Trees & Shrubs A - B
Acer negundo (Boxelder Maple)
Small tree adapted to coarse textured alluvial soils. Piedmont and coastal
Acer pennsylvanica (Striped Maple)
Small tree, green/white striped bark. Shaly soils, Mountain zone.
rubrum (Red Maple)
Red to yellow fall color. Adapted to all soils and moisture regimes.
Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple)
Often multistemmed. Adapted to wet soils and recent
alluvium. All zones
Alnus rugosa (Speckled
Large shrub, nitrogen fixer. Wetland and riparian soils. Mountain zone.
serrulata (Smooth Alder)
Large shrub, nitrogen fixer. Wetland and riparian soils. Piedmont and
Amelanchier canadensis (Juneberry,
Understory tree, white spring flowers. Well drained soils. All zones.
laevis (Downy Serviceberry)
Shrub or understory tree. Sandy soil. Coastal plain.
arbutifolia (Red Chokeberry)
Medium shrub, red berries. Varied soils. Mountain zone.
melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry)
Medium shrub, black berries. Moist to wet soils. Mountain zone.
halmifolia (Groundsel Bush)
Medium shrub, salt tolerant. All soils. Coastal plain.
lenta (Black Birch)
Codominant or secondary forest species. Well drained soil. Mountain zone or
cold valleys in piedmont.
Tree & Shrub Lists
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I - P Q
- R S - Z