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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

by William A. Hoch - University of Wisconsin Horticulture Dept. under UW-Extension

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Taxon Common
Acer ginnala Maxim. Amur maple
Acer pensylvanicum L. goosefoot maple, moosewood, striped maple
Acer platanoides L. Norway maple
Acer rubrum L. var. rubrum red maple
Acer saccharinum L. silver maple, soft maple
Acer saccharum Marshall var. saccharum hard maple, sugar maple
Acer X freemanii E.Murray Freeman's maple
Aesculus glabra Willd. var. glabra Ohio buckeye
Ajuga reptans L. carpet bugle, common bugle
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. black alder, European alder
Amelanchier arborea (F.Michx.) Fernald downy Juneberry, common serviceberry
Amelanchier laevis Wiegand Allegheny serviceberry, Allegheny shadblow, smooth serviceberry
Amelanchier spicata (Lam.) K.Koch dwarf serviceberry
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv. Amur pepper-vine, porcelain-berry, turquoise-berry
Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott black chokeberry
Berberis thunbergii DC. Japanese barberry
Betula alleghaniensis Britton yellow birch
Betula nigra L. black birch, red birch, river birch
Betula papyrifera Marshall canoe birch, paper birch, white birch
Betula pendula Roth European white birch, weeping birch
Campsis radicans (L.) Seem. ex Bureau trumpet-creeper
Caragana arborescens Lam. pea-tree, Siberian pea-shrub
Carpinus caroliniana Walter subsp. virginiana (Marshall) Furlow American hornbeam, blue-beech, hornbeam, ironwood
Carya ovata (Mill.) K.Koch var. ovata shagbark hickory, shellbark hickory
Catalpa speciosa (Warder ex Barney) Warder ex Engelm. northern catalpa
Celtis occidentalis L. northern hackberry
Celastrus orbiculata Thunb. Asian bittersweet, Asiatic bittersweet, Oriental bittersweet
Celastrus scandens L. American bittersweet, climbing bittersweet
Cercis canadensis L. var. canadensis eastern redbud
Comptonia peregrina (L.) J.M.Coult. sweet-fern
Cornus alternifolia L.f. alternate-leaved dogwood, pagoda dogwood
Corylus americana Walter American hazelnut
Cornus mas L. cornelian cherry
Cornus racemosa Lam. gray dogwood, northern swamp dogwood, panicled dogwood
Cornus stolonifera Michx. red osier dogwood
Coronilla varia L. crown-vetch, purple crown-vetch
Cotoneaster lucidus Schltdl. shiny cotoneaster
Crataegus crus-galli L. cockspur hawthorn
Crataegus mollis (Torr. & A.Gray) Scheele downy hawthorn
Crataegus phaenopyrum (L.f.) Medik. Washington's hawthorn, Washington's-thorn
Diervilla lonicera Mill. northern bush-honeysuckle
Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. autumn olive
Euonymus alata (Thunb.) Siebold winged burning-bush, winged euonymus, winged spindle-tree
Euonymus europaea L. European spindle-tree
Euonymus fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz. climbing euonymus, winter-creeper
Fagus grandifolia Ehrh. American beech, beechnut
Fraxinus americana L. white ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall green ash, red ash
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx. blue ash
Gleditsia triacanthos L. honey locust
Gymnocladus dioica (L.) K.Koch Kentucky coffee-tree
Hamamelis virginiana L. American witch-hazel
Hypericum kalmianum L. Kalm's St. John's-wort
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray common winterberry
Juglans cinerea L. butternut, white walnut
Juglans nigra L. black walnut
Juniperus horizontalis Moench creeping juniper, trailing juniper
Juniperus virginiana L. var. virginiana eastern red-cedar
Larix decidua Mill. European larch
Lonicera tatarica L. Tartarian honeysuckle
Lonicera X xylosteoides Tausch  
Lonicera xylosteum L. dwarf honeysuckle, European fly honeysuckle
Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. sylvatica black gum, black tupelo, pepperidge, sour-gum
Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K.Koch eastern hop-hornbeam, ironwood
Pachysandra terminalis Siebold & Zucc. Japanese pachysandra, Japanese spurge
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch. Virginia creeper, woodbine
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Siebold & Zucc.) Planch. Boston ivy
Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A.Löve shrubby cinquefoil, shrubby five-fingers
Physocarpus opulifolius (L.) Maxim. common ninebark
Picea abies (L.) H.Karst. Norway spruce
Picea glauca (Moench) Voss white spruce
Pinus mugo Turra Mugo pine, Swiss mountain pine
Pinus resinosa Aiton Canadian pine, Norway pine, red pine
Pinus strobus L. eastern white pine
Pinus sylvestris L. Scotch pine, Scot pine
Platanus occidentalis L. American plane-tree, sycamore
Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold & Zucc. Japanese knotweed, Mexican bamboo
Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall subsp. monilifera (Aiton) Eckenw. plains cottonwood
Populus tremuloides Michx. aspen, quaking aspen
Prunus americana Marshall American plum, wild plum
Prunus serotina Ehrh. wild black cherry
Prunus tomentosa Thunb. Nanking cherry
Prunus virginiana L. var. virginiana chokecherry
Ptelea trifoliata L. subsp. trifoliata var. trifoliata common hop-tree, stinking-ash, wafer-ash
Quercus alba L. white oak
Quercus bicolor Willd. swamp white oak
Quercus macrocarpa Michx. bur oak
Quercus muhlenbergii Engelm. chinkapin oak, chinquapin oak, yellow oak
Quercus palustris Münchh. pin oak
Quercus rubra L. northern red oak
Rhamnus frangula L. European alder buckthorn, glossy buckthorn
Rhodotypos scandens (Thunb.) Makino black jet-bead
Rhus aromatica Aiton fragrant sumac, squaw-bush
Rhus copallina L. dwarf sumac, flame-leaf sumac, shining sumac
Rhus glabra L. smooth sumac
Rhus hirta (L.) Sudw. staghorn sumac, velvet sumac
Robinia pseudoacacia L. black locust
Rosa blanda Aiton early wild rose, smooth rose, wild rose
Rosa rugosa Thunb. beach rose, Japanese rose, rugose rose
Salix alba L. white willow
Salix pentandra L. bay-leaved willow, laurel willow
Salix purpurea L. basket willow, purple osier, purple willow
Sambucus canadensis L. var. canadensis American elder, elderberry
Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt. buffalo-berry, silver buffalo-berry
Sorbus aucuparia L. Eurasian mountain-ash, European mountain-ash, rowan
Sorbus decora (Sarg.) C.K.Schneid. northern mountain-ash, showy mountain-ash
Sorbaria sorbifolia (L.) A.Braun false spiraea
Spiraea X bumalda Burv. Japanese spiraea
Spiraea X vanhouttei (Briot) Zabel bridal-wreath, Van Houtt's spirea
Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F.Blake snowberry
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Moench buck-brush, coral-berry, Indian currant
Syringa vulgaris L. common lilac
Thuja occidentalis L. eastern arborvitae, northern white-cedar
Tilia americana L. var. americana American basswood, American linden, basswood
Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carrière eastern hemlock, hemlock, northern hemlock
Ulmus americana L. American elm, white elm
Viburnum dentatum L. var. lucidum Aiton southern arrow-wood
Viburnum lantana L. wayfaring-tree
Viburnum lentago L. nannyberry, sheepberry
Viburnum opulus L. cranberry viburnum, European cranberry-bush, high-bush cranberry
Viburnum opulus L. subsp. trilobum (Marshall) R.T.Clausen American cranberry-bush, cranberry viburnum, high-bush cranberry
Viburnum prunifolium L. black-haw, smooth black-haw
Vinca minor L. greater periwinkle, periwinkle, running-myrtle
Yucca filamentosa L. Adam's needle, yucca

 


         
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