread Grass

Plants that are Salt Tolerant

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry, Kinnikinnick

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Lonicera caerulea
– Bearberry Honeysuckle

Lonicera ciliosa
– Orange Honeysuckle

Lonicera hispidula
– Hairy Honeysuckle

Lonicera involucrata
– Alpine Honeysuckle

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Plants that are Deer Resistant

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Allium schoenoprasum
– Chives

Aquilegia flavescens
– Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia formosa
– Red Columbine

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Cornus nuttallii
– Pacific Dogwood

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Delphinium menziesii
– Larkspur

Elaeagnus commutata
– Silverberry

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Gaultheria shallon
– Salal

Iris missouriensis
– Rocky Mountain Iris

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Mahonia aquifolium
– Hollyleaved Barberry

Mahonia nervosa
– Cascade Barberry

Myrica californica
– California Wax Myrtle

Oxalis oregana – Redwood Sorrel

Picea mariana
– Black Spruce

Pinus contorta var. contorta
– Beach Pine

Pinus ponderosa
– Ponderosa Pine

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Ribes divaricatum
– Spreading Gooseberry

Ribes lobbii
– Fuschia Flowered Currant

Rudbeckia hirta
– Black-eyed Susan

Sambucus racemosa
– Red Elderberry

Viburnum edule
– Squashberry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Cranberrybush

Native Plants for Ground Cover

Anemone canadensis
– Canada Anemone, Meadow Anemone

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry, Kinnikinnick

Asarum caudatum
– British Columbia Wild Ginger

Cornus canadensis
– Bunchberry

Dryas drummondii
– Drummond’s Mountain Aven, Yellow Mountain Avens

Fragaria chiloensis
– Beach Strawberry, Coastal Strawberry

Fragaria vesca
– Wild Strawberry

Luetkea pectinata
– Partridgefoot

Mahonia nervosa
– Cascade Barberry

Maianthemum dilatatum
– Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-Valley

Oxalis oregano
– Redwood Sorrel

Prunella vulgaris
– Heal-all

Smilacina racemosa
– False Salomon’s Seal

Tiarella trifoliata
– Foamflower

Tolmiea menziesii
– Piggy Back Plant

Vaccinium macrocarpon
– American Cranberry

Vaccinium uliginosum
– Bog Blueberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Lingonberry

ALBERTA

Native Plants That Grow In Sun

Abies balsamea
– Balsam Fir

Acorus calamus
– Sweet Flag

Agastache foeniculum
– Lavender Hyssop

Agropyron smithii
– Western Wheatgrass

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Alnus incana ssp. Rugose
– Speckled Alder

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly everlasting

Anemone Canadensis
– Canada Anemone

Anemone multifidi
– Cut-leaved Anemone

Anemone patens
– Prairie Crocus

Aquilegia Formosa
– Red Columbine

Astragalus Canadensis
– Canada Milk Vetch

Betula papyrifera
– White Birch

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Carex hystericina
– Porcupine Sedge

Castilleja miniata
– Common Red Paintbrush

Ceanothus velutinus
– Snow Brush

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Crataegus douglasii
– Black Hawthorn

Deschampsia caespitosa
– Tufted Hairgrass

Dryas drummondii
– Yellow Mountain Avens

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Elaeagnus commutate
– Wolf Willow

Erigeron annuus
– Eastern Daisy Fleabane

Festuca altaica
– Rough Fescue

Gaillardia aristata
– Wild Gaillardia

Geum rivale
– Qater Avens

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Liatris ligulistylis
– Meadow Blazingstar

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Oenothera biennis
– Evening Primrose

Penstemon procerus
– Small-flowered Beardtongue

Physocarpus capitatus
– Pacific Ninebark

Picea glauca
– White Spruce

Pinus contorta var. latifolia
– Lodgepole Pine

Potentilla fruticose
– Shrubby Cinquefoil

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Ribes divaricatum
– Wild Gooseberry

Sambucus racemose
– Red Elderberry

Symphoricarpos occidentalis
– Wolfberry

Viola adunca
– Early Blue Violet


Native Plants That Grow In Full Shade

Acer glabrum
– Rocky Mountain Maple

Adiantum pedatum
– Northern Maidenhair Fern

Anemone quinquefolia
– Wood Anemone

Aquilegia flavescens
– Yellow Columbine

Athyrium filix-femina
– Lady Fern

Calla palustris
– Wild Calla

Caltha palustris
– Marsh Marigold

Cornus Canadensis
– Bunchberry

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Disporum hookeri
– Drops-of-Gold

