Species Information

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This list of plants does not include all plants tht are native to the Eastern Woodlands, nor does it reflect the Farm's current inventory. For a list of currently available species, please see the current inventory.


Plants for Dry Soil and Sun

Annuals and Biennials
+ Arrowhead rattlebox (Crotalaria sagittalis)
+ Canada toadflax (Nuttallanthus canadensis)
+ Sweet everlasting (Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium)
+ Annual wooly bean (Strophostyles helvola)
+ Blue curls (Trichostema dichotomum)
+ Clasping Venus' looking glass (Triodanis perfoliata)
Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Nodding onion (Allium cernuum var. cernuum)
+ Pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)
+ Overlooked pussytoes (Antennaria neglecta)
+ Plaintain-leaved pussytoes (Antennaria plantaginifolia)
+ Butterfly plant (Asclepias tuberosa)
+ Green milkweed (Asclepias viridiflora)
+ Whorled milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)
+ Yellow wild indigo (Baptisia tinctoria)
+ Purple poppymallow (Callirhoe involucrata)
+ Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
+ Pasture thisle (Cirsium pumilum)
+ Tall tickseed (Coreopsis tripteris)
+ Rock harlequin (Corydalis sempervirens)
+ Button eryngo (Eryngium yuccifolium)
+ Flax-leaved aster (Ionactis linariifolius)
+ Wand bush clover (Lespedeza violacea)
+ Queendevil (Hieracium gronovii)
+ Spotted beebalm (Monarda punctata)
+ Wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium)
+ Hairy beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus)
+ Black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
+ Fringe-leaved petunia (Ruellia humilis)
+
Lyreleaf sage (Salvia lyrata)
+ Maryland senna (Senna marilandica)
+ Hairy goldenrod (Solidago hispida)
+ Gray goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)
+ Licorice goldenrod (Solidago odora)
+ Downy goldenrod (Solidago puberula)
+ Rand's goldenrod (Solidago simplex ssp. randii var. racemosa)
+ Showy goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)
+ White arrowleaf aster (Symphyothichum urophyllum)
+ Virginia tephrosia (Tephrosia virginiana)
+ Golden banner (Thermopsis villosa)
+ Narrow-leaved vervain (Verbena simplex)
+ Bird's foot violet (Viola pedata)
+ Arrowleaf violet (Viola sagitatta)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Arrowfeather threeawn (Aristida purpurascens)
+ Purple love grass (Eragrostis spectabilis)
+ Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ Bristly sarsaparilla (Aralia hispida)
+ Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana)
+ Fragrant sumac (Rhus aromatica)
+ Carolina rose (Rosa carolina)

Plants for Dry Soil and Shade

Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Tall thimbleweed (Anemone virginana)
+ Downy padoda plant (Blephilia ciliata)
+ Dittany (Cunila origanoides)
+ Striped gentian (Gentiana villosa)
+ Rattlesnake hawkweed (Hieracium venuosum)
+ American alumroot (Heuchera americana)
+ Violet wood sorrel (Oxalis violacea)
+ Tall rattlesnake root (Prenanthes altissima)
+ Hoary Mountain-mint (Pycnanthemum incanum)
+ Hoary skullcap (Scutellaria incana)
+ Wild pink (Silene caroliniana)
+ Forest goldenrod (Solidago arguta)
+ White goldenrod (Solidago bicolor)
+ Yellow pimpernel (Taenidia integerrrima)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Oak sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
+ Oak sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ Mapleleaf viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)

