Non-native Plants

Green stems of purple flowers and green leaves

Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Native to the majority of central and eastern North America, this deciduous shrub is typically found growing in meadows, open…

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Red leaves and green leaves

Japanese Pieris (Pieris japonica)

Also called Japanese andromeda, this evergreen shrub is native to Japan, Taiwan, and eastern China. It forms dense thickets in…

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Clusters of red berries on brown branches with orange and green leaves

Linden Arrowwood (Viburnum dilatatum)

Originally from East Asia, this deciduous shrub was introduced to the US as an ornamental plant in the early 19th…

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Clusters of white flowers on brown branches with a few green leaves

Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’)

The most common cultivar of Callery pear, this commercially available deciduous tree is originally from East Asia. It was imported…

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Black and red berries on a brown branch with green leaves

White Mulberry (Morus alba)

Native to India and central China, this rapidly spreading mulberry tree was introduced across the Americas, Australia, West Asia, and…

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Green needles and small brown pinecones

Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)

While native to most of eastern central Canada and the northeastern US, this evergreen fir’s range ends in western Massachusetts.…

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Four brown pinecones and green spruce needles

Norway Spruce (Picea abies)

Native to northern, central, and eastern Europe, this coniferous evergreen was brought to the Americas in the 18th century as…

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Dark red berries and green leaves

Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium)

Originally from western Eurasia and northern Africa, this deciduous tree’s yellow or red pitted fruits mature in the summer and…

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Shiny green oak leaves with a green acorn

English Oak (Quercus robur)

Though native to western Asia, northern Africa, and the majority of Europe, this deciduous tree was brought to North America in…

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A plant with shiny, maroon leaves

Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica purpurea)

Native from northern Sicily to southern Sweden and sweeping East to West across Europe, this ornamental tree is a variety…

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