Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Northwest Native Plant List

by Scientific Name

PLANT TYPE KEY:

F = Fern

P = Perennial

S = Shrub

T = Tree

W = Wetland

Click on plant's Scientific or Common Name for details

SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME TYPE OF PLANT
Abies amabilis Pacific Silver Fir, Cascades Fir, Lovely Fir, Red Fir, Silver Fir, White Fir

T

Abies concolor Concolor Fir, White Fir

T

Abies grandis Grand Fir, Giant Fir, Great Silver Fir, Lowland White Fir, Oregon Fir, Vancouver Fir, Western White Fir

T

Abies lasiocarpa Subalpine Fir, Rocky Mountain Fir

T

Abies procera Noble Fir, Red Fir, White Fir

T

Acer circinatum Vine Maple

T

Acer glabrum Douglas Maple, Rocky Mountain Maple

T

Acer grandidentatum Bigtooth Maple, Rocky Mountain Sugar Maple

T

Acer macrophyllum Big-Leaf Maple, Oregon Maple

T

Achillea millefolium Yarrow, Common Yarrow, Devil's Nettle, Gordaldo, Milfoil, Nosebleed Plant, Old Man's Pepper, Sanguinary, Soldier's Woundwort, Thousand-Leaf, Thousand-Seal

P

Achlys triphylla Vanilla Leaf, Deer's Foot, Sweet After Death, Vanilla-Leaf

P

Adiantum aleuticum Maidenhair Fern, Aleutian Maidenhair, Five-Fingered Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair

F

Aesculus californica Buckeye, California Horse Chestnut, Horse Chestnut

T

Allium acuminatum Hooker's Onion, Taper Tip Onion

P

Allium cernuum Nodding Onion, Lady's Leek, Nodding Wild Onion

P

Alnus rhombifolia White Alder

T

Alnus rubra Red Alder

T

Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata Sitka Alder, Slide Alder

T

Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry, Alder-Leaf Shadbush, Dwarf Shadbush, Saskatoon Berry, Western Juneberry, Western Serviceberry

S

Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting

P

Andromeda polifolia var. polifolia Bog Rosemary

S

Aquilegia formosa Red Columbine, Crimson Columbine, Western Columbine

P

Aralia californica California Aralia, California Spikenard, Elk Clover, Prairie Sagewort

P

Arbutus menziesii Pacific Madrone, Bearberry, Madrona, Madrono, Refrigerator Tree, Strawberry Tree

T

Arctostaphylos columbiana Hairy Manzanita

S

Arctostaphylos patula Greenleaf Manzanita

S

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Pinemat Manzanita

S

Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus Goatsbeard, Bride's Feathers

P

Asarum caudatum Wild Ginger, British Columbia Wild Ginger, Long-Tailed Wild Ginger Western Wild Ginger

P

Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum Lady Fern, Common Lady-Fern

F

Baccharis pilularis Coyote Bush, Bush Baccharis, Chaparral Broom, Coyote Brush

S

Betula glandulosa Scrub Birch, American Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Shrub Birch

T

Betula neoalaskana Alaska Birch, Alaska Paper Birch, Resin Birch

T

Betula occidentalis Red Birch, Water Birch

T

Betula papyrifera Paper Birch, American White Birch, Canoe Birch

T

Blechnum spicant Deer fern, Hard Fern

F

Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar

T

Calochortus uniflorus Cat's Ear, Large-Flowered Star-Tulip, Monterey Mariposa Lily, Short Stemmed Mariposa Lily

P

Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii Great Camas, Leichtlin's Camas

P

Camassia quamash Common Camas, Indian Hyacinth

P

Carex densa Dense Sedge

W

Carex obnupta Slough Sedge

W

Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus Buckbrush

S

Ceanothus integerrimus Deerbrush, Mountain Lilac

S

Ceanothus prostratus Mahala Mat

S

Ceanothus sanguineus Red Stem Ceanothus

S

Ceanothus thrysiflorus Blueblossom, California Lilac

S

Ceanothus velutinus Snowbrush, Red Root, Tobacco Brush

S

Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud

S

Cercocarpus betuloides Alderleaf Mahogany, Birch Leaf Mountain Mahogany

T

Cercocarpus ledifolius Curl Leaf Mountain Mahogany

T

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson's Cypress, Port Orford Cedar

