==Shrubs==

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Bladdernut
Staphylea trifolia
-15 ft. in height
-prefers full sun or light shade
-prefers rich, moist soil
-flowers in early summer
http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/trees/statri_flowers01.jpg


Elderberry
Sambucus canadensis
-6-12 ft. in height
-prefers sandy or loamy soil rich in humus and nitrogen
-enjoys partial sun, partial shade
-blooms midsummer
http://www.springvalleyroses.com/artwork/berries/elderberry-golden-200.jpg


Mountain Laurel
Kalmia latifolia
-5-15 ft. in height -tolerates full sun to full shade
-requires humus-rich, well drained acidic soil
-blooms in late spring
http://www.riverspirits.net/photo_images/mountain_laurel_cluster_v.jpg


Purple Flowering Raspberry
Rubus odoratus
-3-6 ft. in height
-prefers full to partial shade
-prefers moist soil
-flowers over a long period
http://www.hwcn.org/link/hmm/pflrasp.JPG


Pussy Willow
Salix discolor
-13-25 ft. tall
-can grow in most soils but needs compost
-prefers full sun but can survive in shade
http://www.lookoutnow.com/animal/images/2003_pw1.jpg


Red Chokeberry
Aronia arbutifolia
-5-12 ft. tall
-prefers sun to partial shade
-prefer humus-rich, well drained neutral to acid soil
-blooms in spring
-red berries appear in fall and remain throughout winter
http://www.invasive.org/eastern/midatlantic/img/arar1b.jpg


Sand Cherry
Prunus pumila
-6-8 ft. in height
-requires sandy-loamy well drained acidic soils
-requires full sun
-flowers in may
-dark blue-black fruits in the fall
http://ci.golden.co.us/images/imagemanager/sandcherry.jpg


Silverbell
Halesia tetraptera, carolina
-20-30 ft. tall
-requires moist, well-drained acidic soil
-prefers full sun to partial shade
-flowers in early spring
http://www.oplin.org/tree/fact%20pages/silverbell_carolina/flower.jpg


Virginia Rose
Rosa virginiana
-3-5 ft. tall
-does well in dry, sandy soils, well drained, acidic
-prefers full sun
-blooms in late summer
-flowers are replaced by red berries that can be eaten by butterflies and birds
http://www.nps.gov/acad/flow/pix/plots/six/6-40.jpg


Wild Hydrangea
Hydrangea arborescens
-can grow up to 6 ft. in height and width
-prefers full sun
-prefers humus-rich, well drained acidic soil
http://www.tva.gov/river/landandshore/stabilization/plants/images/hydrangea_arborescens.jpg


Winterberry Holly
Ilex verticillata
-6-10 ft. tall
-prefers full sun
-requires moist humus-rich, well drained acidic soil
-scarlet berries in winter
http://www.ontariowildflower.com/images/holly_winterberry.jpg


Witch Hazel
Hamamelis virginiana, vernalis
-2-5 ft. in height
-prefers full sun to light shade
-prefers moist well drained fertile soil but is very tolerant of most soils
-flowers midsummer
http://www.newsday.com/media/photo/2003-04/7361619.jpg


Viburnums

American Highbush Cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
-8-12 ft. in height
-prefers rich, well-drained soil, can be dry
-prefers full sun or partial shade
-blooms in late spring
http://www.painetworks.com/photos/fa/fa2256.JPG


Arrowwood
V. dentatum
-6-10 ft. in height
-prefers moist, well-drained acidic soils, intolerant of drought
-prefers full sun to partial shade
-blooms in spring
http://www.iowadnr.com/forestry/images/arrowwood.jpg


Black Haw
V. prunifolium
-12-14 ft. tall
-prefers full sun to partial shade
-prefers rich, moist soil
-blooms in spring
http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/forest/images/V-prunifolium.jpg


Hobble Bush
V. alnifolium
-3-6 ft. tall
-prefers shade
-prefers moist, well-drained soils
-blooms mid-summer
http://ibird.tripod.com/photos2/hobbleb.jpg


Mapleleaf Viburnum
V. acerifolium
-5-6 ft. in height
-shade tolerant, full to partial shade
-prefers moist, well drained soil but tolerates dry soils
-blooms in early summer
http://www.tva.gov/river/landandshore/stabilization/plants/images/viburnum_acerifolium.jpg


Nannyberry
V. lentage
-16-18 ft. tall
-does well in either full sun or full shade
-prefers rich loam to clay loam soils
-flowers bloom in may
http://www.fortparksandrec.com/images/Viburnum%20Lentago%20Nannyberry%20Tree.jpg


Rusty Blackhaw
V. rufidulum
-15-20 ft. tall
-prefers full to partial sun but is very shade tolerant
-tolerates dry soil, very adaptable
-blooms in spring
http://www.noble.org/imagegallery/Woodhtml/wood1-66/W241.JPG


Withe-rod
V. cassinoides
-5-12 ft. in height
-prefers partial sun to full shade
-very tolerant of soils
-flowers in late summer
http://www.tva.gov/river/landandshore/stabilization/plants/images/viburnum_cassinoides.jpg

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