Stream Restoration

Mellow Marsh Farm specializes in propagating plant material for large Stream Restoration projects. We are unique in providing all types of plant material for Stream Restoration.

• Bare Root seedlings: we focus on native riparian trees and shrubs, particularly the hard to find species not available from conventional nurseries. Our seedlings are polymer-dipped and stored in temperature- and humidity-controlled environment to ensure quality.

• Container Trees and Shrubs: we have over 100 species of native trees and shrubs in a variety of container sizes – including economical, easy to handle tublings (link to MMF picture). We have large quantities – over 100,000 stems in stock!

• Live stakes: we cut our bioengineering materials – live stakes, whips, and mattress materials– to comply with State regulatory specifications. Materials are cut to order and stored in a temperature- and humidity-controlled environment. Large quantities available!

• Native Seed Mixes: Mellow Marsh Farm has over 60 years of collective experience formulating native seed mixes. Our Standard Mixes are designed specifically for ecoregions of the Southeast and include the MMF Riparian Buffer Mix, MMF Swale Mix, MMF Stabilization Mix. We also formulate custom mixes tailored to your project site and budget.

Acer negundo

Acer negundo

Common Name:
Boxelder
Comments:
Fast growing deciduous tree with pinnately compound leaves. Wetland Indicator Status: FAC. Height: to 80 feet tall.
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Pioneer tree , Native riparian tree
Acer rubrum

Acer rubrum

Common Name:
Red maple
Comments:
Fast growing deciduous tree, widely adaptable with beautiful fall foliage. Wetland Indicator Status: FAC. Height to 90 feet.
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Native riparian tree, Native landscaping tree
Aesculus pavia

Aesculus pavia

Common Name:
Red buckeye
Comments:
Showy understory shrub with attractive crimson flowers in the early spring. Wetland indicator status: Fac. Often multi stemmed with height to 20 feet
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat, Native understory shrub, Native landscaping shrub
Aesculus sylvatica

Aesculus sylvatica

Common Name:
Painted buckeye
Comments:
Showy understory shrub with attractive yellow flowers in the early spring. Wetland indicator status: FAC. Often multi stemmed with height to 20 feet.
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat, Native understory shrub, Native landscaping shrub
Wetland Plants

Alnus serrulata

Common Name:
Tag Alder
Comments:
Broad-leaved deciduous shrub with persistent seed cones Hydrology: seasonally to regularly inundated Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ Height: 12 - 20'
Amelanchier arborea

Amelanchier arborea

Common Name:
Downy Service-Berry
Comments:
A small tree or shrub with a narrow, round crown and white elongate petals at the branch tip. Wetland Indicator Status: FACU Height: Up to 10 meters tall
Amelanchier canadensis

Amelanchier canadensis

Common Name:
Canadian serviceberry
Comments:
Multi stemmed shrub or small tree with numerous white flowers early in the season. Fruits (pomes) are dark purple when ripe in June-July. Edible and sweet. Wetland indicator status: Fac. Height to 24 feet.
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat, Native edible fruit
Amorpha fruticosa

Amorpha fruticosa

Common Name:
False indigo bush
Comments:
Shrub in the legume family with spike shaped racemes of purple flowers. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 20'
Applications:
Stream restoration
Andropogon gerardii

Andropogon gerardii

Common Name:
Big Bluestem
Comments:
Native grass, with variable color: inflorescence from bronze to gray blue, plant from red to brown and purple Hydrology: upland to infrequent inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FAC Height: 2.5' to 5'
Andropogon glomeratus

Andropogon glomeratus

Common Name:
Bushy Beard Grass
Comments:
Native grass with reddish leaves and stems; conspicuous bushy seed heads Hydrology: moist to frequently inundated soils Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ Height : 2'
Andropogon virginicus

Andropogon virginicus

Common Name:
Broomsedge
Comments:
Native grass, reddish stems & leaves, white feathery inflorescence. Hydrology: variable from dry fields to frequent inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- Height: to 3'
Live Stakes

Aronia arbutifolia

Common Name:
Choke Cherry
Comments:
Large shrub simple serrate leaf; pinkish to white flowers, black drupe Hydrology: irregular to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: Up to 15'
Asimina triloba