T

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Alaska Cedar

T

Chamerion angustifolium var. canescens Fireweed

P

Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla Giant Chinkapin, Golden Chinkapin

T

Chrysolepis sempervirens Bush Chinquapin

S

Cistanthe tweedyi Tweedy's Lewisia, Quill-Leafed Lewisia

P

Clematis ligusticifolia Western Clematis, Virgin's Bower

P

Cornus nuttallii Pacific Dogwood

T

Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis Creek Dogwood

S

Cornus sericea ssp. stolonifera Red-Osier Dogwood

S

Cornus sessilis Blackfruit Dogwood

T

Cornus unalaschkensis Bunchberry, Pigeonberry, Western Cordilleran Bunchberry

P

Corylus cornuta var. californica Western Hazelnut

T

Crataegus douglasii Douglas Hawthorn, Black Hawthorn

T

Cupressus bakeri Baker's Cypress, Modoc Cypress

T

Cynoglossum grande Grand Hounds Tongue

P

Delphinium trollifolium Trollius-Leaf Larkspur, Columbian Larkspur, Poison Larkspur

P

Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa Bleeding Heart

P

Dichelostemma congestum Field Cluster Lily, Harvest Lily

P

Dodecatheon hendersonii Shooting Star, Mosquito Bill

P

Dryopteris arguta Coastal Shield Fern, Coastal Wood Fern, Wood Fern

F

Eleocharis palustris or eleocharis macrostachyas Common Spike Rush, Creeping Spike-Rush

W

Erythronium grandiflorum var. grandiflorum Dogtooth Violet, Glacier Lily

P

Erythronium oreganum Fawn Lily

P

Erythronium revolutum Pink Fawn Lily

P

Fragaria chiloensis Coastal Strawberry

P

Fragaria vesca Wood's Strawberry, Woodland Strawberry

P

Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala Wild Strawberry

P

Fraxinus latifolia Oregon Ash

T

Fritillaria affinis Chocolate Lily

P

Fritillaria camaschatcensis Kamchatka Lily, Black Lily, Chocolate Lily, Dirty Diaper, Indian Rice, Kamchatka Fritillary, Northern Rice-Root, Outhouse Lily, Rice Lily, Skunk Lily, Wild Rice

P

Fritillaria pudica Yellow Bells

P

Gaillardia arista Blanketflower

P

Garrya elliptica Coast Silk-Tassel, Silk-Tassel, Wavyleaf Silktassel

S

Garrya fremontii Fremont Silk-Tassel, Fever Bush

S

Gaultheria shallon Salal

S

Geum macrophyllum var. macrophyllum Large-Leaf Avens

P

Ginko biloba Maidenhair Tree

T

Goodyera oblongifolia Rattlesnake Plantain

P

Heracleum lanatum Cow Parsnip

P

Holodiscus discolor Oceanspray, Creambush

S

Hydrophyllum tenuipes Pacific Waterleaf, Slender Waterleaf

P

Iris chrysophylla Yellow-Leaf Iris, Slender Tubed Iris

P

Iris douglasiana Douglas Iris

P

Iris missouriensis Western Iris

P

Iris purdyi Purdy's Iris

P

Iris setosa Wild Flag

P

Iris tenax Oregon Iris

P

Juncus effusus Common Rush

W

Juncus ensifolius Dagger Leaf Rush, Dwarf Rush, Swordleaf Rush, Three-Stamened Rush, Three-Stemmed Rush

