Native Species Plant List

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Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay Native Plant List Compiled by Bob Bittenbender, Maine Audubon

Common Name

Scientific Name

 

 

Speckled Alder

Alnus rugosa

A R

Smooth Alder 

Alnus serrulata

 

Servtceberry   

Amelanchier arborea

A R

Shadblow Serviceberry   

Amelanchier canadensis

A R

Running Serviceberry     

Amelanchier stolonifera

 

Bog Rosemary                  

Andromeda palifalia

A R

Common Bearberry         

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

A R

Black Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa

A R

     

Common Buttonbush     

Cephalanthus ocddentalis

A R

Summer Sweet                 

Clethra alnifolia

A R

Sweetfern

Comptonia peregrina

A R

Alternate-leaf Dogwood 

Cornus alternifolia

A R

Silky dogwood

Cornus amomum

A R

Bunchberry

Cornus Canadensis

A R

Gray dogwood                 

Cornus racemosa

A R

Redosier Dogwood        

Comus stolonifera or sericea

A R

American Filbert (Hazel) 

Corylus americana

A R

Leatherwood

Dirca palustris

 

Checkerberry (Wintergreen)

Gaultheria procumbens

A R

Black Huckleberry

Gaylassacia baccata

R

Dwarf Huckleberry          

Gaylassada dumosa

R

Dangleberry (blue huckleberry)

Gaylussacia frondosa

R

Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virgineana

A R

Smooth Winterberry        

Ilex laevigata

R

Common Winterberry

Ilex verticillata

A R

Common Juniper              

Juniperus communis

A R

Creeping Juniper              

Juniperus horizontalis

A R

Red Cedar Juniperus Virginiana L  

Mountain laurel                

Kalmia latifolia

A R

Common spicebush      

Lindera benzoin

A R

Partridgeberry

Mitchella repens

NRA R

Northern Bayberry      

Myrica pensylvanica

A R

Virginia creeper      

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

 

Evening Primrose Oenothera Biennis  

Bush Cinquefoil

Potentilla fruticosa

A R

Beach Plum

Prunus maritima

A R

Pin or Wild Red Cherry

Prunus pensylvanica

 

Common Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

 

Rhodora

Rhododendron canadense

A R

Rosebay Rhododendron

Rhododendron maximum

A R

Swamp Azalea           

Rhododendron viscosum

A R

Flameleaf Sumac

Rhus copaliina

 

Smooth Sumac

Rhus glabra

 

Staghorn Sumac

Rhus typhina

 

Meadow Rose

Rosa blanda

R

Pasture Rose

Rosa carolina

R

Virginia Rose

Rosa virginiana

R

Allegany Blackberry

Rubus alleghenienus

 

Pussy Willow

Salix discolor

A R

American Elder

Sambucus canadensis

A R

Scarlet Elder

Sambucus pubens (rubrum)

 

Russet Buffaloberry

Shepherdia canadensis

 

Common Greenbrier

Smilax rotundifolia

 

Broadleaf Meadowsweet

Spirea latifolia

A R

Hardhack (steeplebush)

Spirea  tomentosa

A R

American bladdernut

Staphylea trifolia

 

Common Snowberry

Symphoricarpus Albus

 

Canada Yew

Taxus canadensis

A R

Eastern Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis

A

Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium augustifolium

A R

Highbush blueberry

Vaccinium corybosum

A R

American Cranberry Vine

Vaccinium macrocarpon

A R

Cowberry (lingonberry)

Vaccinium vitis-ideaa

A R

Mountain Cranberry

Vaccinium vitis-idea minus

A R

Mapleleaf Viburnum

Viburnum acerifolia

R

Hobblebush

Viburnum alnifolium

R

Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum

A R

Nannyberry

Viburnum lentago

A R

American Cranberry Bush

Viburnum trilobum

A R

 

Key;

   A= available in nurseries

   R= recommended  

   NRA= not readily available