Native Plants

White flowers on a green stem

Coastal Sweet Pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia)

Typically found around wetland bogs, stream banks, and shorelines through eastern North America and along the coastline to Texas, this…

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Clusters of blue-gray berries on brown branches with green leaves

Small Bayberry (Morella caroliniensis)

Well adapted to salt spray and soils ranging from droughted to drenched, this deciduous shrub is nearly ubiquitous throughout its…

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Three black berries and two green berries on a brown branch with green leaves

Black Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Native to dry or moist forests, meadows, and woodlands throughout the eastern half of North America, this deciduous shrub prefers…

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Clusters of green berries and green leaves

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Often found growing next to poison ivy, this deciduous flowering vine has a native range that spans central and eastern…

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Green leaves

Bear Oak (Quercus ilicifolia)

Also called scrub oak because of its gnarly branches, this deciduous shrub is widespread throughout its native range within the…

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Green leaves with purple berries and white berries

Lowbush Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

Native to the northeastern US and central-eastern Canada, this low-growing shrub is often found growing in forest understories, meadows, upland…

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Clusters of blueberries with green leaves

Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)

Though naturalized across Europe, Japan, New Zealand, and the Pacific Northwest, this deciduous shrub and significant food crop is native…

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Cluster of white flowers on green leaves

Smooth Arrowwood (Viburnum recognitum)

Aptly named, the straight stems of this deciduous shrub were often used by Indigenous peoples to make arrow shafts throughout…

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Green leaves on a green vine

Common Greenbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)

Widespread in its native range throughout the eastern US and southeastern Canada, this woody vine climbs over vegetation and structures…

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Shiny green leaves

Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea)

Named for the color of its autumn foliage, this deciduous oak has smooth, deeply-lobed leaves that flush from a glossy…

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