Dryopteris carthusiana
– Toothed Wood Fern

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Hedysarum alpinum
– Sweetvetch

Lysimachia ciliate
– Fringed Loosestrife

Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa)
– False Solomon’s Seal

Picea engelmannii
– Engelmann Spruce

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Sambucus racemose
– Red Elderberry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Highbush Cranberry

Viola Canadensis
– Canadian White Violet

Viola glabella
– Yellow Wood Violet


Native Plants That Grow in Dry Soils

Agastache foeniculum
– Lavender Hyssop

Agropyron smithii
– Western Wheatgrass

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly Everlasting

Anemone multifidi
– Cut-leaved Anemone

Anemone patens
– Prairie Crocus

Aquilegia Formosa
– Wild Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Astragalus Canadensis
– Canada Milk Vetch

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Campanula rotundifolia
– Harebell

Ceanothus velutinus
– Wild Lilac

Clematis ligusticifolia
– White Clematis

Corydalis sempervirens
– Pale Corydalis

Dryas octopetala
– White Mountain Avens

Erigeron annuus
– Eastern Daisy Fleabane

Gaillardia aristata
– Wild Gaillardia

Geum triflorum
– Prairie Smoke

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Koeleria cristata
– Junegrass

Linum perenne lewisii
– Blue Flax

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Oenothera biennis
– Evening Primrose

Penstemon procerus
– Small-flowered Beardtongue

Polypodium virginianum
– Polypody Fern

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Salix scouleriana
– Scouler’s Willow

Stipa comate
– Needle-and-Thread Grass

Symphyotrichum leave
– Smooth Aster

Trientalis borealis
– Northern Star-Flower


Native Plants That Grow In Moist Soils

Abies balsamea
– Balsam Fir

Acer glabrum
– Douglas Maple

Adiantum pedatum
– Northern Maidenhair Fern

Agastache foeniculum
– Lavender Hyssop

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Alnus incana ssp. Rugose
– Speckled alder

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Andropogon scoparius
– Little Blue Stem

Anemone Canadensis
– Meadow Anemone

Apocynum androsaemifolium
– Spreading Dogbane

Aquilegia Formosa
– Red Columbine

Astragalus Canadensis
– Canada Milk Vetch

Athyrium filix-femina
– Lady Fern

Betula papyrifera
– White birch

Caltha palustris
– Marsh Marigold

Campanula rotundifolia
– Harebell

Cornus Canadensis
– Bunchberry

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Cypripedium parviflorum
– Greater Yellow Lady’s Slipper

Deschampsia caespitosa
– Tufted Hairgrass

Dryas drummondii
– Yellow Mountain Avens

Dryopteris carthusiana
– Toothed Wood Fern

Festuca altaica
– Rough Fescue

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Iliamna rivularis
– Mountain Hollyhock

Impatiens capensis
– Spotted Jewelweed

Liatris ligulistylis
– Meadow Blazingstar

Lysimachia ciliate
– Fringed Loosestrife

Maianthemum canadense
– Wild Lily of the Valley

Menziesia ferruginea
– False Azalea

Mimulus guttatus
– Yellow Monkey-Flower

Tiarella trifoliate
– Foamflower

Symphyotrichum ericoides
– Heath Aster

Symphoricarpos albus
– Snowberry

Solidago Canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Shepherdia Canadensis
– Buffaloberry

Sambucus racemose
– Red Elderberry


Native Plants That Grow In Rocky Areas

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Aquilegia Formosa
– Red Columbine

Campanula rotundifolia
– Harebell

Corydalis sempervirens
– Pale Corydalis

Dryas drummondii
– Yellow Mountain Avens

Dryopteris filix-mas
– Male Fern

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Lupinus sericeus
– Silky Lupine

Penstemon gracilis
– Slender Penstemon

Pinus albicaulis
– White Bark Pine

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Polemonium pulcherrimum
– Showy Jacob’s Ladder

Polypodium virginianum – Polypody Fern

Potentilla tridentate
– Three-toothed Cinquefoil

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry

Vaccinium uliginosum
– Bog Blueberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Lingonberry

Xerophyllum tenax
– Bear Grass


Native Plants That Grow In Sandy Areas

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Elymus Canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Juniperus horizontalis
– Spreading Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Koeleria cristata
– Junegrass

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Potentilla tridentate
– Three-toothed Cinquefoil

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Sisyrinchium montanum
– Mountain Blue-eyed Grass

