Allegheny Native Plants

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Abies balsamea
Balsam fir, Balsam

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Acalypha gracilens
Slender threeseed mercury

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Acalypha ostryifolia
Pineland threeseed mercury, Hop-hornbeam copperleaf

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Acalypha rhomboidea
Common threeseed mercury, Virginia threeseed mercury

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Acalypha virginica
Virginia threeseed mercury

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Acer negundo
Ash-leaf maple, Ash-leaved maple, Box elder, Boxelder, Fresno de guajuco

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Acer nigrum
Black maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Acer pensylvanicum
Striped maple, Moosewood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Acer rubrum
Red maple, Scarlet maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Acer saccharinum
Silver maple, Soft maple, White maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Acer saccharum
Sugar maple, Northern sugar maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Acer spicatum
Mountain maple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Moist

Acorus americanus
Sweetflag

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Actaea pachypoda
White baneberry, Dolls eyes

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Actaea racemosa var. racemosa
Black cohosh, Black bugbane, Bugbane, Black snakeroot, Fairy candles

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Adiantum pedatum
Northern maidenhair, Maidenhair Fern

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Aesculus flava
Sweet buckeye, Yellow buckeye

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade
Water: Moist

Aesculus glabra
Ohio buckeye, Texas buckeye, Fetid buckeye, Horse chestnut

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Aesculus parviflora
Bottlebrush buckeye

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Agalinis fasciculata
Beach false foxglove

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Agalinis paupercula
Smallflower false foxglove

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Agalinis purpurea
Purple false foxglove, Purple gerardia, Gerardia

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Agalinis tenuifolia
Slenderleaf false foxglove

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Agastache foeniculum
Blue giant hyssop, Blue giant-hyssop, Fragrant giant hyssop, Lavender hyssop, Anise hyssop

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Agastache nepetoides
Yellow giant hyssop

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Agastache scrophulariifolia
Purple giant hyssop, Purple giant-hyssop

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Moist

Agrimonia gryposepala
Tall hairy agrimony, Agrimony

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Agrimonia striata
Roadside agrimony

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Agrostis scabra
Fly-away grass, Rough bent, Rough bentgrass, Ticklegrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aletris farinosa
White colicroot, Colic root, Unicorn root

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Allium canadense
Meadow garlic, Wild garlic, Wild onion

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Allium cernuum
Nodding onion

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Allium tricoccum
Wild leek, Ramp

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water: Moist

Alnus incana
Gray alder, Speckled alder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Alnus serrulata
Hazel alder, Brookside alder, Tag alder, Common alder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Alnus viridis
Green alder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet

Amaranthus palmeri
Carelessweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Annual ragweed, Short ragweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Ambrosia psilostachya
Cuman ragweed, Western ragweed, Perennial ragweed, Common ragweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Ambrosia trifida
Great ragweed, Giant ragweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Amelanchier arborea
Common serviceberry, Downy serviceberry, Shadbush, Juneberry, Junebush, Shadblow, Sarvis

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Amelanchier bartramiana
Oblongfruit serviceberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Amelanchier canadensis
Canadian serviceberry, Canadian service-berry, Shadblow serviceberry, Juneberry, Shadbush, Junebush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Amelanchier humilis
Low serviceberry, Low shadblow

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Amelanchier laevis
Allegheny serviceberry, Allegheny service-berry, Serviceberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Amelanchier obovalis
Coastal juneberry, Coastal service-berry, Coastal serviceberry, Shadbush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Amelanchier sanguinea
Roundleaf serviceberry, Red-twig serviceberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Amelanchier stolonifera
Running serviceberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Ammannia coccinea
Valley redstem, Scarlet tooth-cup

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Amphiachyris dracunculoides
Prairie broomweed, Broomweed

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Amphicarpaea bracteata
American hogpeanut

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
Light:
Water:

Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia
Common fiddleneck, Intermediate fiddleneck

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Anaphalis margaritacea
Western pearly everlasting, Pearly-everlasting

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Andromeda polifolia
Bog rosemary, Bog-rosemary

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Andropogon gerardii
Big bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Andropogon glomeratus
Bushy bluestem, Brushy bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Wet, Moist

Andropogon virginicus
Broomsedge bluestem, Broom-sedge

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Anemone canadensis
Canadian anemone, Round-leaf thimbleweed, Canada anemone, Windflower, Meadow anemone

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Anemone virginiana
Tall thimbleweed, Thimbleweed, Tall anemone

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Angelica atropurpurea
Purplestem angelica

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Angelica venenosa
Hairy angelica

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Anoda cristata
Crested anoda

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Antennaria howellii
Howell's pussytoes

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Antennaria neglecta
Field pussytoes, Prairie everlasting

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Antennaria parlinii
Parlin's pussytoes, Ladies' tobacco

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Antennaria plantaginifolia
Plantain-leaf Pussytoes, Woman's tobacco, Ladies' tobacco, Everlasting, Mouse ear

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Antennaria solitaria
Singlehead pussytoes

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Aplectrum hyemale
Adam and Eve

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Apocynum androsaemifolium
Spreading dogbane, Bitterroot, Flytrap dogbane

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Aquilegia canadensis
Eastern red columbine, Wild red columbine