Plants for Medium Moisture Soil and Sun

Annuals and Biennials
+ Lyre-leaved rockcress (Arabis lyrata)
+ Partridge pea(Chamaecrista fasciculata)
+ Blue waxweed (Cuphea viscosissima)
+ Rose pink (Sabatia angularis)
Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Windflower (Anemone canadensis)
+ Pale plantian (Arnoglossum atriplicifolium)
+ Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
+ Canada milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis)
+ White doll's daisy (Boltonia asteroides)
+ Blue mistflower (Conoclinum colestinium)
+ Yellow fumewort (Corydalis flavula)
+ Tall larkspur (Delphinium exaltatum)
+ Roundleaf throughwort (Eupatorium rotundifolium)
+ Allegheny hawkweed (Hieracium paniculatum)
+ Bluets (Houstonia caerulea)
+ Dense blazingstar (Liatris spicata)
+ Palespike lobelia (Lobelia spicata var. spicata)
+ Eastern beebalm (Monarda bradburiana)
+ Wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
+ Narrow-leaf sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa)
+ Little evening primrose (Oenothera perennis)
+ Golden ragwort (Packera aurea)
+ Tall white beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)
+ Hoary Mountain-mint (Pycnanthemum incanum)
+ Clustered mountain-mint (Pycnanthemum muticum)
+ Virginia mountain-mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)
+ Meadow phlox (Phlox maculata)
+ Pinnate prairie coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)
+ Black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
+ Cut-leaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata)
+ Blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium)
+ Smooth blue aster (Symphyotrichum laeve)
+ Lance-leaved violet (Viola lanceolata)
+ Culver's root (Veronicastrum virginicum)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
+ Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus)
+ Bush's sedge (Carex bushii)
+ Bottlebrush grass (Elymus hystrix)
+ Slender beadgrass (Paspalum setaceum)
+ Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
+ Indian-grass (Sorghastrum nutans)
+ Eastern gammagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides)
Herbaceous Perennials--Ferns
+ Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
+ Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
Vines and Lianas
+ Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla)
+ Virgin's bower (Clematis virginiana)
+ Trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)
+ Climbing hempvine (Mikania scandens)
+ Purple passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americanus)
+ White fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus)
+ Sweetfern (Comptonia peregrina)
+ Gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa)
+ Shrubby St. John's wort (Hypericum prolificum)
+ Northern bayberry (Morella pensylvanica)
+ Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)
+ American plum (Prunus americana)
+ Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)

Plants for Medium Moisture Soil and Shade

Annuals and Biennials
+ Hog Peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata)
+ Smooth rockcress (Arabis laevigata)
+ Tall bellflower (Campanulastrum americanum)
Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Doll's eyes (Actaea pachypoda)
+ Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa)
+ Yellow giant hyssop (Agastache nepetoides)
+ Ramps (Allium tricoccum)
+ Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
+ Wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
+ Wild ginger (Asarum canadense)
+ Poke milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)
+ Spreading chervil (Chaerophyllum procumbens)
+ Spring beauty (Claytonia virginica)
+ Dutchman's breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
+ Wild bleeding heart (Dicentra eximia)
+ White wood aster (Eurybia divaricata)
+ Big-leaf aster (Eurybia macrophylla)
+ Hairy alumroot (Heuchera villosa var. villosa)
+ Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
+ Yellow star-grass (Hypoxis hirsuta)
+ Canada mayflower (Maianthemum canadense)
+ False Solomon's seal (Maianthemum racemosum)
+ Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
+ Early saxifrage (Micranthes virginiensis)
+ Partridge berry (Mitchella repens)
+ Whorled wood aster (Oclemena acuminata)
+ Stiff goldenrod (Oligoneuron rigidum)
+ Violet wood sorrel (Oxalis violacea)
+ Wood betony (Pedicualris canadensis)
+ Wild blue phlox (Phlox divaricata)
+ Creeping phlox (Phlox stolonifera)
+ Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)
+ Spreading Jacob's ladder (Polemonium reptans)
+ Solomon's seal (Polygonatum biflorum)
+ Hoary mountain mint (Pycnanthemum incanum)
+ Limestone petunia (Ruellia strepens)
+ Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
+ Late Figwort (Scrophularia marilandica)
+ Mad dog skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)
+ Starry campion (Silene stellata)
+ Wreath goldenrod (Solidago caesia)
+ Zigzag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)
+ Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia)
+ Large-flowered bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)
+ Large-flowered valerian (Valeriana pauciflora)
+ Striped cream violet (Viola striata)
+ Common blue violet (Viola sororia)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ James' sedge (Carex jamesii)
+ Seersucker sedge (Carex plantaginea)
+ Rosy sedge (Carex rosea)
+ Obovate beakgrain (Diarrhena obovata)
Herbaceous Perennials--Ferns
+ Maidenhair fern (Adiantum pedatum)
+ Hay scented fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula)
+ Marginal wood fern (Dryopteris marginalis)
+ Christmas fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)
+ Netted chain fern (Woodwardia areolata)
Vines and Lianas
+ Ground nut (Apios americana)
+ Moonseed (Menispermum canadense)
+ Fox grape (Vitis labrusca)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)
+ Paw paw tree (Asimina triloba)
+
American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)
+ Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
+ Strawberry bush (Euonymus americanus)
+ Black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
+ Dangleberry (Gaylussacia frondosa)
+ Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
+ Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
+ Wild hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens)
+ Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
+ Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
+ Coralberry (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus)
+ Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
+ Lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)
+ Deerberry (Vaccinium stamineum)
+ Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)
+ Nannyberry viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)

