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Kentucky Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Kentucky. 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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Achillea millefoliumCommon yarrow
Yarrow
Milfoil
Western yarrow
Acer negundoAsh-leaf maple
Ash-leaved maple
Box elder
Boxelder
Fresno de guajuco
Acer pensylvanicumStriped maple
Moosewood
Acer rubrum var. rubrumRed maple
Acer saccharumSugar maple
Northern sugar maple
Aesculus flavaSweet buckeye
Yellow buckeye
Aesculus glabraOhio buckeye
Texas buckeye
Fetid buckeye
Horse chestnut
Ageratina altissima var. altissimaWhite snakeroot
Amelanchier arboreaCommon serviceberry
Downy serviceberry
Shadbush
Juneberry
Junebush
Shadblow
Sarvis
Amelanchier canadensisCanadian serviceberry
Canadian service-berry
Shadblow serviceberry
Juneberry
Shadbush
Junebush
Aquilegia canadensisEastern red columbine
Wild red columbine
Aralia spinosaDevil's walkingstick
Devil's walking-stick
Prickly Ash
Hercules club
Angelica tree
Asclepias incarnataSwamp milkweed
Pink Milkweed
Asimina trilobaPawpaw
Indian banana
Common pawpaw
Betula lentaSweet birch
Cherry birch
Black birch
Mahogany birch
Betula nigraRiver birch
Red birch
Black birch
Carya albaMockernut hickory
Big bud hickory
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican hornbeam
Blue beech
Musclewood
Ironwood
Carya cordiformisBitternut hickory
Swamp hickory
Carya glabraPignut hickory
Broom hickory
Castanea pumilaChinkapin
Allegheny chinquapin
Allegheny-chinkapin
Chinquapin
Campsis radicansTrumpet creeper
Trumpet vine
Common trumpet creeper
Cow vine
Ceanothus americanusNew Jersey tea
Redroot
Cercis canadensis var. canadensisEastern redbud
Cephalanthus occidentalisCommon buttonbush
Buttonbush
Button willow
Chionanthus virginicusWhite fringetree
Fringe tree
Grancy Graybeard
Cornus alternifoliaAlternateleaf dogwood
Alternate-leaf dogwood
Pagoda dogwood
Coreopsis auriculataLobed tickseed
Early coreopsis
Eared coreopsis
Dwarf tickseed
Conoclinium coelestinumBlue mistflower
Wild ageratum
Blue boneset
Mistflower
Cornus floridaFlowering dogwood
Virginia dogwood
Comptonia peregrinaSweet fern
Sweet-fern
Coreopsis tinctoriaPlains coreopsis
Golden tickseed
Goldenwave
Calliopsis
Diospyros virginianaCommon persimmon
Eastern persimmon
Echinacea pallidaPale purple coneflower
Pale coneflower
Echinacea purpureaEastern purple coneflower
Purple coneflower
Euonymus americanusAmerican strawberry-bush
Strawberry bush
Brook euonymus
Hearts-a-burstin
Bursting-heart
Wahoo
Eutrochium fistulosumJoe-pye Weed
Trumpetweed
Queen of the Meadow
Hollow Joe-pye Weed
Fagus grandifoliaAmerican beech
Fraxinus americanaWhite ash
Hamamelis virginianaWitch hazel
American witch hazel
Helianthus angustifoliusSwamp sunflower
Narrowleaf sunflower
Narrow-leaved sunflower
Helenium autumnaleCommon sneezeweed
Fall sneezeweed
Autumn sneezeweed
Hydrangea arborescensWild hydrangea
Sevenbark
Hypericum prolificumShrubby St. Johnswort
Ilex opacaAmerican holly
Christmas holly
Juglans nigraBlack walnut
Eastern black walnut
Juniperus virginianaEastern red cedar
Eastern redcedar
Virginia juniper
Kalmia latifoliaMountain laurel
Calico bush
Kalmia
Lindera benzoinNorthern spicebush
Spicebush
Wild allspice
Liatris squarrosaScaly blazing star
Scaly gayfeather