Yucca glauca
– Spanish Bayonet Yucca


Native Plants That Are Drought Tolerant

Agastache foeniculum
– Lavender Hyssop

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Beardgrass

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Carex pensylvanica
– Pennsylvania Sedge

Elymus Canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Erigeron speciosus
– Aspen Fleabane

Gaillardia aristata
– Wild Gaillardia

Gaura coccinea
– Scarlet Gaura

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Petalostemum purpureum
– Purple Prairie Clover

Picea glauca
– White Spruce

Ratibida columnifera
– Upright Prairie Coneflower

Sedum lanceolatum
– Lance-leaved Stonecrop

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry

Solidago Canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Solidago rigida
– Stiff Goldenrod

Stipa comate
– Needle-and-Thread Grass


Native Plants That Are Salt Tolerant

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Lonicera involucrate
– Alpine Honeysuckle

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Populus deltoides occidentalis
– Plains Cottonwood

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry


Native Plants That Are Deer Resistant

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Aquilegia flavescens
– Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia Formosa
– Red Columbine

Campanula rotundifolia
– Harebell

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Elaeagnus commutate
– Silverberry

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Iris missouriensis
– Western Blue Flag

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Rocky Mountain Juniper

Picea glauca
– White Spruce

Picea mariana
– Black Spruce

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Pinus contorta var. latifolia
– Lodgepole Pine

Ribes americanum
– Wild Black Currant

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Ribes divaricatum
– Wild Gooseberry

Ribes lacustre
– Black Swamp Gooseberry

Sambucus racemose
– Red Elderberry

Viburnum edule
– Squashberry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Highbush Cranberry

Yucca glauca
– Spanish Bayonet Yucca


Native Plants for Ground Cover

Anemone Canadensis
– Canada Anemone

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Cornus Canadensis
– Bunchberry

Dryas drummondii
– Yellow Mountain Avens

Luetkea pectinate
– Partridgefoot

Potentilla tridentate
– Three-toothed Cinquefoil

Prunella vulgaris
– Heal-all

Smilacina racemose
– False Solomon’s Seal

Tiarella trifoliate
– Foamflower

Vaccinium uliginosum
– Bog Blueberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Lingonberry

SASKATCHEWAN

Native Plants That Grow In Sun

Abies balsamea
– Balsam Fir

Agastache foeniculum
– Giant Hyssop

Agropyron smithii
– Western Wheatgrass

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly Everlasting

Andromeda polifolia
– Bog Rosemary

Anemone canadensis
– Canada Anemone

Anemone patens
– Prairie Crocus

Apocynum androsaemifolium
– Spreading Dogbane

Aquilegia brevistyla
– Blue Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Betula papyrifera
– White Birch

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Carex vulpinoidea
– Fox Sedge

Castilleja miniata
– Common Red Paintbrush

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Echinacea pallida
– Pale Purple Coneflower

Eutrochium maculatum
– Spotted Joe Pye Weed

Festuca altaica
– Rough Fescue

Gaillardia aristata
– Brown-eyed Susan

Geum rivale
– Water Avens

Helianthus nuttallii
– Nuttall’s Sunflower

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Larix laricina
– Tamarack

Koeleria cristata
– Junegrass

Liatris punctate
– Dotted Blazingstar

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Populus balsamifera
– Balsam Poplar

Potentilla fruticose
– Shrubby Cinquefoil

Prunus pensylvanica
– Common Pincherry

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Salix bebbiana
– Bebb Willow

Scirpus americanus
– American Bulrush

Shepherdia canadensis
– Buffaloberry

Solidago canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Symphoricarpos occidentalis
– Western Snowberry

Native Plants That Grow In Full Shade

Anemone quinquefolia
– Wood Anemone

Armeria maritima
– Common Thrift

Athyrium filix-femina
– Lady Fern

Calla palustris
– Wild Calla

Caltha palustris
– Marsh marigold

Cornus canadensis
– Bunchberry

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Diervilla lonicera
– Northern Bush-honeysuckle

Dryopteris carthusiana
– Toothed Wood Fern

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Hedysarum alpinum
– Sweetvetch

Lysimachia ciliata
– Fringed Loosestrife

Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa)
– False Solomon’s Seal

Matteuccia struthiopteris
– Ostrich Fern

Polygonatum biflorum
– Solomon’s Seal

Polypodium virginianum
– Polypody Fern

Ribes aureum
– Flowering currant

Sambucus racemosa
– Red Elderberry

Smilacina racemosa
– False Solomon’s Seal

Solidago altissima
– Canada Goldenrod

Viburnum trilobum
– American Highbush Cranberry

Viola blanda
– Sweet White Violet

Viola canadensis
– Canadian White Violet

Native Plants That Grow in Dry Soils

Achillea millefolium
– Common yarrow

Agastache foeniculum
– Giant Hyssop

Agropyron smithii
– Western Wheatgrass

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Western Serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea
– Pearly Everlasting