Asimina triloba

Common Name:
Paw Paw
Comments:
Clonal understory tree with large simple leaves and edible fruits. Wetland indicator status: FAC. Height to 35'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Native Edible, Stream restoration, High wildlife value
Betula nigra

Betula nigra

Common Name:
River birch
Comments:
Small tree, attractive flaking bark Hydrology: irregular to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: 50' to 75'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Native riparian tree, Native landscaping tree
Pollinator Plants

Callicarpa americana

Common Name:
Beauty Berry
Comments:
Deciduous shrub; arching stems; showy fuscia-colored fruits, lovely scent to stems and leaves. Hydrology: dry to moist soils Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- Height: to 8'
Storm Water Plants

Carex crinita

Common Name:
Fringed Sedge
Comments:
Tall, grass-like sedge with drooping seed heads Hydrology: irregular to regular saturation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ Height: up to 2'
Carex glaucescens

Carex glaucescens

Common Name:
Southern Waxy Sedge
Comments:
Grass-like sedge with bluish color and terminal spikes Hydrology: seasonal to continuous inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: 2' to 4'
Native Perennial

Carex grayi

Common Name:
Gray's Sedge
Comments:
Pretty sedge with interesting seed head Hydrology: irregular to regular saturation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 2'
Storm Water Plants

Carex intumescens

Common Name:
Carex
Comments:
Clump-forming, medium sized carex Hydrology: irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 3'
Carex lupulina

Carex lupulina

Common Name:
Carex
Comments:
Grass-like sedge with pineapple-shaped seed head Hydrology: irregular to regular saturation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 4'
Carex lurida

Carex lurida

Common Name:
Lurid Sedge
Comments:
Grass-like sedge forming large clumps Hydrology: irregular to regular saturation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: about 1'
Applications:
Water quality, Wetland mitigation, BMPs, Stormwater ponds, Constructed wetlands, Littoral shelf, Shallow water, Pollinator habitat, Native tough perennial.
Native Plants

Carex stricta

Common Name:
Tussock Sedge
Comments:
Grass-like sedge forming mounds or tussocks Hydrology: intermittent or permanent inundation, up to 6" deep Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 3.5'
Carex vulpinoides

Carex vulpinoides

Common Name:
Fox Sedge
Comments:
A bunch type sedge with small yellow-green leaves. Hydrology: Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: 1-3 feet
Carpinus caroliniana

Carpinus caroliniana

Common Name:
Ironwood
Comments:
A small deciduous tree with white flowers that bloom at the branch tip, and attractive fall foliage. Wetland Indicator Status: FAC Height: To 30 feet tall
Carya glabra

Carya glabra

Common Name:
Pignut hickory
Comments:
Large deciduous tree with abundant pear shaped nuts in September-October. Attractive golden Fall foliage.
Applications:
Native Landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Mast producing native
Carya ovata

Carya ovata

Common Name:
Shagbark hickory
Comments:
Large Deciduous tree with characteristic shaggy bark. Abundant sweet nuts in September-October and brilliant golden fall foliage. Wetland Indicator Status: FACU Height: to 120'
Applications:
Native Landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Mast producing native
Carya tomentosa

Carya tomentosa

Common Name:
Mockernut hickory
Comments:
Large Deciduous tree. Abundant sweet nuts in September-October and brilliant golden fall foliage. Wetland Indicator Status: FACU Height: to 120'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Mast producing native
Celtis laevigata

Celtis laevigata

Common Name:
Sugarberry
Comments:
Medium sized deciduous tree with characteristic warty bark. Height to 60'
Applications:
Stream restoration
Celtis occidentalis

Celtis occidentalis

Common Name:
Hackberry
Comments:
Medium sized deciduous tree. Wetland indicator status FACU. Height to 60'
Applications:
Stream restoration
Storm Water Management

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Name:
Button Bush
Comments:
Shrub-tree, white globe-shaped flowers, red foliage and seed heads in fall Hydrology: Intermittent to permanent inundation, up to 3' deep Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 12'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Live stakes, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat
Cercis canadensis

Cercis canadensis

Common Name:
Redbud
Comments:
Early flowering small tree bearing pink to purple flowers on both the stems and trunk "cauliflory" Wetland indicator status: UPL. Height to 30'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, stream restoration, pollinator habitat.
Native Trees

