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Adams Needle or Bear Grass

Yucca filamentosa

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Allegheny Chinquapin

Castanea pumila

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

American Basswood or Linden

Tilia americana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

dry-moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

American Beech

Fagus grandiflora

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

American Dogwood

Cornus florida

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

part shade-shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

American Holly

Ilex opaca

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

American Hornbeam, Ironwood

Carpinus caroliniana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

American Plum

Prunus americana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

Light Conditions

Shade, Sun

Leaf Retention

American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Annual Wildrice

Zizania aquatica

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist, moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Atamasco Lily

Zephyranthes atamasco

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

Babys Breath Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) subulatus

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Beach Blanket Flower

Gaillardia pulchella

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Beach Dropseed

Sporobolus virginicus

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Beauty Berry

Callicarpa americana

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Beebalm, Red Bergamot

Monarda didyma

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Bitternut Hickory

Carya cordiformis

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Black Gum or Black Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Black-eyed Susan, Orange Coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum prunifolium

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Blazing Star, Gayfeather

Liatris spicata

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Bracken Fern

Pteridium aquilinum

Plant Type

Ferns

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Broomsedge

Andropogon virginicus

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Bushy Bluestem; Bushy Broomsedge

Andropogon glomeratus

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Button Bush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Cabbage Palmetto

Sabal palmetto

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Canadian Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Carolina Allspice

Calycanthus floridus

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Carolina Cherry Laurel

Prunus caroliniana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Carolina Fimbry

Fimbristylis caroliniana

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

Light Conditions

Leaf Retention

Carolina Jessamine

Gelsemium sempervirens

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Carolina mosquitofern, Fairy Moss

Azolla caronliniana

Plant Type

Ferns

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

Carolina Phlox, Summer Phlox

Phlox carolina

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Carolina Rose, Wild Rose

Rosa carolina

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Christmas Fern, Fiddle-head Fern

Polystichum acrosticoides

Plant Type

Ferns

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda cinnamomea

Plant Type

Ferns

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Coast Laurel Oak

Quercus hemisphaerica

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Coastal Leucothoe

Leucothoe axillaris

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Coastal Witch-Alder

Fothergilla gardenii

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Common Pawpaw

Asimina triloba

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Common Rush, Soft Rush

Juncus effusus

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Common Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Crossvine

Bignonia capreolata

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Cutleaf Coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Dahoon or Cassena Holly

Ilex cassine

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Deerberry

Vaccinium stamineum

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Devils Walking Stick

Aralia spinosa

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Downy Phlox, Prairy Phlox

Phlox pilosa

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Downy Serviceberry or Shadblow

Amelanchier arborea

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Dwarf Azalea, Coast Azalea

Rhododendron atlanticum

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Dwarf Crested Iris

Iris cristata

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

Dwarf Palmetto

Sabal minor

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Dwarf Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Dwarf Sweet Pepperbush, Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Ilex vomitoria 'Schilling's'

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Eastern Bluestar

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Eastern Smooth Penstemon or Beardtongue

Penstemon laevigatus

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Elephants Foot

Elephantopus tomentosus

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

Light Conditions

Leaf Retention

Fire Pink

Silene virginica

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Florida Leucothoe, Tall Fetterbush

Agarista populifolia

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Fringe tree

Chionanthus virginicus

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Golden Canna, Banana of the Everglades

Canna flaccida

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Golden Tickseed

Coreopsis tinctoria

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Grass-leaf Blazing Star

Liatris graminifolia (pilosa)

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

dry-moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Greater Tickseed

Coreopsis major

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Groundnut, Wild Potato

Apios americana

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Hackberry

Celtis laevigata

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Hazel Alder or Smooth Alder

Alnus serrulata

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Heartleaf Ginger, Piggies Ginger

Hexastylis (Asarum) arifolia

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Hercules Club

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

dry-moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Hop-hornbeam or Ironwood

Ostrya virginiana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

dry-moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Horse Sugar

Symplocos tinctoria

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Shade

Leaf Retention

semi-evergreen

Indian Grass

Sorgastrum nutans

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Indian Pink

Spigelia marilandica

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Indigo Bush

Amorpha fruticosa

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Inkberry

Ilex glabra

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Inland Sea Oats, River Oats

Chasmanthum latifolium

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Ironweed

Vernonia novaboracensis

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium (Eutrochium) fistulosum

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Lady Fern

Athyrium filix-femina

Plant Type

Ferns

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Late Purple Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) patens

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

deciduous

Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Live Oak

Quercus virginiana

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Loblolly Bay

Gordonia lasianthus

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Longleaf Pine

Pinus palustris

Plant Type

Trees

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Marsh Clematis, Blue Jasmine

Clematis crispa

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Marsh Elder

Iva frutescens

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun

Leaf Retention

Marsh Fimbry

Fimbristylis castanea

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

Light Conditions

Leaf Retention

Marsh Hay, Saltmeadow Cordgrass

Spartina patens

Plant Type

Grasses

Water Preference

moist-wet

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Maryland Golden Aster

Chrysopsis mariana

Plant Type

Perennials

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention

Needle Palm

Rhapidophyllum hystrix

Plant Type

Shrubs

Water Preference

moist

Light Conditions

Part Shade, Shade

Leaf Retention

evergreen

Netleaf Leatherflower

Clematis reticulata

Plant Type

Vines

Water Preference

moist-dry

Light Conditions

Sun, Part Shade

Leaf Retention