Andropogon gerardii
– Big Bluestem

Apocynum androsaemifolium
– Spreading Dogbane

Astragalus canadensis
– Canada Milk Vetch

Celastrus scandens
– American Bittersweet

Clematis ligusticifolia
– Creek Clematis

Corydalis sempervirens
– Pale Corydalis

Elymus canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Penstemon procerus
– Small-flowered Beardtongue

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Salix scouleriana
– Scouler’s Willow

Stipa spartea
– Porcupine Grass

Trientalis borealis
– American Star-flower

Native Plants That Grow In Moist Soils

Abies balsamea
– Balsam Fir

Agastache foeniculum
– Giant Hyssop

Alnus incana ssp. Rugose
– Speckled Alder

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Beardgrass

Anemone multifidi
– Cut-leaved Anemone

Aquilegia brevistyla
– Blue Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis
– Canada Columbine

Athyrium filix-femina
– Lady Fern

Betula papyrifera
– White Birch

Caltha palustris
– Marsh Marigold

Celastrus scandens
– American Bittersweet

Cornus canadensis
– Bunchberry

Corylus cornuta
– Beaked Hazelnut

Cypripedium parviflorum
– Greater Yellow Lady’s Slipper

Deschampsia caespitosa
– Tufted Hairgrass

Dryopteris cristata
– Crested Wood Fern

Elaeagnus commutate
– Wolf Willow

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Festuca altaica
– Rough Fescue

Fraxinus pennsylvanica
– Red Ash

Gymnocarpium dryopteris
– Oak Fern

Helianthus annuus
– Common Sunflower

Heracleum lanatum
– Cow Parsnip

Impatiens capensis
– Spotted Jewelweed

Lonicera involucrate
– Alpine Honeysuckle

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Picea glauca
– White spruce

Potentilla fruticose
– Shrubby Cinquefoil

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry

Viburnum trilobum
– American Highbush Cranberry

Native Plants That Grow In Rocky Areas

Acmispon americanus
– Prairie Trefoil

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Amelanchier alnifolia
– Saskatoon Juneberry

Anemone cylindrical
– Candle Anemone

Aquilegia brevistyla
– Blue Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis
– Canada Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Geranium bicknellii
– Bicknell’s Geranium

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Penstemon gracilis
– Slender Penstemon

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Polypodium virginianum
– Polypody Fern

Vaccinium uliginosum
– Bog Blueberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Mountain Cranberry

Sporobolus heterolepis
– Prairie Dropseed

Sedum lanceolatum
– Lance-leaved Stonecrop

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Native Plants That Grow In Sandy Areas

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Bouteloua curtipendula
– Sideoats Grama Grass

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Diervilla lonicera
– Northern Bush-honeysuckle

Elymus canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Juniperus horizontalis
– Spreading Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Koeleria cristata
– Junegrass

Panicum virgatum
– Panic Grass

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Potentilla tridentate
– Three-toothed Cinquefoil

Prunus pumila var. besseyi
– Western Sand Cherry

Rhus aromatic
– Fragrant Sumac

Sisyrinchium montanum
– Mountain Blue-eyed Grass

Solidago hispida var. hispida
– Hairy Goldenrod

Solidago ptarmicoides
– White Aster

Native Plants That Are Drought Tolerant

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Agastache foeniculum
– Giant Hyssop

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Andropogon gerardii
– Big Bluestem

Andropogon scoparius
– Broom Beardgrass

Armeria maritima
– Common Thrift

Bouteloua curtipendula
– Tall Grama Grass

Bouteloua gracilis
– Blue Grama Grass

Carex pensylvanica
– Pennsylvania Sedge

Cirsium flodmanii
– Common Thistle

Elymus canadensis
– Canada Wild Rye

Gaillardia aristata
– Wild Gaillardia

Gaura coccinea
– Scarlet Gaura

Houstonia longifolia
– Long-leaf Bluets

Monarda fistulosa
– Bergamot

Panicum virgatum
– Red Switch Grass

Petalostemum purpureum
– Purple Prairie Clover

Picea glauca
– White Spruce

Prunus pumila var. besseyi
– Western Sand Cherry

Quercus macrocarpa
– Burr Oak

Ratibida columnifera
– Lond-headed Coneflower

Sedum lanceolatum
– Lance-leaved Stonecrop

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry

Solidago canadensis
– Canada Goldenrod

Solidago rigida
– Stiff Goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepis
– Prairie Dropseed

