Native Plants

Attract birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects to your garden

If you're interested in purchasing milkweed, please call (412) 963-6100 ext. 17 to ensure that we have it in stock. It sells out quickly (and that's a good thing!)

Native plants aren't just beautiful — they attract birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects to your garden. Visit Audubon Center for Native Plants at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve to pick up plants for spring planting. The center is open Tuesday - Saturday through fall and plants may be purchased in Audubon Nature Store.

Here's a list of plants available for the 2017 season:

Actaea pachypoda- Doll's Eye

Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion

Allium tricoccum - Ramps

Amelanchier arborea - Serviceberry

Anemone virginiana – Thimble weed.

Antennaria plantaginifolia-Plantain-leaved pussytoes

Aquilegia canadensis – Wild Columbine

Aralia racemosa – Spikenard

Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-Pulpit.

Aruncus dioicus - Goat's-beard

Asarum canadense - Wild Ginger

Asimina triloba - Pawpaw

Baptisia australis- Blue False Indigo

Bryophytes - moss

Campanula americana - American Bellflower

Cephalanthus occidentalis - Buttonbush

Cercis canadensis – Eastern Redbud

Clematis viorna - Leatherflower

Clematis virginiana - Virgin's bower

Cornus amomum - Silky Dogwood

Cornus racemosa - Gray Dogwood

Crataegus - Hawthorn

Desmodium canadense - Showy Ticktrefoil

Doellingeria umbellatus - Flat-topped Aster

Dryopteris - Wood Fern

Eupatoriadelphus maculatus – Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Eupatorium perfoliatum - Boneset 

Eurybia divaricata/schreberi-White Wood Aster

Fragaria virginiana - Wild Strawberry

Filipendula rubra - Queen of the prairie

Gentiana clausa - Bottle Gentian

Geranium maculatum - Wild Geranium

Helenium autumnale – Helen’s flower

Helenium flexuosum - Purple Sneezeweed

Heliopsis helianthoides - Oxeye

Heuchera americana - Coral-bells

Hibiscus moscheutos - Rose-mallow

Hydrophyllum canadense - Maple-leaf Waterleaf

Hydrophyllum virginianum - Virginia Waterleaf

Hypericum prolificum - Shrubby St. Johnswort

Jeffersonia diphylla – Twinleaf

Juglans cinerea - Butternut

Liatris spicata - Blazing star

Lindera benzoin – Spicebush

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

Lobelia siphilitica - Blue Lobelia

Mertensia virginica – VA Bluebells

Mitchella repens-Partridgeberry

Monarda didyma - Bee Balm

Oclemena acuminata - Whorled Wood aster

Oenothera biennis -Evening Promrose

Onoclea sensibilis - Sensitive Fern

Opuntia humifusa - Prickly Pear

Penstemon digitalis - White Beardtongue

Phlox paniculata- Summer Phlox

Polemonium reptans - Jacob's Ladder

Polygonatum canaliculatum- Giant Solomon’s Seal

Porteranthus trifoliatus - Bowman's Root

Pycnanthemum virginianum - Mountain Mint

Quercus alba - White Oak

Quercus rubra - Red Oak

Rosa carolina-Pasture Rose

Rubus allegheniensis - Allegheny Blackberry

Rudbeckia triloba - Three-lobed Coneflower

Sanguinaria canadensis – Bloodroot.

Saxifraga pensylvanica-Swamp Saxifrage

Senecio aureus – Golden Ragwort

Senna herbacarpa - Wild Senna

Silphium trifoliatum - Whorled Rosinweed

Sisyrinchium augustifolium- Blue-eyed Grass

Solidago caesia - Wreath Goldenrod

Stylophorum diphyllum - Wood Poppy

Symphyotrichum cordifolium - Blue Heart-leaved aster

Symphyotrichum lateriflorum - Calico Aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae - N.E. Aster.

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium- Aromatic Aster

Symphotrichum pilosum - Frost Aster  

Trautvetteria caroliniensis - Tassel-Rue

Trillium grandiflorum - White Trillium

Trillium erectum- Wakerobin

Trillum sessile- Toad Trillium

Vernonia noveboracensis - N.Y. Ironweed

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's-root

Viburnum aceriflolium - Mapleleaf Viburnum

Viola striata - Cream Violet

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

 

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