Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Plants We Use

These are the plants we use most often

Please choose a Plant Classification from the list below to view the plants.

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Acer saccharum, Sugar Maple

Deciduous Trees

Deciduous trees are trees that drop their leaves for part of the year. They are found in temperate and tropical climates all over the world. Deciduous trees have broad flat leaves […]
Abies balsamea, Balsam Fir

Evergreens

Evergreens are trees that have foliage year round. The term “evergreen” means that trees will keep growing leaves as other leaves fall off. Most people think of Pine and Christmas […]
Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass

Grasses

Grasses can be classified as any of many low, green, nonwoody plants belonging to the grass family (Poaceae), the sedge family (Cyperaceae), and the rush family (Juncaceae). There are many […]
Aquilegia canadensis, Wild Columbine

Perennials - Partial Sun

A perennial plant is a plant that lives for more than two years. Many perennials grow and bloom over spring and summer, die back during fall and winter, and grow again the […]
Aster novae-angliae, New England Aster

Perennials - Sun

A perennial plant is a plant that lives for more than two years. Many perennials grow and bloom over spring and summer, die back during fall and winter, and grow again the […]
Cornus racemosa, Gray Dogwood

Shrubs

A shrub or bush is a small to medium-sized woody plant. Unlike herbs, shrubs have persistent woody stems above the ground. They are distinguished from trees by their multiple stems […]
Amelanchier laevis or arborea or interior, Serviceberry

Under-Story Trees

Quite simply, Under-Story Trees are a shrub or tree that is small enough and sufficiently shade tolerant to thrive under the canopies of other, taller trees. The types of Under-Story […]
Clematis virginiana, Virgin_s Bower

Vines

A vine is any plant with a growth habit of trailing or scandent (that is, climbing) stems, lianas or runners. In parts of the world, the term “the vine” applies […]
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