Stipa comate
– Needle-and-Thread Grass

Native Plants That Are Salt Tolerant

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Lonicera involucrate
– Alpine Honeysuckle

Pinus banksiana
– Gray Pine

Populus deltoides occidentalis
– Plains Cottonwood

Prunus virginiana
– Choke Cherry

Shepherdia argentea
– Silver Buffalo Berry

Native Plants That Are Deer Resistant

Achillea millefolium
– Common Yarrow

Allium cernuum
– Nodding Onion

Aquilegia canadensis
– Canada Columbine

Campanula rotundifolia
– Bluebell

Cornus sericea
– Red Osier Dogwood

Elaeagnus commutate
– Wolf Willow

Juniperus communis
– Common Juniper

Picea glauca
– White Spruce

Ribes americanum
– Wild Black Currant

Ribes aureum
– Flowering Currant

Celastrus scandens
– American Bittersweet

Equisetum hyemale
– Scouring Rush

Juniperus scopulorum
– Blue Juniper

Picea mariana
– Black Spruce

Ribes lacustre
– Black Swamp Gooseberry

Native Plants for Ground Cover

Anemone Canadensis
– Canada Anemone

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
– Bearberry

Cornus Canadensis
– Bunchberry

Polygonatum biflorum
– Solomon’s Seal

Potentilla tridentate
– Three-toothed Cinquefoil

Smilacina racemose
– False Solomon’s Seal

Vaccinium uliginosum
– Bog Blueberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
– Mountain Cranberry

ONTARIO

Native Plants That Grow In Sun

Acer saccharinum –Silver Maple

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Alnus rugosa – Speckled alder

Amelanchier arborea – Downy serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea – Pearly everlasting

Asclepias incarnata – Swamp milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa – Butterflyweed

Aster novae-angliaeb – New England aster

Betula papyrifera – White birch

Betula populifolia – Gray birch

Desmodium canadense – Showy tick-trefoil

Elymus Canadensis – Canada wild rye

Echinacea pallida – Pale Purple Coneflower

Eupatorium maculatum – Spotted Joe Pye weed

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus horizontalis- creeping juniper

Juniperus virginiana – Eastern Red cedar

Larix laricina – Tamarack

Liatris aspera – Rough blazingstar

Medeola virginiana – Indian cucumber root

Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot

Picea glauca – White spruce

Potentilla tridentate – Three-toothed cinquefoil

Prunus pennsylvanica – Common pincherry

Ratibida pinnata – Gray-headed coneflower

Rhus typhina – Staghorn sumac

Rosa acicularis – Prickly wild rose

Rosa palustris – Swamp rose

Sambucus canadensis – Common elder

Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem

Silphium perfoliatum – Cup Plant

Sisyrinchium montanum – Blue-eyed Grass

Sheperdia canadensis – Buffaloberry

Solidago rigida – Stiff goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepis – Prairie dropseed

Viburnum trilobum – Highbush cranberry

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Cornus amomum – Silky dogwood


Native Plants That Grow In Sun to Partial Shade

Abies balsamea- Balsam fir

Acer rubrum –Red Maple

Anemone Canadensis – Canada Anemone

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Asclepias sullivantii – Prairie Milkweed

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi – Bearberry

Betula alleghaniensis – Yellow birch

Bouteloua curtipendula – Sideoats grama

Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell

Carya cordiformis – Bitternut hickory

Celastrus scandens – Climbing bittersweet

Cephalanthus occidentalis – Buttonbush

Claytonia virginica – Spring Beauty

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Cornus amomum – Silky dogwood

Lilium philadelphicum – Wood lily

Linnaea borealis – Twinflower

Lobelia siphilitica – Great blue lobelia

Lupinus perennis – Wild Lupin

Mimulus ringens –Blue monkey flower

Myrica gale – Sweetgale

Parthenocissus quinquefolia – Virginia creeper

Penstemon digitalis – Smooth White Penstemon

Physostegia virginiana – Obedient plant

Pinus strobes – White pine

Populus balsamifera – Balsam poplar

Potentilla palustris – Marsh cinquefoil

Prunus virginiana – Choke cherry

Cornus racemosa- Gray dogwood

Cornus stolonifera – Red osier dogwood

Corydalis sempervirens – Pale Corydalis

Euphorbia corollata – Flowering spurge

Eupatorium purpureum – Sweet Joe Pye weed

Fragaria virginiana – Common strawberry

Gaylussacia baccata – Black huckleberry

Gentiana andrewsii – Bottle gentian

Geranium maculatum – Wild geranium

Helianthus divaricatus – Woodland sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides – False sunflower