W

Juniperus communis Common Juniper

T

Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain Juniper

T

Larix lyallii Alpine Larch

T

Ledum glandulosum [Rhododendron neoglandulosum] Labrador Tea, Trapper's Tea

S

Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana Lewisia

P

Lewisia columbiana var. rupicola Columbian Lewisia

P

Lewisia cotyledon Siskiyou Lewisia, Cliff Maids

P

Lewisia leeana Lee's Lewisia, Quill-Leafed Lewisia

P

Lilium bolanderi Bolander's Lily

P

Lilium columbianum Tiger Lily

P

Lilium kelloggii Kellogg's Lily

P

Lilium occidentale Western Lily

P

Lilium pardalinum ssp. pardalinum Leopard Lily

P

Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri Vollmer's Lily

P

Lilium pardalinum ssp. wigginsii Wiggins' Lily

P

Lilium parryi Lemon Lily

P

Lilium parvum Sierra Tiger Lily, Ditch Lily

P

Lilium washingtonianum Washington Lily, Shasta Lily

P

Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens Purple-Flowered Washington Lily, Cascade lily, Mount Hood Lily

P

Linnaea borealis var. longiflora Twinflower

P

Lithocarpus densiflorus Shrub Tan Oak

T

Lonicera ciliosa Orange Honeysuckle

S

Lonicera hispidula Pink Honeysuckle

S

Lonicera involucrata Twinberry

S

Lupinus rivularis Stream Lupine, Riverbank Lupine

P

Lysicitum americanus Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern

P

Mahonia [Berberis] aquifolium Tall Oregon Grape, Hollyleaved Barberry

S

Mahonia [Berberis] nervosa Cascade Oregon Grape, Dull Oregon-Grape, Dwarf Oregon-Grape

S

Mahonia [Berberis] repens Creeping Oregon Grape, Creeping Mahonia, Creeping Barberry, Prostrate Barberry, Truckee Barberry

S

Maianthemum dilatatum False Lily-Of-The-Valley

P

Maianthemum racemosum False Solomon's Seal

P

Maianthemum stellatum Star-Flowered Solomon's Seal

P

Malus fusca Western Crabapple

T

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood

T

Mimulus guttatus Monkey Flower

P

Myosotis alpestris Alpine Forget-Me-Not

P

Myrica californica Pacific Wax Myrtle, California Wax Myrtle

S

Myrica gale Sweet Gale, Pacific Bayberry

S

Oemleria cerasiformis Indian Plum, Bird Cherry, Oso Berry, Skunk Bush

S

Oenthera elata ssp. hirsutissima Hooker's Evening Primrose, Sun Drops

P

Olsynium douglasii Douglas' Grasswidow

P

Oplopanax horridus Devil's Club

S

Oxalis oregana Oxalis, Wood Sorrel

P

Paxistima myrsinites Oregon Boxleaf, Falsebox, Mountain Lover, Myrtle Box Leaf

S

Penstemon serrulatus Cascade Penstemon, Coast Penstemon

P

Philadelphus lewisii Mock Orange, Syringa

S

Physocarpus capitatus Pacific Ninebark, Tall Ninebark

S

Physocarpus malvaceus Mallow Ninebark

S

Picea breweriana Brewer's Spruce, Weeping Spruce

T

Picea engelmannii Engelmann Spruce

T

Picea sitchensis Sitka Spruce

T

Pinus aristata Bristle Cone Pine, Rocky Mountain Bristlecone Pine

T

Pinus contorta var. contorta Shore Pine

T

Pinus contorta var. latifolia Lodgepole Pine

T

Pinus monticola Western White Pine, Idaho Pine

T

Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa Pine, Blackjack Pine, Bull Pine, Yellow Pine

T

Pinus sabiniana Foothill Pine, Bull Pine, California Foothill Pine, Ghost Pine, Grey Pine, Nut Pine

T

Polypodium glycyrrhiza Licorice Fern, Many-Footed Fern, Sweet Root

F

Polystichum munitum Sword Fern, Christmas Fern, Sword Holly Fern

F

Populus tremuloides Quaking Aspen, American Aspen, Golden Aspen, Mountain Aspen, Popple, Quakies,  Trembling Poplar, Western Trembling Aspen, White Poplar

T

Populus trichocarpa Black Cottonwood, California Poplar, Western Balsam Poplar

T

Potentilla fruticosa Shrubby Cinquefoil

S

Prosartes hookeri Hooker's Fairybells, Drops of Gold

P

Prosartes smithii Smith's Fairybells, Fairy Lantern, Largeflower Fairybells

P

Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata Heal-All, Heart-of-the-earth, Self-Heal

