Shrub


 
Aesculus pavia
Red buckeye

Showy understory shrub with attractive crimson flowers in the early spring.

Alnus serrulata
Tag alder

Broad-leaved deciduous shrub with persistent seed cones.

Amelanchier arborea
Downy service-berry

A small tree or shrub with a narrow, round crown and white elongate petals at the branch tip.

Amelanchier canadensis
Serviceberry

Multi stemmed shrub or small tree with numerous white flowers early in the season. Fruits (pomes) are dark purple when ripe in June-July. Edible and sweet.

Aronia arbutifolia
Red chokeberry

Large shrub, simple serrate leaf; pinkish to white flowers, black drupe.

Callicarpa americana
American beautyberry

Deciduous shrub; arching stems; showy fucshia-colored fruits, lovely scent to stems and leaves.

Calycanthus floridus
Sweetshrub

Showy deciduous shrub with fragrant bark and flowers with fleshy burgundy petals.

Ceanothus americanus
New Jersey tea

Low deciduous shrub with dark glossy leaves and bright white flower clusters. 

Cephalanthus occidentalis
Button bush

Shrub-tree, white globe-shaped flowers, red foliage and seed heads in fall.  High salt tolerance.

Clethra alnifolia
Sweet pepper bush

Shrub or small tree with spikes of fragrant white flowers.

Cornus amomum
Silky dogwood

Spreading, deciduous shrub; inflorescence a cyme of small white flowers; blue fruits.

Cyrilla racemiflora
Titi

Tall shrub or tree; semi evergreen; dangling racemes of white flowers.

Eubotrys racemosus
Swamp doghobble

Tardily deciduous shrub with delicate bell shape flowers on racemes.

Hamamelis virginiana
Witch hazel

Small deciduous tree, early spring flowers; deeply veined serrate leaves.

Ilex decidua
Possum haw

Broad-leaved deciduous shrub; tolerates full shade; orange/red berries.  Low salt tolerance.

Ilex glabra
Inkberry

Evergreen rhizomatous shrub with black drupes.  Low salt tolerance.

Ilex verticillata
Winterberry

Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with brilliant red drupes persisting into midwinter.

Ilex vomitoria
Yaupon

Broadleaf evergreen shrub or small tree with red berries remaining until late winter. 

Itea virginica
Virginia sweetspire

Shrub with white bell-shaped flowers in dense drooping racemes.

Lindera benzoin
Spice bush

Shrub with aromatic stems and leaves, red stems and red fall foliage.

Lyonia lucida
Fetterbush

Broadleaf evergreen colony forming shrub with delicate bell shaped flowers on a drooping panicle.

Morella cerifera
Wax myrtle

Aromatic evergreen shrub or small tree with waxy bluish berries.  Low salt tolerance.

Physocarpus opulifolius
Ninebark

Showy deciduous shrub with beautiful clusters of bell shaped flowers and characteristic peeling bark.

Rhododendron arborescens
Smooth/Sweet azalea

Dark green foliage and inconspicuous white flowers, with a smattering of conspicuous brown fruits or seeds.

Rhododendron atlanticum
Dwarf azalea

Low growing azalea with abundant pinkish-white, fragrant blooms April to May.

Rosa palustris
Swamp rose

Rambling rose with delicate pink flowers June through October.

Spiraea tomentosa
Hardhack

Shrub of bogs, wet meadows, and low woodlands; pink flowers.

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Coralberry

Erect colonizing multi-stemmed shrub, coral colored berries.

Vaccinium corymbosum
Highbush blueberry

A deciduous shrub often forming dense thickets with glossy dark green foliage and sweet berries in midsummer.

Viburnum dentatum
Arrow wood

Shrub with arrow-straight stems, opposite leaves, black drupes.

Viburnum nudum
Possum haw viburnum

Showy tardily deciduous native shrub with blue black drupes persisting into midwinter.

Xanthorhiza simplicissima
Yellow root

Low colonizing deciduous shrub.