Chamaecyparis thyoides

Common Name:
Atlantic White Cedar
Comments:
Medium-sized evergreen tree, similar to Juniperus virginiana. Hydrology: obligate wetland; tidal or seasonal flooding. Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: to 90'
Native Grasses

Chasmanthium latifolium

Common Name:
River Oats
Comments:
Grass with graceful arching panicle Hydrology: regular to irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- Height: 2 - 2.5'
Chionanthus virginicus

Chionanthus virginicus

Common Name:
Fringe tree
Comments:
Showy native shrub with fragrant early flowers borne on drooping axillary panicles. Wetland Indicator Status: FACU. Height: to 20'.
Applications:
Showy native shrub or small tree, Stream restoration
Stream Restoration

Clethra alnifolia

Common Name:
Sweet Pepperbush
Comments:
Shrub or small tree with spikes of fragrant white flowers Hydrology: intermittent flooding Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 9'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat
Native Shrub

Cornus amomum

Common Name:
Silky Dogwood
Comments:
Spreading, deciduous shrub; inflorescence a cyme of small white flowers; blue fruits Hydrology: seasonal to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status:FACW+ Height: 4' to 10'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Live stakes, Native flowering shrub, Pollinator habitat
Cornus florida

Cornus florida

Common Name:
Flowering dogwood
Comments:
Small deciduous tree with showy white bracts in April-May. Wetland indicator status: FACU Height to 30'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Cornus foemina

Cornus foemina

Common Name:
Swamp dogwood
Comments:
Spreading, deciduous shrub; inflorescence a cyme of small white flowers; blue fruits Hydrology: tolerates regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status:FACW Height: 4' to 10'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Stormwater ponds
Corylus americana

Corylus americana

Common Name:
Hazelnut
Comments:
Spreading understory shrub bearing long catkins in late winter and sweet edible nuts in August-September. Wetland indicator status: FACU height to 20'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping shrub, Native edible, Native mast producer
Storm Water Plants

Cyrilla racemiflora

Common Name:
Titi
Comments:
Tall shrub or tree; semi evergreen; dangling racemes of white flowers Hydrology: regular to irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 25'
Dichanthelium clandestinum

Dichanthelium clandestinum

Common Name:
Deer Tongue
Comments:
Rhizomatous perennial grass. Wetland indicator status: FACW
Applications:
Stormwater ponds
Diospyros virginiana

Diospyros virginiana

Common Name:
Persimmon
Comments:
Understory tree; large fruits; good wildlife value Hydrology: Upland Height: to 50' Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
Elymus hystrix

Elymus hystrix

Common Name:
Boyttlebrush Grass
Comments:
A bristle-like tall grass with seed heads like a bottlebrush. Grows in clumps. Hydrology: Wetland Indicator Status: UPL Height: 3-5 feet tall
Elymus virginicus

Elymus virginicus

Common Name:
Virginia Wild Rye
Comments:
A showy grain-like grass with heads spiked with awns, and green basal leaves. Hydrology: Wetland Indicator Status:FAC Height: 4-5 feet
Eubotrys racemosa

Eubotrys racemosa

Common Name:
Swamp doghobble
Comments:
Tardily deciduous shrub with delicate bell shape flowers on racemes. Wetland Indicator Status: FACW. Height to 6'.
Applications:
Native landscaping shrub, Stormwater ponds, Wetland mitigation, Pollinator habitat
Euonymus americanus

Euonymus americanus

Common Name:
Strawberry Bush
Comments:
Striking fuchsia-colored seed capsule opens to expose bright red seeds Hydrology: saturated to upland Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- Height: up to 6'
Fagus grandifolia

Fagus grandifolia

Common Name:
American beech
Comments:
Shade tolerant smooth barked late successional deciduous tree. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 120'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Common Name:
Green Ash
Comments:
Fast growing canopy tree, opposite compound leaves Hydrology: irregular to permanent inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: Up to 7'
Fraxinus profunda

Fraxinus profunda

Common Name:
Pumpkin Ash
Comments:
Large deciduous tree, opposite compound leaves; seeds are conspicuous samaras Hydrology: infrequent to continuous inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
Stream Restoration

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Name:
Witch Hazel
Comments:
Small deciduous tree, early spring flowers; deeply veined serrate leaves Hydrology: Upland Wetland Indicator Status: FACU Height: Up to 15'
Live Stakes

