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Trees and Shrubs that Attract Birds


Cherries, Dogwoods, Viburnums, Serviceberries, Hemlock, Pines, Cedars, Spruces, Showy Mt.Ash, 

Sumacs ,Maples, Birches, Beech, Black Gum, Plums, Red Bud, Winterberry, Sycamore,

 Wild Black Currant, Sassafras


Trees and Shrubs that Attract Butterflies

Spicebush, Hop Tree, Prickly Ash, Balsam Poplar, Tulip Tree, Buckeye, Dogwoods,Winterberry,

 Hazelnut, Yellow Birch, Sumac, Oaks, Prickly Gooseberry, Willows, Arrowwood, Elderberries, Meadowsweet


Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

Grey Dogwood, Wild Flowering Raspberry, Chokeberry, Bush Honeysuckle, Choke Cherry, Sumac,

 Trembling Aspen, Serviceberry, Snowberry, Red Osier Dogwood, Willows


Rare and Uncommon Trees and Shrubs

   Cucumber, Ohio Buckeye, Dwarf Hackberry, Pawpaw,  Tulip Tree, Butternut ,Honey Locust,

 Kentucky Coffee Tree, Black Oak, Black Gum, Hop Tree, White Oak,  Bitternut Hickory,

Swamp White Oak,  Flowering Dogwood, Sycamore, Bladdernut, Prickly Ash,  Spice Bush, Buttonbush


Trees and Shrubs that are Salt Tolerant

Moderate: Balsam Fir, PagodaDogwood, Black Elderberry, Burr Oak, Choke Berry, Serviceberry,

 White Cedar, Hackberry,Nannyberry, American Elm, Yellow Birch

     High: Fragrant Sumac, WhiteBirch, White Spruce, Balsam Poplar, Bitternut Hickory, Black Cherry,

 Butternut, Canada Plum, Chokeberry, Ninebark, Red Oak, Snowberry, Staghorn Sumac,

Tamarack, White Oak, Winterberry, Witch Hazel


Invasive Species and Species of Concern

Common Name                       Latin Name

Tree of Heaven                                Ailanthusaltissima

European Black Alder                          Alnus glutinosa

European Barberry                             Berberis vugaris

Japanese Barbery                            Berberis thunbergii

Common Buckthorn                        Rhamnus cathatica

Glossy Buckthorn                              Rhamnus frangula

Norway Maple                                        Acer platanoides

      Autumn Olive                                 Elaeagnusumbellata           

for more information on invasive species:   http://www.invadingspecies.com/invaders/