Plants that Tolerate Wet Conditions

Perennials

Acorus calamus - Sweet Flag

Acorus pseudacorus - Yellow Flag

Alisma plantago ’Aquatica’ - Water Plantain

Carex crinita - Fringed Sedge

Carex stricta - Tussock Sedge

Chelone lyonii & C. obliqua - Turtlehead

Filipendula species - Meadowsweet

Hibiscus moscheutos - Hardy Hibiscus

Iris versicolor - Blue Flag Iris

Juncus canadensis - Canadian Rush

Juncus effusus - Soft Rush

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

Lysimachia clethroides - Gooseneck Loosestrife

Matteuchia struthiopteris - Ostrich Fern

Myosotis scoparius - Forget-Me-Nots

Nuphar  lutea - Yellow Water Lily

Nymphea tuberosa - White Water Lily

Osmunda cinnamonea - Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda regalis - Royal Fern

Physostegia virginiana - Obedient Plant

Pontaderia cordata - Pickerel Weed

Sagitaria latifolia - Arrowhead

Scirpus atrovirens - Green Bulrush

Scirpus cyperinus - Wool Grass

Scirpus tabernaemontani - Soft Stem Bulrush

Typha latifolia - Broadleaf Cattail

Vernonia novearborescens - Iron Weed

Shrubs

Alnus rugosa - Speckled Alder

Azalea viscosum - Swamp Azalea

Cornus amomum - Silky Dogwood

Cornus sericea - Red Twig Dogwood

Clethra alnifolia - Summersweet

Fothergilla gardenii& F. major - Fothergilla

Ilex verticillata - Winterberry Holly

Itea virginica - Virginia Sweetspire

Physocarpus - Ninebark

Sambucus canadensis - Elderberry

Spirea latifolia - Meadowsweet

Vaccinium corymbosum - Blueberry

Viburnum dentatum - Arrowwood

Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw Viburnum

Trees

Abies balsamea - Balsam Fir

Amelanchier canadensis - Shadblow

Chamae. thyoides - Eastern WhiteCedar

Fraxinus americana - White Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica - Green Ash

Ilex opaca - American Holly

Lindera benzoin - Spicebush

Picea glauca - White Spruce

Picea mariana - Black Spruce

Populus tremuloides - Quaking Aspen

Quercus bicolor - Swamp White Oak

Salix discolor - Pussywillow

Taxodium distichum - Bald Cypress

Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’ - American Arborviate

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