Hibiscus moscheutos – Swamp Rose Mallow

Hypericum ascyron – Great St Johnswort

Ilex verticillata- Winterberry

Iris versicolor – Blue flag iris

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Rubus odoratus – Flowering raspberry

Sorbus americana – American Mountain Ash

Solidago caesia – Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

Solidago nemoralis – Grey Goldenrod

Spiraes alba – Meadowseet

Thalictrum dioicum – Early Meadow-rue

Trientalis borealis – Starflower

Thuja occidentalis -Eastern white cedar

Vaccinium angustifolium (Low sweet blueberry)

Vaccinium myrtilloide (Common Blueberry)

Viburnum lentago – Nannyberry

Waldsteinia fragariodes – Barren Strawberry

Zizia aurea – Golden Alexanders


Native Plants That Grow In Partial Shade to Full Shade

Actaea pachypoda White Baneberry

Adiantum pedatum – Maidenhair fern

Allium tricoccum -Wild Leek, Wild Garlic

Asarum canadense – Wild Ginger

Caltha palustris – Marsh marigold

Carpinus caroliniana – Blue Beech

Cornus Canadensis – Bunchberry

Cornus racemosa- Gray dogwood

Cornus stolonifera – Red osier dogwood

Dentaria diphylla – Toothwort

Erythronium americanum – Trout Lily

Geranium maculatum – Wild geranium

Impatiens capensis – Spotted Jewelweed

Ostrya virginiana – Ironwood

Polygonatum biflorum – Solomon’s seal

Smilacina racemosa – False Solomon’s Seal

Stylophorum diphyllum – Wood Poppy

Trillium erectum – Purple Trillium

Trillium grandiflorum – WhiteTrillium

Uvularia perfoliata – Bellwort

Native Plants That Grow In Full Shade

Acer saccharum- Sugar Maple

Arisaema triphillium – Jack-in-the-pulpit

Athyrium filix-femina – Lady fern

Caulophyllum thalictroides – Blue cohosh

Cornus stolonifera – Red osier dogwood

Gaultheria procumbens – Wintergreen

Maianthemum canadense – Canada Mayflower

Sanguinaria canadensis – Bloodroot

Tsuga canadensis – Eastern hemlock

Native Plants That Grow in Dry Soils

Acer rubrum –Red Maple

Anemone virginiana –Thimbleweed

Bouteloua curtipendula – Sideoats grama

Corydalis sempervirens – Pale Corydalis

Echinacea pallida – Pale Purple Coneflower

Euphorbia corollata – Flowering spurge

Helianthus divaricatus – Woodland sunflower

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus horizontalis-Creeping juniper

Juniperus virginiana – Eastern Red cedar

Potentilla tridentate – Three-toothed cinquefoil

Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem

Sheperdia canadensis – Buffaloberry

Solidago nemoralis – Grey Goldenrod


Native Plants That Grow in Moist To Dry Soils

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Betula populifolia – Gray birch

Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell

Celastrus scandens – Climbing bittersweet

Cornus racemosa- Gray dogwood

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Desmodium canadense – Showy tick trefoil

Elymus Canadensis – Canada wild rye

Fragaria virginiana – Common strawberry

Gaylussacia baccata – Black huckleberry

Liatris aspera – Rough blazingstar

Lupinus perennis – Wild Lupin

Mitchella repens – Partridge-berry

Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot

Ostrya virginiana – Ironwood

Penstemon digitalis – Smooth White Penstemon

Pinus strobes – White pine

Polygonatum biflorum – Solomon’s seal

Prunus virginiana – Choke cherry

Ratibida pinnata – Gray-headed coneflower

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Rhus typhina – Staghorn sumac

Sisyrinchium montanum – Blue-eyed Grass

Smilacina racemosa – False Solomon’s Seal

Solidago caesia – Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

Solidago rigida – Stiff goldenrod

Sorbus americana – American Mountain Ash

Thuja occidentalis -Eastern white cedar


Native Plants That Grow In Dry to Well Drained Soils

Amelanchier arborea – Downy serviceberry

Anaphalis margaritacea – Pearly everlasting

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi – Bearberry

Asclepias tuberosa – Butterflyweed

Betula populifolia – Gray birch

Rosa acicularis – Prickly wild rose

Native Plants That Grow In Moist Soils

Actaea pachypoda (White Baneberry)

