Name Common Name USDA Height Wildlife Drought Alkaline Fall Bloom
  Zone     Tolerance Tolerance Color
Broadleaf Trees
Acer negundo
Manitoba Maple
2
70′
x
x
x
Acer platanoides
Norway Maple
3
70′
x
x
x
Alnus rugosa
Speckler Alder
2
18′
x
x
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Green Ash
2
60′
x
x
Gleditsia tricanthos
Honeylocust
4
50′
x
x
x
Malus spp.
Crabapples 2-4
2-4
15-50′
x
x
x
Populus spp.
Poplars 2-4 60+
2-4
60+’
x
x
x
x
Prunus americana
American Plum
3
25+’
x
x
x
Prunus serotina
Black Cherry
3
70′
x
x
x
Quercus macrocarpa
Burr Oak
2
80′
x
x
x
x
Salix alba ‘Vitellina’
Golden Willow
2-4
75′
x
Tilia spp.
Lindens
2-4
90+’
Ulmus pumila
Siberian Elm
4
50′
x
x
x
Broadleaf Shrubs
Acer ginnala
Amur Maple
3
20′
x
x
x
Amelanchier alnifolia
Saskatoon Serviceberry
3
10′
x
x
x
x
x
Caragana spp.
Pea Shrub
2-3
3-18′
x
x
x
Cornus sericea
Red Osier Dogwood
2
10′
x
x
Crataegus spp.
Hawthorn
3-5
15-30′
x
x
x
x
x
Elaeagnus commutata
Silverberry
2
12′
x
x
x
x
Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea Buckthorn
3
30′
x
x
x
Lonicera tatarica
Tatarian Honeysuckle
4
10′
x
x
x
Prunus besseyi
Sand Cherry
3
7′
x
x
x
x
x
Rhus trilobata
Skunkbush
2
4′
x
x
x
x
Rosa spp.
Shrub Roses
2-4
3-10′
x
x
x
x
Shepherdia argentea
Silver Buffaloberry
2-5
6′
x
x
x
x
Syringa spp.
Lilacs
2-5
9-30′
x
x
x
Symphoricarpos alba
Snowberry
3
3-4′
x
x
Conifers
Juniperus scopulorum
Rocky Mountain Juniper
4
30′
x
x
Juniperus virginiana
Eastern Red Cedar
3
75′
x
x
Picea abies
Norway Spruce
2
150′
x
x
Picea pungens glauca
Colorado Blue Spruce
2
100′
Pinus banksiana
Jack Pine
2
70′
x
x
Pinus contorta latifolia
Lodgepole Pine
4
75′
Pinus nigra
Austrian Pine
4
150′
x
x
x
Pinus sylvestris
Scotch Pine
2-5
60′
x
x
Pseudotsuga mens. glauca
Blue Douglas Fir
4
70+’
x
x

Additional information on specific topics can be found on the Plant Selection Guide