Ilex decidua

Common Name:
Possum Haw
Comments:
Broad-leaved deciduous shrub; tolerates full shade; orange/red berries Hydrology: Upland to irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- Height: up to 20'
Storm Water Plants

Ilex glabra

Common Name:
Inkberry
Comments:
Evergreen rhizomatous shrub with black drupes Hydrology: irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: 6-12'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Stormwater ponds, Native flowering shrub, Showy native shrub, Pollinator habitat, Native evergreen shrub
Ilex opaca

Ilex opaca

Common Name:
American holly
Comments:
Medium sized broadleaf evergreen tree with numerous bright red drupes. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 80'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree
Ilex verticillata

Ilex verticillata

Common Name:
Winterberry
Comments:
Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with brilliant red drupes persisting into midwinter. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 16'
Applications:
Showy native shrub, Native landscaping shrub, Stormwater ponds, Stream restoration, Erosion control
Juglans nigra

Juglans nigra

Common Name:
Black walnut
Comments:
Large deciduous tree with long odd pinnate leaves and numerous large nuts (fruits falling in Sept-Oct) Wetland Indicator status: FACU
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Native edible, Native mast producer
Stream Restoration

Juncus effusus

Common Name:
Soft rush
Comments:
Grass-like rush with stiff stems, 3 - 4 feet tall, grows in clumps; Hydrology: inundation up to 1'; prefers a dry down period Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ Height: up to 3.5'
Applications:
Water quality, Wetland mitigation, BMPs, Stormwater ponds, Constructed wetlands, Swales, Littoral shelf, Shallow water, Shallow land, Erosion control, Native tough perennial.
Juniperus virginiana

Juniperus virginiana

Common Name:
Eastern Red Cedar
Comments:
A dense slow growing tree with adapressed scale-like leaves and berry-like seed cones. Hydrology Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- Height: Up to 60 feet
Leucothoe racemosa

Leucothoe racemosa

Common Name:
Fetterbush
Comments:
A showy evergreen shrub with pink flowers that are an important source of nectar, and leathery leaves that are pointed at the tips. Wetland Indicator Status:FACW Height: 3-9 feet tall
Lindera benzoin

Lindera benzoin

Common Name:
Spice Bush
Comments:
Shrub with aromatic stems and leaves, red stems and red fall foliage Hydrology: seasonally inundated Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: 6 - 12'
Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua

Common Name:
Sweetgum
Comments:
Large deciduous tree often a pioneer of unused fields and roadsides with distinctive spiked compound fruit. Wetland indicator status: Fac. Height to 120'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Liriodendron tulipifera

Liriodendron tulipifera

Common Name:
Tulip poplar
Comments:
Very large deciduous tree with uniquely shaped four lobed simple leaves and large showy flowers. Often a pioneer of unused fields and roadsides. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 150'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Pioneer species
Magnolia tripetela

Magnolia tripetela

Common Name:
Umbrella magnolia
Comments:
Medium sized deciduous magnolia with extraordinarily large white flowers and large leaves forming umbrella like clusters on the tips of the branches. Wetland indicator status: FACU
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Magnolia virginiana

Magnolia virginiana

Common Name:
Sweetbay magnolia
Comments:
A small semi-deciduous tree with glossy foliage and showy white flowers. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 40'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Native Shrubs

Morella cerifera

Common Name:
Wax Myrtle
Comments:
Aromatic evergreen shrub or small tree with waxy bluish berries Hydrology: regularly inundated Wetland Indicator Status: FAC+ Height: up to 30'
Nyssa aquatica

Nyssa aquatica

Common Name:
Water Tupelo
Comments:
Deciduous tree with broad, simple leaves; fruits are dark blue drupes Hydrology: frequent to permanent inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: 75' to 100'
Nyssa biflora

Nyssa biflora

Common Name:
Tupelo Gum
Nyssa sylvatica

Nyssa sylvatica

Common Name:
Black Gum
Comments:
Understory tree, red foliage in fall, black drupes Hydrology: upland and irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FAC Height: up to 50'
Oxydendrum arboreum

Oxydendrum arboreum

Common Name:
Sourwood
Comments:
Small tree or large shrub, with cream white flowers borne in terminal panicles in June-July. Brilliant red foliage in early autumn. Wetland indicator status: FACU
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Pollinator habitat
Native Seed