Acer rubrum –Red Maple

Acer saccharinum –Silver Maple

Adiantum pedatum – Maidenhair fern

Allium tricoccum (Wild Leek, Wild Garlic)

Anemone Canadensis – Canada Anemone

Asarum canadense – Wild Ginger

Asclepias sullivantii – Prairie Milkweed

Athyrium filix-femina – Lady fern

Betula alleghaniensis – Yellow birch

Carpinus caroliniana – Blue Beech

Carya cordiformis – Bitternut hickory

Caulophyllum thalictroides – Blue cohosh

Claytonia virginica – Spring Beauty

Cornus amomum – Silky dogwood

Cornus Canadensis – Bunchberry

Cornus stolonifera – Red osier dogwood

Dentaria diphylla – Toothwort

Gaultheria procumbens – Wintergreen

Geranium maculatum – Wild geranium

Geranium robertianum – Herb Robert

Houstonia caerulea – Bluets

Ledum groenlandicum – Labrador tea

Lilium canadense – Canada lily

Linnaea borealis – Twinflower

Lilium philadelphicum – Wood lily

Maianthemum canadense – Canada mayflower

Medeola virginiana – Indian cucumber root

Physostegia virginiana – Obedient plant

Picea glauca – White spruce

Rubus odoratus – Flowering raspberry

Solidago flexicaulis – Zig-zag Goldenrod

Spiraes alba – Meadowseet

Trientalis borealis – Starflower

Tsuga canadensis – Eastern hemlock

Viburnum trilobum – Highbush cranberry

Native Plants That Grow in Moist To Wet Soils

Acer saccharum- Sugar Maple

Acer saccharinum –Silver Maple

Alnus rugosa – Speckled alder

Anemone virginiana –Thimbleweed

Arisaema triphillium – Jack-in-the-pulpit

Asclepias incarnata – Swamp milkweed

Aster novae-angliaeb – New England aster

Athyrium filix-femina – Lady fern

Caltha palustris – Marsh marigold

Cephalanthus occidentalis – Buttonbush

Eupatorium maculatum – Spotted Joe Pye weed

Eupatorium purpureum – Sweet Joe Pye weed

Gentiana andrewsii – Bottle gentian

Ratibida pinnata – Gray-headed coneflower

Sambucus canadensis – Common elder

Sanguinaria canadensis – Bloodroot

Silphium perfoliatum – Cup Plant

Heliopsis helianthoides – False sunflower

Hibiscus moscheutos – Swamp Rose Mallow

Hypericum ascyron – Great St Johnswort

Ilex verticillata- Winterberry

Impatiens capensis – Spotted Jewelweed

Iris versicolor – Blue flag iris

Kalmia angustifolia – Sheep laurel

Larix laricina – Tamarack

Lobelia cardinalis – Cardinal flower

Lobelia siphilitica – Great blue lobelia

Myrica gale – Sweetgale

Mimulus ringens –Blue monkey flower

Populus balsamifera – Balsam poplar

Stylophorum diphyllum – Wood Poppy

Viburnum lentago – Nannyberry

Waldsteinia fragariodes – Barren Strawberry

Zizia aurea – Golden Alexanders


Native Plants That Grow In Moist To Well Drained Soils

Abies balsamea – Balsam fir

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Betula papyrifera – White birch

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Dicentra cucullaria – Dutchman’s breeches

Lupinus perennis – Wild Lupin

Ostrya virginiana – Ironwood

Penstemon digitalis – Foxglove beardtongue

Picea mariana – Black spruce

Pinus strobes – White pine

Solidago caesia – Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

Thalictrum dioicum – Early Meadow-rue

Trillium erectum – Purple Trillium

Uvularia perfoliata – Bellwort

Native Plants That Grow In Rocky Soils

Acer rubrum –Red Maple

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi – Bearberry

Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Corydalis sempervirens – Pale Corydalis

Geranium robertianum – Herb Robert

Gaylussacia baccata – Black huckleberry

Hibiscus moscheutos – Swamp Rose Mallow

Pinus strobes – White pine

Potentilla tridentate – Three-toothed cinquefoil

Rhus typhina – Staghorn sumac

Rosa acicularis – Prickly wild rose

Solidago nemoralis – Grey Goldenrod

Native Plants That Grow In Sandy Soils

Acer rubrum –Red Maple

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Amelanchier arborea – Downy serviceberry

