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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