Wet Site Species

Riparian habitats frequently experience flooded conditions. Tolerance to standing water is therefore an important aspect in plant selection . The following plants will withstand flooded conditions for a week or more.

Box Elder Skunk Bush Burr Oak
Norway Maple Willow species Callery Pear
Red Maple Lilac Chokecherry
Speckled Alder Viburnum May Day Tree
River Birch Poplar species (except Aspen) Larch species
Dogwood Winterberry Holly American Sycamore
Siberian Dogwood Thornless Honey Locust Dawn Redwood
Green Ash Silverberry or Wolf Willow  

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