Species List

Common Name(s)sort descending Title Restoration Potential
American beakgrain Diarrhena americana Proven performer
American germander Teucrium canadense Proven performer
Bishop's cap Mitella diphylla Low by seed due to limited seed availability
Bladder nut Staphylea trifolia Medium by seed; high vegetatively due to layering
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis Low by seed
Blue cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides Medium by seed (but requires patience)
Bottlebrush grass Elymus hystrix High by seed
Brown-eyed Susan Rudbeckia triloba Avoid!
Bur reed sedge Carex sparganoides Proven performer
Cardinal flower Lobelia cardinalis Proven performer
Carrion flower Smilax herbacea Undetermined, possibly low by seed
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; proven performer vegetatively
Culver's root Veronicastrum virginicum Medium by seed
Cut-leaf toothwort Cardamine concatenata Low by seed and vegetative spread
Cutleaf coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata Proven performer
Davis' sedge Carex davisii High to proven performer
Dooryard violet Viola sororia Proven performer
Dutchman's breeches Dicentra cucullaria Low by seed and vegetative spread
Early meadow rue Thalictrum dioicum Low by seed and vegetative spread
Elm-leaved goldenrod Solidago ulmifolia Proven performer by seed
False rue anemone Isopyrum biternatum Medium by seed
False Solomon's seal Smilacina racemosa Low by seed and vegetative spread
Forest lousewort, Wood betony Pedicularis canadensis Low by seed, undetermined vegetative spread
Fowl manna grass Glyceria striata Medium by seed
Golden alexanders Zizia aurea Medium to high by seed
Great blue lobelia Lobelia siphilitica High by seed; no vegetative spread
Green dragon Arisaema dracontium High by seed
Hairy brome Bromus pubescens Low
Hairy sedge Carex hirtifolia Undetermined or low by seed
Hairy wood mint Blephilia hirsuta Proven performer
Hedge nettle Stachys tenuifolia Medium by seed and vegetatively
Hispid buttercup Ranunculus hispidus Proven performer
Horse gentian, Wild coffee Triosteum perfoliatum Undetermined or low by seed
Ironweed Vernonia balwinii High by seed
Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum Medium
Jacob's Ladder Polemonium reptans Medium by seed
James' sedge Carex jamesii Medium potential by seed; high vegetatively
Jewelweed; touch-me-not/jewelweed; pale touch-me-not Impatiens capensis/ I. pallida Undetermined or low by seed
Jumpseed Polygonum virginianum Proven performer
Ladies' tobacco and Pussy toes Antennaria plantaginifolia and A. neglecta High by seed if appropriate for site
Large flowered bellwort Uvularia grandiflora Low by seed and vegetatively
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 Low (extremely) by seed; high vegetatively
Meadow rue Thalictrum dasycarpum Medium by seed
Monkey flower Mimulus ringens Proven performer
Nodding fescue Festuca subverticillata Proven performer
Oak sedge Carex pennsylvanica Undetermined or low by seed; excellent potential vegetatively
Panicled tick trefoil Desmodium paniculatum Medium by seed
Purple giant hyssop Agastache scrophulariifolia High by seed
Purple node joe pye weed Eupatorium purpureum High by seed
Rough-leaved sunflower Helianthus strumosus Low by seed
Round-leaved or Speckled dogwood Cornus rugosa high by seed
Rue anemone Anemonella thalictroides Low by seed
Sharplobe hepatica Hepatica nobilis Low by seed and vegetative spread
Side-flowered aster, Calico aster Symphyotrichum lateriflorum Proven performer
Slender wild rye Elymus villosus Proven performer
Solomon's seal Polygonatum biflorum medium 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
Troublesome sedge Carex molesta 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 columbine Aquilegia canadensis High 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