Panicum virgatum

Common Name:
Switchgrass
Comments:
Tall sod-forming native; very drought resistant Hydrology: tolerates extremely variable conditions, saturated to very dry Wetland Indicator Status: FAC+ Height: up to 5'
Persea borbonia

Persea borbonia

Common Name:
Swamp Bay, Red Bay
Comments:
Aromatic evergreen shrub/small tree, shiny leaves, blue-black fruits Hydrology: relatively dry to seasonal inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 40'
Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Name:
Ninebark
Comments:
Showy deciduous shrub with beautiful clusters of bell shaped flowers and characteristic peeling bark. Wetland Indicator Status: FAC.
Applications:
Showy native landscaping shrub, Stream restoration, Pollinator habitat, Live staking
Storm Water Plants

Platanus occidentalis

Common Name:
Sycamore
Comments:
Fast growing broad-leafed deciduous tree Hydrology: irregular to seasonal inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- Height: 75 - 100'
Populus deltoides

Populus deltoides

Common Name:
Cottonwood
Comments:
Large fast growing deciduous tree of floodplains and river banks. Wetland indicator status: FAC. Height: to 90'
Applications:
Stream restoration
Prunus serotina

Prunus serotina

Common Name:
Black cherry
Comments:
A large deciduous tree often a pioneer of unused fields and fence lines with numerous white flowers in spring followed by dark fruits. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 80'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping tree, Pollinator habitat, High wildlife value
Quercus alba

Quercus alba

Common Name:
White oak
Comments:
A long lived deciduous oak with seven to nine lobed leaves. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 120'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping tree, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus bicolor

Quercus bicolor

Common Name:
Swamp white oak
Comments:
A medium sized oak with ovoid shallowly lobed leaves. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 80'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus coccinea

Quercus coccinea

Common Name:
Scarlet Oak
Comments:
Large canopy oak; leaves with deeply cut sinuses Hydrology: upland to occasional inundation Height: 100' or more
Quercus falcata

Quercus falcata

Common Name:
Southern red oak
Comments:
A medium to large deciduous oak with a characteristic long and narrow central lobe relative to other red oaks. Wetland Indicator status: FACU. Height to 80'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping tree, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus lyrata

Quercus lyrata

Common Name:
Overcup oak
Comments:
A medium sized deciduous oak with acorns nearly completely enclosed in the cup. Wetland indicator status: OBL Height: to 60'
Quercus michauxii

Quercus michauxii

Common Name:
Swamp Chestnut Oak
Comments:
Large canopy oak with chestnut-like leaves Hydrology: irregular to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- Height: Up to 135'
Quercus nigra

Quercus nigra

Common Name:
Water oak
Comments:
A medium sized tardily deciduous oak with . Wetland indicator status: FAC. Height to 100'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus palustris

Quercus palustris

Common Name:
Pin oak
Comments:
A deciduous oak with a characteristic spreading crown in mature trees. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 72'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping tree, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus phellos

Quercus phellos

Common Name:
Willow Oak
Comments:
Large, fast growing oak with willow-like leaves Hydrology: Irregular to seasonal inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- Height: Up to 80'
Quercus rubra

Quercus rubra

Common Name:
Northern red oak
Comments:
Large deciduous oak with seven to nine lobed dentate leaves. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 120'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Showy Fall color, Native mast producing tree, High wildlife value
Quercus shumardii

Quercus shumardii

Common Name:
Shumards oak
Comments:
A large deciduous red oak with seven to nine lobed dentate leaves. Wetland indicator status: FACW
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Native mast producing tree, high wildlife value
Salix caroliniana

Salix caroliniana

Common Name:
Carolina Willow
Comments:
Small deciduous tree, often with irregularly shaped trunk and arching branches; leaves glaucus beneath Hydrology: irregular or seasonal inundation; needs some dry down periods Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 50'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Live stakes
Salix nigra

Salix nigra

Common Name:
Black Willow
Comments:
Fast growing multi stemmed tree; good for stream bank stabilization Hydrology: irregular to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 70'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Live stakes
Salix sericea

Salix sericea

Common Name:
Silky Willow
Comments:
Deciduous shrub or small tree, leaves have silky undersides Hydrology: moist soil or frequent inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 30'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Live stakes
Pollinator Habitat

