Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

Ninebark is a large (6′) shrub that develops long arching branches that provide excellent cover for wildlife. The outer layer of the bark peels in thin papery sheets leaving new, red wood underneath. Blossoms are white and are highly attractive to pollinators...
Juneberry/Service Berry (Amelanchier alnofolia)

Juneberry/Service Berry (Amelanchier alnofolia)

Juneberry is a medium to tall, suckering shrub that will reach 6-15 feet tall and 5-12 feet wide. It prefers lightly moist to moist soils, but tolerates sand and clay. Juneberry producers white flowers in the spring and edible purple fruit in summer. The fruit can be...
False Indigo (Amorpha fructicosa)

False Indigo (Amorpha fructicosa)

False Indigo is a large shrub that will reach 8-12 feet tall with a similar size spread. This shrub prefers a wetter soil and has bluish purple flowers with curved pods appearing in August. False Indigo has fibrous, spreading roots, prefers wet soil and re-grows...
Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Nannyberry is a large shrub or small tree that prefers moist to wet conditions. It is tolerant of flooding yet drought resistant. Many ground birds and songbirds eat the fruit that hold on until late season. Nannyberry is an excellent pollinator and is the host for...
Hazelnut (Corylus americana)

Hazelnut (Corylus americana)

The American Hazelnut is a medium to large shrub that grows in a variety of soils but is often found at the edge of woodlands and as understory among oaks. Hazelnuts produces edible nuts that are enjoyed by humans and wildlife. The shrub is tolerant to dry...