Species List

Common Name(s)sort descending Title Restoration Potential
American beakgrain Diarrhena americana proven performer if sufficient seed
American bittersweet Celastrus scandens undetermined
American germander Teucrium canadense undetermined
Bearded short husk Brachyelytrum erectum proven performer given sufficient seed
Bishop's cap Mitella diphylla low by seed due to limited seed availability
Bladder nut Staphylea trifolia medium by seed
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis low to medium by seed
Blue cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides low by seed due to delayed germination and time to reproductive maturity
Bottlebrush grass Elymus hystrix proven performer
Brown-eyed Susan Rudbeckia triloba proven performer
Bur reed sedge Carex sparganoides proven performer
Cardinal flower Lobelia cardinalis proven performer
Cluster leaf tick trefoil Desmodium glutinosum medium by seed
Common blue heart-leaved aster Aster cordifolius proven performer
Coralberry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus medium to high by seed
Culver's root Veronicastrum virginicum medium by seed
Cut-leaf toothwort Cardamine concatenata undetermined or low by seed
Cutleaf coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata proven performer
Davis' sedge Carex davisii high to proven performer
Dooryard violet Viola sororia high by seed, if sufficient seed is available
Dutchman's breeches Dicentra cucullaria low by seed
Dwarf larkspur Delphinium tricorne low by seed
Early crowfoot Ranunculus abortivus
Early meadow rue Thalictrum dioicum undetermined
Elm-leaved goldenrod Solidago ulmifolia proven performer
False rue anemone Isopyrum biternatum medium by seed
False Solomon's seal Smilacina racemosa low to medium by seed
Forest lousewort, Wood betony Pedicularis canadensis undetermined or low by seed
Fowl manna grass Glyceria striata medium by seed
Golden alexanders Zizia aurea medium to high by seed
Great blue lobelia Lobelia siphilitica proven performer
Green briar Smilax herbacea undetermined, possibly low by seed
Green dragon Arisaema dracontium high by seed
Hairy brome Bromus pubescens proven performer
Hairy sedge Carex hirtifolia undetermined or low by seed
Hairy wood mint Blephilia hirsuta proven performer
Hedge nettle Stachys tenuifolia proven performer
Hepatica Hepatica acutiloba low to medium by seed
Hispid buttercup Ranunculus hispidus undetermined
Hispid buttercup Ranunculus hispidus Proven performer
Horse gentian, Wild coffee Triosteum perfoliatum undetermined or low by seed
Impatiens, Jewelweed Impatiens spp. undetermined or low by seed
Ironweed Vernonia balwinii high by seed
Ironwood Ostrya virginiana undetermined
Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum proven performer
Jacob's Ladder Polemonium reptans proven performer
James' sedge Carex jamesii medium potential by seed; possibly high potential vegetatively
Jumpseed Polygonum virginianum proven performer
Large flowered bellwort Uvularia grandiflora low by seed
Linden, Basswood Tilia americana undetermined; possibly low by seed
Lion's foot, White lettuce, Rattlesnake-root Prenanthes alba medium by seed
Long-beaked sedge Carex sprengelii medium by seed
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya undetermined
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum medium by seed
Meadow rue Thalictrum dasycarpum medium to high potential
Michigan lily Lilium michiganense low by seed
Monkey flower Mimulus ringens proven performer
Nodding fescue Festuca obtusa proven performer
Oak sedge Carex pennsylvanica undetermined or low by seed; excellent potential vegetatively
Panic grass Panicum latifolium undetermined or low by seed
Panicles tick trefoil Desmodium paniculatum medium by seed
Purple giant hyssop Agastache scrophulariifolia proven performer
Purple node joe pye weed Eupatorium purpureum proven performer
Pussy toes Antennaria plantaginifolia high by seed (proven performer if appropriate for restoration site)
Ranunculaceae Aquilegia canadensis proven performer
Rough-leaved sunflower Helianthus strumosus medium by seed
Round-leaved or Speckled dogwood Cornus rugosa high by seed
Rue anemone Anemonella thalictroides low by seed due to slow growth
Sedge Carex molesta proven performer
Side-flowered aster, Calico aster Aster lateriflorus proven performer
Slender wild rye Elymus villosus proven performer
Smooth ruellia Ruellia streptans undetermined
Solomon's seal Polygonatum biflorum medium by seed
Sparse-fruited sedge Carex oligocarpa undetermined or low by seed
Spikenard Aralia racemosa proven performer if sufficient seed
Spreading chervil Chaerophyllum procumbens undetermined or low by seed
Spring beauty Claytonia virginica medium by seed, if sufficient seed is available
Starry campion Silene stellata medium by seed
Starry false Solomon's seal Smilacina stellata
Stellate sedge Carex rosea medium by seed
Sycamore Platanus occidentalis high by seed
Tall anemone, Thimbleweed Anemone virginiana proven performer
Tall bellflower Campanula americana undetermined; probably medium to high by seed
Trout lily Erythronium albidum low by seed
Virginia blue bells Mertensia virginica medium by seed
Virginia waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum proven performer if sufficient seed
Wahoo, Burning bush Euonymous atropurpurea high, if sufficient seed and time available
White baneberry Actaea alba undetermined or low by seed
White grass Leersia virginica medium by seed
White snakeroot Eupatorium rugosum proven performer
Whorled milkweed Asclepias verticillata proven performer
Wild blue phlox, Forest phlox Phlox divaricata medium by seed
Wild geranium Geranium maculatum low to medium by seed
Wild ginger Asarum canadense medium
Wild leek Allium tricoccum high by seed
Wild licorice Galium circaezans undetermined or low by seed
Wild rose Rosa sp low by seed
Wingstem Verbesina alternifolia undetermined
Wood anemone Anemone quinquefolia low by seed (Mottl 2000)
Wood reed Cinna arundinacea undetermined
Woodland lettuce Lactuca floridana proven performer
Yellow forest violet Viola pubescens medium to low by seed, if sufficient seed is available
Yellow giant hyssop Agastache nepetoides proven performer
Yellow pimpernel Taenidia integerrima proven performer if sufficient seed is available
Zig zag goldenrod Solidago flexicaulis proven performer