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 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

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 Wet - saturated
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Iowa Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Iowa. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state.

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Actaea pachypodaWhite baneberry
Dolls eyes
Acer rubrumRed maple
Scarlet maple
Actaea rubraRed baneberry
Acer saccharinumSilver maple
Soft maple
White maple
Acer saccharumSugar maple
Northern sugar maple
Adiantum pedatumNorthern maidenhair
Maidenhair Fern
Aesculus glabraOhio buckeye
Texas buckeye
Fetid buckeye
Horse chestnut
Allium canadenseMeadow garlic
Wild garlic
Wild onion
Alnus incanaGray alder
Speckled alder
Allium stellatumAutumn onion
Prairie onion
Amelanchier arboreaCommon serviceberry
Downy serviceberry
Shadbush
Juneberry
Junebush
Shadblow
Sarvis
Amorpha canescensLeadplant
Leadplant amorpha
Prairie shoestring
Amorpha fruticosaIndigo bush
False indigo bush
False indigo
Desert false indigo
Anemone canadensisCanadian anemone
Round-leaf thimbleweed
Canada anemone
Windflower
Meadow anemone
Anemone cylindricaCandle anemone
Long-head thimbleweed
Thimbleweed
Andropogon gerardiiBig bluestem
Turkeyfoot
Andropogon halliiSand bluestem
Aquilegia canadensisEastern red columbine
Wild red columbine
Arisaema triphyllumJack in the pulpit
Indian jack in the pulpit
Jack-in-the-pulpit
Asarum canadenseCanadian wild ginger
Wild ginger
Asclepias incarnataSwamp milkweed
Pink Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly milkweed
Orange milkweed
Pleurisy root
Asclepias verticillataWhorled milkweed
Eastern whorled milkweed
Athyrium filix-feminaCommon ladyfern
Lady fern
Ladyfern
Subarctic lady fern
Baptisia albaWhite wild indigo
White baptisia
Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaeaLongbract wild indigo
Cream false indigo
Plains wild indigo
Cream wild indigo
Large-bracted wild indigo
Betula nigraRiver birch
Red birch
Black birch
Betula papyriferaPaper birch
Canoe birch
White birch
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats grama
Bouteloua gracilisBlue grama
Bromus kalmiiArctic brome
Prairie brome
Wild chess
Campanulastrum americanumAmerican bellflower
American-bellflower
Tall bellflower
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican hornbeam
Blue beech
Musclewood
Ironwood
Calamagrostis canadensisBluejoint
Callirhoe involucrataWinecup
Purple poppy mallow
Carya ovataShagbark hickory
Caltha palustrisYellow marsh marigold
Yellow marsh-marigold
Cowslip
Carex pensylvanicaPennsylvania sedge
Campanula rotundifoliaBluebell bellflower
Bluebell-of-Scotland
Harebell
Carex stipataAwlfruit sedge
Awl-fruited sedge
Stalk-grain sedge
Ceanothus americanusNew Jersey tea
Redroot
Cercis canadensisEastern redbud
Redbud
Celtis occidentalisCommon hackberry
Nettle tree
Cephalanthus occidentalisCommon buttonbush
Buttonbush
Button willow
Celastrus scandensAmerican bittersweet
Chamerion angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumFireweed
Narrow-leaf fireweed
Willow herb
Chamaecrista fasciculataPartridge pea
Sleepingplant
Sensitive plant
Chelone glabraWhite turtlehead
Cornus alternifoliaAlternateleaf dogwood
Alternate-leaf dogwood
Pagoda dogwood
Corylus americanaAmerican hazelnut
American filbert
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