Plants for Wet Soils

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Plants for Wet Soils

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Trees
Latin Name                            Common Name
Acer rubrum*                          Red Maple
Alnus*                                     Alder
Betula nigra*                           River Birch
Fraxinus latifolia                     Oregon Ash
Larix                                        Larch
Liquidambar                            Sweetgum
Liriodendron                           Tulip Tree
Malus                                      Crabapple
Magnolia virginiana                Sweet Bay
Metasequoia                           Dawn Redwood
Nyssa sylvatica                       Sourgum
Picea sitchensis                       Sitka Spruce
Platanus                                  Sycamore
Quercus bicolor                       Swamp White Oak
Quercus palustris                    Pin Oak
Rhamnus purshiana                 Cascara sagrada
Salix*                                      Willow
Taxodium distichum*               Bald Cypress
Thuja plicata                           W. Red Cedar

Shrubs
Latin Name                Common Name
Ardisia japonica                      Japanese Ardisia
Aronia arbutifolia                    Chokeberry
Calycanthus                             Spice bush
Chaenomeles                           Flowering quince
Cornus*                                   Dogwood
Itea virginica                           Sweetspire
Lonicera involucrata               Twinberry
Rosa palustris*                       Swamp rose
Rubus spectabilis                     Thimbleberry
Salix*                                      Willow
Sambucus                                Elderberry
Spiraea douglasii*                  Douglas spirea
Symphoricarpos                      Snowberry
Viburnum opulus                     Snowball bush

 

 

Perennials
Latin Name                            Common Name
Aruncus dioicus                       Goatsbeard
Aster                                        Aster
Astilbe                                      Astilbe
Bellis perennis                         English Daisy
Caltha palustris*                     Marsh Marigold
Camassia                                 Camas Lily
Canna                                      Canna Lily
Chelone                                   Turtlehead
Cimicifuga                               Bugbane
Dicentra formosa                     Bleeding Heart
Eupatorium                              Joe-Pye Weed
Filipendula                              Meadow sweet
Gunnera                                  Dinosaur Food
Iris ensata                                Japanese Iris
Iris siberica                             Siberian Iris
Lilium canadense                     Canada Lily
Lysimachia                              Loosestrife
Lobelia cardinalis                    Cardinal Lobelia
Mimulus                                   Monkey Flower
Monarda                                 Bee Balm
Myosotis                                  Forget-me-not
Polygonatum                           Soloman’s Seal
Primula japonica                     Japanese Primrose
Rodgersia                                Rodgersia
Schizostylis                              Kafir Lily
Sisyrinchium                            Blue-eyed Grass
Tolmiea menziesii                    Piggyback Plant
Trollius                                    Globeflower
Viola                                        Viola
Zantedeschia                           Calla Lily

Grasses
Latin Name                            Common Name
Acorus gramineus                    Sweet Flag
Carex                                       Sedges
Deschampsia                           Tufted Hair Grass
Juncus spp.*                            Rushes
Miscanthus                              Maiden Grass
Molinia                                    Moor Grass

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Garland Handout:

Plants for Wet Soils

December 19, 2009

The following list includes plants that grow in poorly drained soil.  Plants with an asterisk (*) will tolerate standing water or extremely wet soils.