Sambucus canadensis

Common Name:
Elderberry
Comments:
Medium to large deciduous shrub with large umbels of white flowers and conspicuous purple to black fruits Hydrology: irregular to seasonal inundation; somewhat salt tolerant Wetland Indicator Status: FACW- Height: 6' to 12'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Erosion control, Live stakes, Stormwater ponds, Native flowering shrub, Pollinator habitat, Native medicinal plant, Native edible fruit
Schizachyrium_scoparium2

Schizachyrium scoparium

Common Name:
Little Bluestem
Comments:
An important wide spread native grass; bluish green in early summer, turning a rich tan-brown and wine-red in fall Hydrology: upland Wetland Indicator Status: FACU Height: 1.5' to 5'
Native Seed

Scirpus cyperinus

Common Name:
Wool Grass
Comments:
Tall grass-like sedge with large fuzzy seed heads Hydrology: regular to irregular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: OBL Height: up to 6.5'
Applications:
Water quality, Wetland mitigation, BMPs, Stormwater ponds, Constructed wetlands, Littoral shelf, Shallow land, Erosion control, Native tough perennial.
Stream Restoration

Spiraea tomentosa

Common Name:
Hard Hack
Comments:
Shrub of bogs, wet meadows, and low woodlands; pink flowers Hydrology: regular to permanent inundation up to 1' deep Wetland Indicator Status: FACW Height: up to 6.5'
Styrax americanus

Styrax americanus

Common Name:
American snowbell
Comments:
A showy shrub or small tree with numerous white and gold bell shaped flowers in late spring. Wetland indicator status: FACW Height: to 30'
Applications:
Showy native landscaping shrub, Stream restoration, Pollinator habitat
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Common Name:
Coralberry
Comments:
Erect colonizing multi-stemmed shrub, coral colored berries Hydrology: Upland to occasional inundation Height: Up to 5 or 6'
Taxodium ascendens

Taxodium ascendens

Common Name:
Pond cypress
Comments:
A deciduous conifer with characteristic upright turning leaves. Brilliant orange color in late autumn. Wetland indicator status: OBL. Height to 60'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Storm water ponds, Wetland Mitigation, Native landscaping tree
Taxodium distichum

Taxodium distichum

Common Name:
Bald Cypress
Comments:
Needle-leaved deciduous conifer, tolerates standing water or dry soil Hydrology: irregular to permanent inundation Height: up to 100'
Tilia americana

Tilia americana

Common Name:
Basswood
Comments:
Fast growing deciduous tree with massive displays of fragrant yellow white flowers in midsummer. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 120'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native Landscaping tree, Pollinator habitat
Ulmus americana

Ulmus americana

Common Name:
American elm
Comments:
Large deciduous tree will high spreading umbrella like canopy. Wetland indicator status: FAC. Height to 120'
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration
Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum

Common Name:
Highbush blueberry
Comments:
A deciduous shrub often forming dense thickets with glossy dark green foliage and sweet berries in midsummer. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 12'
Applications:
Native showy shrub, Native edible, High wildlife value
Bare Root Trees

Viburnum dentatum

Common Name:
Arrow-wood
Comments:
Shrub with arrow-straight stems, opposite leaves, black drupes Hydrology: irregular to regular inundation Wetland Indicator Status: FAC Height: Up to 10'
Viburnum nudum

Viburnum nudum

Common Name:
Possumhaw viburnum
Comments:
Showy tardily deciduous native shrub with blue black drupes persisting into midwinter. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 16'
Applications:
Showy native landscaping shrub, Stream restoration, Wetland mitigation, Pollinator habitat
Viburnum prunifolium

Viburnum prunifolium

Common Name:
Blackhaw
Comments:
A deciduous shrub or small tree with creamy white flowers and leaves superficially similar to some species of prunus. Wetland indicator status: FACU. Height to 18'
Applications:
Stream restoration, Native landscaping shrub, Stormwater ponds, Pollinator habitat
Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Common Name:
Yellowroot
Comments:
Low colonizing deciduous shrub. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height to 36"
Applications:
Native landscaping shrub, Stream restoration
Zenobia pulverulenta

Zenobia pulverulenta

Common Name:
Zenobia
Comments:
Small evergreen shrub with numerous white bell shaped flowers. Wetland indicator status: FACW. Height: to 6'
Applications:
Stream restoration