Scaly liatris
Liquidambar styracifluaSweetgum
American sweetgum
Liriodendron tulipiferaTulip tree
Tulip poplar
Yellow poplar
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal flower
Lonicera sempervirensCoral honeysuckle
Trumpet honeysuckle
Woodbine
Lobelia siphilitica var. siphiliticaGreat blue lobelia
Lupinus perennisSundial lupine
Wild lupine
Magnolia acuminataCucumbertree
Cucumber tree
Mountain magnolia
Magnolia tripetalaUmbrella tree
Umbrella magnolia
Magnolia virginianaSweetbay
Sweetbay magnolia
Swampbay
Swamp magnolia
Small magnolia
Beaver tree
Mertensia virginicaVirginia bluebells
Morella ceriferaWax myrtle
Southern bayberry
Candleberry
Monarda citriodoraLemon beebalm
Purple horsemint
Lemon mint
Plains horsemint
Lemon horsemint
Horsemint
Purple lemon mint
Monarda didymaScarlet beebalm
Oswego tea
Red bergamot
Monarda fistulosaWild bergamot
Beebalm
Nyssa sylvaticaBlackgum
Black tupelo
Sourgum
Tupelo
Pepperridge
Oenothera fruticosaNarrowleaf evening-primrose
Narrow-leaf evening-primrose
Sundrops
Oxydendrum arboreumSourwood
Sorrel tree
Passiflora incarnataPurple passionflower
Purple passion vine
Maypop
Apricot vine
Penstemon canescensEastern gray penstemon
Eastern gray beardtongue
Penstemon digitalisMississippi penstemon
Mississippi beardtongue
Smooth white penstemon
Smooth white beardtongue
Talus slope penstemon
Talus slope beardtongue
Foxglove penstemon
Foxglove beardtongue
Penstemon laevigatusEastern smooth penstemon
Eastern smooth beardtongue
Smooth penstemon
Smooth beardtongue
Eastern penstemon
Eastern beardtongue
Hairy penstemon
Hairy beardtongue
Phlox divaricataWild blue phlox
Louisiana phlox
Blue woodland phlox
Sweet william
Wild sweet william
Physocarpus opulifoliusAtlantic ninebark
Common ninebark
Pinus echinataShortleaf pine
Yellow pine
Spruce pine
Pinus pungensTable Mountain pine
Hickory pine
Prickly pine
Pinus rigidaPitch pine
Torch pine
Picea rubensRed spruce
Pinus strobusEastern white pine
Weymouth pine
Pinus taedaLoblolly pine
Old field pine
Bull pine
Rosemary pine
Pinus virginianaVirginia pine
Jersey pine
Scrub pine
Platanus occidentalisAmerican sycamore
Buttonwood
Plane-tree
Sycamore
Polemonium reptansGreek valerian
Greek-valerian
Jacob's Ladder
Prunus americanaAmerican plum
Wild plum
Prunus serotinaBlack cherry
Rum cherry
Prunus virginianaChokecherry
Common chokecherry
Choke cherry
Ptelea trifoliataWafer ash
Common hoptree
Hop tree
Quercus albaWhite oak
Northern white oak
Stave Oak
Ridge White Oak
Forked-leaf White Oak
Quercus coccineaScarlet oak
Red oak
Quercus imbricariaShingle oak
Laurel oak
Quercus muehlenbergiiChinkapin oak
Chinquapin oak
Chestnut oak
Yellow chestnut oak
Yellow oak
Rock chestnut oak
Rock oak
Quercus palustrisPin oak
Swamp Spanish oak
Quercus phellosWillow oak
Quercus stellataPost oak
Quercus virginianaCoastal live oak
Southern live oak
Live oak
Rhus aromaticaFragrant sumac
Aromatic sumac
Lemon sumac
Polecat bush
Rhododendron calendulaceumFlame azalea
Rhododendron catawbienseCatawba rosebay
Purple rhododendron
Red laurel
Catawba rhododendron
Mountain rosebay
Rhus glabraSmooth sumac
Rhododendron maximumGreat laurel
Wild rhododendron
Rosebay rhododendron
White laurel
Rosebay
Rhododendron prinophyllumEarly azalea
Roseshell azalea
Woolly azalea
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