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. 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

Common Name:
Box elder
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

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

Alnus serrulata

Wetland Plants
Common Name:
Tag alder
Comments:
Broad-leaved deciduous shrub with persistent seed cones.
Hydrology: seasonally to regularly inundated.
Wetland Indicator Status: OBL.
Height: 12' to 20'.

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

Common Name:
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

Common Name:
False indigo
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

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

Common Name:
Bushy beardgrass
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

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

Aronia arbutifolia

Live Stakes
Common Name:
Chokeberry
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

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

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

Callicarpa americana

Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
American beautyberry
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'.

Carex crinita

Storm Water Plants
Common Name:
Fringed sedge
Comments:
Tall, grass-like sedge with drooping seed heads.
Hydrology: irregular to regular saturation.
Wetland Indicator Status: OBL.
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'.

Carex grayi

Native Perennial
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'.

Carex intumescens

Storm Water Plants
Common Name:
Bladder sedge
Comments:
Clump-forming, medium sized carex.
Hydrology: irregular inundation.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.
Height: up to 3'.

Carex lupulina

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

Carex lurida

Common Name:
Shallow 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

Carex stricta

Native Plants
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

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

Carpinus caroliniana

Common Name:
American hornbeam
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

Common Name:
Pignut hickory
Comments:
Large deciduous tree with abundant pear shaped nuts in September-October. Attractive golden fall foliage.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACU.
Applications:
Native Landscaping tree, Stream restoration, Mast producing native

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

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

Common Name:
Sugarberry
Comments:
Medium sized deciduous tree with characteristic warty bark.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.
Height: to 60'.
Applications:
Stream restoration

Celtis occidentalis

Common Name:
Hackberry
Comments:
Medium sized deciduous tree.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACU.
Height: to 60'.
Applications:
Stream restoration

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Storm Water Management
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

Common Name:
Eastern 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

Chamaecyparis thyoides

Native Trees
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'.

Chasmanthium latifolium

Native Grasses
Common Name:
River oats
Comments:
Grass with graceful arching panicle.
Hydrology: regular to irregular inundation.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACU.
Height: 2' to 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

Clethra alnifolia

Clethra alnifolia
Common Name:
Sweet pepper bush
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

Cornus amomum

Native Shrub
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

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

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

Common Name:
American 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

Cyrilla racemiflora

Storm Water Plants
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

Common Name:
Deertongue
Comments:
Rhizomatous perennial grass.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.
Applications:
Stormwater ponds

Diospyros virginiana

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

Elymus hystrix

Common Name:
Bottlebrush grass
Comments:
A bristle-like tall grass with seed heads like a bottlebrush. Grows in clumps.
Wetland Indicator Status: UPL.
Height: 3 to 5 feet tall.

Elymus virginicus

Common Name:
Virginia wild rye
Comments:
A showy grain-like grass with heads spiked with awns, and green basal leaves.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.
Height: 4 to 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

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

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

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

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

Hamamelis virginiana

Stream Restoration
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'.

Ilex decidua

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'.

Ilex glabra

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

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

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

Juncus effusus

Stream Restoration
Common Name:
Soft rush
Comments:
Grass-like rush with stiff stems, 3 to 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

Common Name:
Eastern red cedar
Comments:
A dense slow growing tree with adapressed scale-like leaves and berry-like seed cones.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACU.
Height: up to 60 feet.

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' to 12'.

Liquidambar styraciflua

Common Name:
Sweet gum
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

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

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

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

Morella cerifera

Native Shrubs
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

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

Common Name:
Swamp tupelo
Comments:
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.

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

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

Panicum virgatum

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

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

Platanus occidentalis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Common Name:
Willow oak
Comments:
Large, fast growing oak with willow-like leaves.
Hydrology: irregular to seasonal inundation.
Wetland Indicator Status: FAC.
Height: up to 80'.

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

Common Name:
Shumard's 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

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

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

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

Sambucus canadensis

Pollinator Habitat
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 scoparium

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Common Name:
Little bluestem
Comments:
An important widespread 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'.

Scirpus cyperinus

Scirpus cyperinus
Common Name:
Woolgrass
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

Spiraea tomentosa

Stream Restoration
Common Name:
Hardhack
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

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

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

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, Stormwater ponds, Wetland mitigation, Native landscaping tree

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

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

Common Name:
American elm
Comments:
Large deciduous tree with high spreading umbrella like canopy.
Wetland Indicator Status: FAC.
Height: to 120'.
Applications:
Native landscaping tree, Stream restoration

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

Viburnum dentatum

Bare Root Trees
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:
Possum haw 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

Common Name:
Black haw
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

Common Name:
Yellow root
Comments:
Low colonizing deciduous shrub.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW.
Height: to 36".
Applications:
Native landscaping shrub, Stream restoration