Native Plant Network

The Native Plant Network is devoted to the sharing of information on how to propagate native plants of North America (Canada, Mexico, and US).


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Abies amabilis Cascade fir, Lovely fir, Pacific silver fir, White fir Perennial Tree Shade Moist
Abies balsamea Balsam Fir Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Abies concolor White fir, Balsam fir, Colorado fir, Concolor fir, Silver fir, White balsam, Oyamel de California Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade
Abies fraseri Fraser fir, She-balsam Perennial Tree Shade
Abies grandis Giant fir, Grand fir Perennial Tree Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Abies lasiocarpa Subalpine fir Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Abies magnifica California red fir, Red fir Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Abies procera Noble fir Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Abronia latifolia Coastal sand verbena, Yellow Sand Verbena Perennial Herb
Abronia umbellata Beach Sand Verbena, Pink sand verbena Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Acacia greggii Gregg acacia, Gregg's acacia, Gregg catclaw acacia, Gregg's catclaw acacia, Gregg catclaw, Gregg's catclaw, Texas catclaw acacia, Texas catclaw, Long-flowered catclaw acacia, Longflower catclaw acacia, Long-flowered catclaw, Longflower catclaw, Catclaw acacia, Catclaw, Devil's claw, Uņa de gato Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Acer glabrum Rocky Mountain maple Perennial Tree Sun
Acer macrophyllum Bigleaf maple, Big-leaf maple Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Acer negundo Box elder, Box elder maple, Ash-leaved maple, Ashleaf maple, Red River maple, Fresno de guajuco Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Acer pensylvanicum Striped maple, Moosewood Perennial Tree Shade, Part-shade Moist
Acer rubrum Red maple, Scarlet maple, Soft maple Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist
Acer saccharinum Silver maple, Soft maple, White maple Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Acer saccharum Sugar maple, Northern sugar maple Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Achillea millefolium Common yarrow, Western yarrow, Yarrow, Milfoil Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Achnatherum coronatum Giant rice grass, Giant ricegrass, Needle-and-thread grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass, Indian Millet, Sandgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Achnatherum speciosum Desert needlegrass, Desert rice grass, Spear grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Actaea pachypoda White baneberry, Dolls eyes Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Actaea rubra Red baneberry Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Adenocaulon bicolor American trailplant, Pathfinder Perennial Herb
Aesculus californica California buckeye Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Aesculus flava Sweet buckeye, Yellow buckeye Perennial Tree Shade Moist
Aesculus glabra Ohio buckeye, Texas buckeye, Fetid buckeye, Horse chestnut Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Agalinis fasciculata Beach false foxglove Annual Herb
Agastache urticifolia Nettleleaf giant hyssop, Nettle-leaf Horsemint Perennial Subshrub Part-shade
Agave utahensis Utah agave Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Agoseris glauca Pale agoseris, Pale mountain dandelion, False dandelion Perennial Herb Sun
Agoseris heterophylla Annual agoseris Annual Herb
Agrostis hyemalis Winter bentgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Agrostis scabra Fly-away grass, Rough bent, Rough bentgrass, Ticklegrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Allium burdickii Narrowleaf wild leek Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade
Allium cernuum Nodding onion Perennial Herb Sun Moist