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Arabis glabra
Tower rockcress

Duration: Annual, Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Arabis hirsuta
Hairy rockcress

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Arabis lyrata
Lyrate rockcress, Lyre-leaf Rockcress

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Aralia nudicaulis
Wild sarsaparilla

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Moist

Aralia racemosa
American spikenard

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Aralia spinosa
Devil's walkingstick, Devil's walking-stick, Prickly Ash, Hercules club, Angelica tree

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Kinnikinnick, Red bearberry, Kinnikinnik

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Arethusa bulbosa
Dragon's mouth, Swamp Pink

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water: Wet

Arisaema dracontium
Green dragon, Dragonroot, Greendragon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Moist

Arisaema triphyllum
Jack in the pulpit, Indian jack in the pulpit, Jack-in-the-pulpit

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Aristida oligantha
Prairie threeawn, Oldfield (Prairie) 3-awn, Oldfield threeawn

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aristolochia macrophylla
Pipevine, Dutchman's pipe

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Aristolochia serpentaria
Virginia snakeroot, Virginia dutchmanspipe

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water: Dry

Arnica acaulis
Common leopardbane

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade
Water: Moist

Artemisia campestris
Field sagewort

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water: Dry

Artemisia ludoviciana
Louisiana artemisia, Louisiana sage, White sage, Prairie sage, Silver sage, White sagebrush, Louisiana wormwood, Silver wormwood, Louisiana sagewort, Gray sagewort, Cudweed sagewort, Mugwort wormwood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aruncus dioicus
Bride's feathers, Goat's beard

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Asarum canadense
Canadian wild ginger, Wild ginger

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Asclepias amplexicaulis
Clasping milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Asclepias exaltata
Poke milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Asclepias incarnata
Swamp milkweed, Pink Milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Asclepias purpurascens
Purple milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Asclepias quadrifolia
Fourleaf milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Asclepias rubra
Red Milkweed, Tall Pink Bog Milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Asclepias syriaca
Common milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Asclepias tuberosa
Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root, Chigger flower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Asclepias variegata
Redring milkweed, White-flowered milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Asclepias verticillata
Whorled milkweed, Eastern whorled milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Asclepias viridiflora
Green milkweed, Green comet milkweed, Green antelopehorn milkweed, Green-flowered milkweed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Asimina triloba
Pawpaw, Indian banana, Common pawpaw

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Asplenium platyneuron
Ebony spleenwort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Fern
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Asplenium trichomanes
Maidenhair spleenwort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb, Fern
Light: Sun, Shade
Water: Moist

Astragalus canadensis
Canadian milkvetch, Canada milkvetch, Milk vetch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Dry

Athyrium filix-femina
Common ladyfern, Lady fern, Ladyfern, Subarctic lady fern

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb, Fern
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Atriplex prostrata
Triangle orache

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Aureolaria pedicularia var. pedicularia
Fernleaf yellow false foxglove

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Azolla caroliniana
Carolina mosquitofern

Duration: Annual
Habit: Fern
Light:
Water:

Baccharis halimifolia
Groundseltree, Sea-myrtle, Consumptionweed, Eastern baccharis, Groundsel, Groundsel bush, Salt marsh-elder, Salt bush, Florida groundsel bush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Wet

Baptisia australis
Blue wild indigo, Wild blue indigo, Blue false indigo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Baptisia tinctoria
Horseflyweed, Yellow Wild Indigo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bartonia paniculata
Twining screwstem

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
Light:
Water:

Bartonia virginica
Yellow screwstem

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Beckmannia syzigachne
American sloughgrass

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Betula alleghaniensis
Yellow birch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Betula lenta
Sweet birch, Cherry birch, Black birch, Mahogany birch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Betula nigra
River birch, Red birch, Black birch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Betula papyrifera
Paper birch, Canoe birch, White birch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Betula populifolia
Gray birch, White birch, Aspen-leaved birch

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Bidens alba
Common Beggarticks, Shepherd's Needles, Spanish Needles, Butterfly Needles, Hairy Beggarticks, Romerillo

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Bidens aristosa
Bearded beggarticks, Tickseed sunflower

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Bidens cernua
Nodding beggartick, Bur marigold, Nodding beggarticks, Nodding bur marigold, Nodding burmarigold, Nodding burr-marigold, Sticktight

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Bidens connata
Purplestem beggarticks

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Bidens discoidea
Small beggarticks

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Bidens frondosa
Devil's beggartick, Spanish needles

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Bidens laevis
Smooth beggartick, Smooth bidens, Smooth bur marigold, Larger bur marigold

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Bidens vulgata
Big devils beggartick

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Blephilia ciliata
Downy pagoda plant, Sunny woodmint, Ohio horsemint

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Boltonia asteroides
Boltonia, White doll's daisy

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Botrychium virginianum
Rattlesnake fern

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb, Fern
Light: Shade
Water: Moist

Bromus kalmii
Arctic brome, Prairie brome, Wild chess

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Bulbostylis capillaris
Densetuft hairsedge, Hair-sedge

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Cakile edentula
American searocket

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Calamagrostis canadensis
Bluejoint

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Photinia melanocarpa
Black chokeberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Photinia pyrifolia
Red chokeberry, Red chokecherry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Moist