S

Prunus americana American Plum, Marshall's Large Yellow Sweet Plum, Wild Plum

S

Prunus emarginata Bitter Cherry, Oregon Cherry

T

Prunus subcordata Klamath Plum, Oregon Plum, Sierra Plum

T

Prunus virginiana Chokecherry, Bitter-Cherry, Virginia Bird Cherry

T

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii Douglas Fir, Coast Douglas Fir

T

Quercus chrysolepis Canyon Live Oak, Golden Cup Oak

T

Quercus garryana var. garryana Garry Oak, Oregon Oak, Oregon White Oak

T

Quercus kelloggii Black Oak, California Black Oak, Kellogg Oak

T

Quercus sadleriana Sadler's Oak, Deer Oak

T

Quercus vaccinifolia Huckleberry Oak

T

Rhamnus purshiana Cascara, Bearberry, Cascara Buckthorn, Chittam

S

Rhododendron albiflorum Cascade Azalea, White-Flowered Rhododendron

S

Rhododendron macrophyllum Pacific Rhododendron

S

Rhododendron occidentale Western Azalea

S

Rhus glabra Smooth Sumac

S

Rhus trilobata Three-Leaf Sumac, Skunkbush

S

Ribes aureum var. aureum Golden Currant

S

Ribes cereum var. cereum Wax Currant

S

Ribes divaricatum Black Gooseberry, Coast Black Gooseberry

S

Ribes menziesii Menzie's Gooseberry, Canyon Gooseberry, Prickly Gooseberry

S

Ribes sanguineum Red-Flowering Currant

S

Rosa gymnocarpa Bald-Hip Rose, Dwarf Rose, Little Wild Rose

S

Rosa nutkana Nootka Rose, Bristly Rose, Wild Rose

S

Rosa pisocarpa Clustered Rose, Peafruit Rose

S

Rosa woodsii Wood's Rose

S

Rubus leucodermis Black Raspberry, Blackcap Raspberry, Blue Raspberry, Whitebark Raspberry

S

Rubus parviflorus Thimbleberry

S

Rubus spectabilis Salmonberry

S

Rubus ursinus California Blackberry/Dewberry, Douglas Berry, Pacific Blackberry/Dewberry

S

Sagittaria latifolia Wapato, Arrowhead, Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato, Indian Potato

W

Salix hookeriana Hooker's Willow, Coastal Willow, Dune Willow

T

Salix lasiolepis Arroyo Willow

T

Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra Pacific Willow

T

Salix scouleriana Scouler's Willow, Black Willow, Fire Willow, Mountain Pussy Willow, Mountain Willow, Nuttall Willow

T

Salix sitchensis Sitka Willow

T

Sambucus mexicana Blue Elderberry

S

Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens Red Elderberry

S

Scirpus microcarpus, aka s. sylvaticus or s. rubroticus Small-Flowered Bulrush, Mountain Bog Bulrush, Panicled Bulrush, Redstem Bulrush, Small-Fruited Bulrush

W

Sedum oreganum Oregon Stonecrop

P

Sedum spathulifolium ssp. spathulifolium Broadleaf Stonecrop

P

Sequoia sempervirens California Redwood, Coast Redwood, Giant Redwood

T

Sequoiadendron giganteum Giant Sequoia, Giant Redwood, Sierra Redwood, Sierran Redwood, Wellingtonia

T

Sidalcea cusickii Cusick's Checkermallow, Cusick's Sidalcea

P

Sidalcea nelsoniana Nelson's Checkerbloom, Nelson's Checker-Mallow

P

Sidalcea virgata Cusick's Checkermallow, Dwarf Checkerbloom, Rose Checkermallow, Wild Hollyhock

P

Sisyrinchium bellum Western Blue-Eyed Grass

P

Sisyrinchium californicum Golden Blue-Eyed Grass, Golden-Eyed Grass, Yellow-Eyed Grass