Anemone virginiana –Thimbleweed

Asclepias sullivantii – Prairie Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa – Butterflyweed

Betula papyrifera – White birch

Betula populifolia – Gray birch

Bouteloua curtipendula – Sideoats grama

Heliopsis helianthoides – False sunflower

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus horizontalis- Creeping juniper

Liatris aspera – Rough blazingstar

Lupinus perennis – Wild Lupin

Potentilla tridentate – Three-toothed cinquefoil

Rhus typhina – Staghorn sumac

Celastrus scandens – Climbing bittersweet

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Desmodium canadense – Showy tick trefoil

Echinacea pallida – Pale Purple Coneflower

Elymus Canadensis – Canada wild rye

Eupatorium purpureum – Sweet Joe Pye weed

Fragaria virginiana – Common strawberry

Gaultheria procumbens – Wintergreen

Gaylussacia baccata – Black huckleberry

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Sanguinaria canadensis – Bloodroot

Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem

Sheperdia canadensis – Buffaloberry

Solidago nemoralis – Grey Goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepis – Prairie dropseed

Viburnum lentago – Nannyberry

Viburnum trilobum – Highbush cranberry

Native Plants That Are Drought Tolerant

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Anaphalis margaritacea -Pearly Everlasting

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Asclepias tuberosa – Butterflyweed

Celastrus scandens –Climbing bittersweet

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Desmodium canadense – Showy tick trefoil

Elymus Canadensis – Canada wild rye

Euphorbia corollata – Flowering spurge

Geranium maculatum – Wild geranium

Heliopsis helianthoides – False sunflower

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus horizontalis- Creeping juniper

Juniperus virginiana – Eastern Red cedar

Liatris aspera – Rough blazingstar

Lupinus perennis – Wild Lupin

Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot

Picea glauca – White spruce

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem

Silphium perfoliatum – Cup Plant

Sisyrinchium angustifolium – Blue-eyed grass

Solidago rigida – Stiff goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepis – Prairie dropseed

Native Plants That Are Salt Tolerant

Amelanchier arborea – Downy serviceberry

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi – Bearberry

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus virginiana – Red cedar

Prunus virginiana – Choke cherry

Rhus typhina – Staghorn sumac

Vaccinium angustifolium – Low sweet blueberry

Vaccinium myrtilloide – Common Blueberry

Native Plants That Are Deer Resistant

Allium cernuum – Nodding onion

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Asclepias tuberosa – Butterflyweed

Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell

Celastrus scandens – Climbing bittersweet

Cornus amomum – Silky dogwood

Cornus racemosa- Gray dogwood

Cornus stolonifera – Red osier dogwood

Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf coreopsis

Ilex verticillata- Winterberry

Iris versicolor – Blue flag iris

Geranium maculatum – Wild geranium

Juniperus communis – Common juniper

Juniperus virginiana – Eastern Red cedar

Kalmia angustifolia – Sheep laurel

Penstemon digitalis – Smooth White Penstemon

Picea glauca – White spruce

Picea mariana – Black spruce

Pinus strobes – White pine

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem

Solidago rigida – Stiff goldenrod

Native Plants for Ground Cover

Anemone Canadensis – Canada Anemone

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi – Bearberry

Asarum canadense – Wild Ginger

Claytonia virginica – Spring Beauty

Celastrus scandens – Climbing bittersweet

Cornus Canadensis – Bunchberry

Fragaria virginiana – Common strawberry

Gaultheria procumbens – Wintergreen

Geranium robertianum – Herb Robert

Mitchella repens – Partridge-berry

Parthenocissus quinquefolia – Virginia creeper

Polygonatum biflorum – Solomon’s seal

Potentilla tridentate – Three-toothed cinquefoil

Vaccinium angustifolium – Low Sweet Blueberry

Waldstienia fragarioides – Barren Strawberry


Native Plants for the Septic Bed

Anemone Canadensis – Canada Anemone

Aquilegia Canadensis – Canada columbine

Aster novae-angliaeb – New England aster

Athyrium filix-femina – Lady fern

Bouteloua curtipendula – Sideoats grama

Echinacea pallida – Pale Purple Coneflower

Elymus Canadensis – Canada wild rye

Fragaria virginiana – Common strawberry

Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot

Penstemon digitalis – Smooth White Penstemon

Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan

Ratibida pinnata – Gray-headed coneflower

Solidago nemoralis – Grey Goldenrod

Solidago rigida – Stiff goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepis – Prairie dropseed

Waldstienia fragarioides – Barren Strawberry

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