Plants for Wet Soil and Sun

Annuals and Biennials
+ Nodding beggartick (Bidens cernua)
Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Rose milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
+ Virginia dayflower (Commelina virginica)
+ Flat-top aster (Doellingeria umbellata)
+ Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
+ Grass-leaved goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)
+ Trumpet joe-pye weed (Eutrochium fistulosum)
+ Botttle gentain (Gentiana clausa)
+ Sweet-scented Indian plantain (Hasteola suaveolens)
+ Narrow-leaf sunflower (Helianthus angistifolius)
+ Helen's flower (Helenium autumnale)
+ Halberdleaf rosemallow (Hibiscus laevis)
+ Blue flag (Iris versicolor)
+ Turk's cap lily (Lilium superbum)
+ Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
+ Seed box (Ludwigia alternifolia)
+ Lowland yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia hybrida)
+ Allegheny monkey flower (Mimulus ringens)
+ Beebalm (Monarda didyma)
+ Ditch stonecrop (Penthorum sedoides)
+ Obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)
+ Narrowleaf mountain mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium)
+ Hyssop skullcap (Scutellaria integrifolia)
+ American senna (Senna hebecarpa)
+ Bear's foot (Smallanthus uvedalius)
+ Seaside goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)
+ New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
+ Wild germander (Teucrium canadense var. canadense)
+ Orangefruit horse gentian (Triosteum aurantiacum)
+ Blue verbena (Verbena hastata)
+ Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis)
+ Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Bushy bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus)
+ Needle spike rush (Eleocharis acicularis)
+ Riverbank wild rye (Elymus riparius)
+ Gray's sedge (Carex grayi)
Vines and Lianas
+ Ground nut (Apios americana)
+ Moonseed (Menispermum canadense)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ Red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia)
+ River birch (Betula nigra)
+ Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
+ Leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
+ Silky dogwood (Cornus amomum)
+ American hazelnut (Corylus americana)
+ American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
+ Swamp rose (Rosa paulustris)
+ American black elderberry (Sambuca nigra var. canadensis)
+ White meadowsweet (Spiraea alba)
+ Steeple-bush (Spiraea tomentosa)
+ Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
+ Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
+ Northern Arrowood (Viburnum recognitum)

Plants for Wet Soil and Shade

Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Meadow garlic (Allium canadense var. canadense)
+ Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
+
Yellow marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)
+ Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)
+ Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)
+ Blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)
+ Fringed loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)
+ Crooked-stem aster (Symphyotrichum prenanthoides)
+ Marsh blue violet (Viola cucullata)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Leafy bulrush (Scirpus polyphyllus)
+ Leafy bulrush (Scirpus polyphyllus)
Herbaceous Perennials--Ferns
+ Ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)
+ Sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)
+ Netted chain fern (Woodwardia areolata)
Woody Trees and Shrubs
+ Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
+ Common ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)
+ Common hop tree (Ptelea trifoliata)
+ Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)

Emergent and Submergent Aquatics

Herbaceous Perennials--Forbs
+ Arrow arum (Peltandra virginica)
+ Pickerel weed (Pontederia cordata)
+ Lizard's tail (Saururus cernuus)
Herbaceous Perennials--Graminoids
+ Three square bulrush (Schoenplectus pungens)
+ Softstem bulrush (Schoenplectus tabernaemontani)