P

Solidago canadensis var. salebrosa Canada Goldenrod

P

Sorbus scopulina Dwarf Mountain Ash, Cascade Mountain Ash, Greene Mountain Ash

S

Sorbus sitchensis Sitka Mountain Ash

S

Spiraea betulifolia var. lucida Birchleaf Spirea, Shiny-Leaf Spirea

S

Spiraea douglasii Douglas Spirea, Hardhack, Hardhack Steeplebush, Rose Spiraea

S

Spiraea splendens Rosy Spirea, Subalpine Spirea

S

Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus Snowberry, Canyon Snowberry

S

Symphoricarpos occidentalis Western Snowberry, Wolfberry

S

Symphyotrichum chilense Pacific Aster, Common California Aster, Wetland Aster

P

Symphyotrichum subspicatum Douglas Aster

P

Synthyris reniformis Spring Queen, Kitten Tails, Snow Queen, Snowqueen

P

Tellima grandiflora Fringecup, Bigflower Tellima

P

Thuja plicata Giant Arborvitae, Giant Cedar, Shinglewood, Western Red Cedar

T

Tolmiea menziesii Piggyback Plant, Mother-of-Thousands, Youth-On-Age

P

Trillium kurabayashii Giant Purple Trillium, Giant Purple Wakerobin

P

Trillium ovatum ssp. ovatum Western Trillium, Pacific Trillium, Western Wakerobin

P

Trillium parviflorum Sessile Trillium, Small-Flowered Trillium, Small-Flowered Wakerobin

P

Triteleia hyacinthina Fool's Onion, Hyacinth Brodiaea, White Brodiaea

P

Tsuga heterophylla Western Hemlock

T

Tsuga mertensiana Mountain Hemlock

T

Typha latifolia Cattail, Black Paddy, Broadleaf Cattail, Bull Rush, Bulrush, Reed Mace, Common Bulrush, Common Cattail, Cooper's Reed, Cumbungi, Great Reedmace

W

Umbellularia californica Oregon Myrtle, Balm of Heaven, California Bay Laurel, Cinnamon Bush, Headache Tree, Mountain Laurel, Peppernut Tree, Pepperwood, Spicebush

T

Vaccinium caespitosum Dwarf Huckleberry, Dwarf Bilberry, Dwarf Blueberry

S

Vaccinium membranaceum Mountain Huckleberry, Big Huckleberry, Black Huckleberry, Square-Twig Blueberry, Tall Huckleberry, Thinleaf Huckleberry

S

Vaccinium ovalifolium Oval Leaf Huckleberry, Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-Leaf Blueberry

S

Vaccinium ovatum Evergreen Huckleberry, California Huckleberry, Winter Huckleberry

S

Vaccinium parvifolium Red Huckleberry, Grouse Whortleberry, Grouseberry, Littleleaf Huckleberry, Red Alpine Blueberry

S

Vaccinium scoparium Littleleaf Huckleberry, Grouse Whortleberry, Grouseberry, Red Alpine Blueberry

S

Vancouveria hexandra Inside-Out Flower

P

Veratrum viride Corn Lily, American False Hellebore, American White Hellebore, Bear Corn, Big Hellebore, Blue Hellebore, Devils Bite, Duck Retten, False Hellebore, Green False Hellebore, Indian Hellebore, Indian Poke, Itch-weed, Itchweed, Poor Annie, Tickleweed

P

Viburnum edule Moosewood Viburnum, Highbush Cranberry, Lowbush Cranberry, Moosomin, Pembina, Squashberry

S

Viburnum ellipticum Oval Leaf Viburnum, Common Viburnum

S

Viburnum opulus var. americanum American Cranberry Bush

S

Viola adunca Early blue Violet, Hookedspur Violet, Western Dog Violet, Western Long Spurred Violet

P

Viola glabella Yellow Violet, Pioneer Violet, Stream Violet

P

Viola sempervirens Evergreen Violet, Redwood Violet, Trailing Yellow Violet

P

Vitis californica Western Wild Grape

S

Xerophyllum tenax Bear Grass, Indian Basket Grass, Quip-Quip, Soap Grass

P

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