Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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THUMB_Acer barbatum 3 SEF Acer barbatum (A. saccharum ssp. floridanum; A. floridanum) Southern Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Florida Maple
THUMB_Acer leucoderme 1 wiki Acer leucoderme (A. saccharum ssp. leucoderme) Chalk Maple, Chalkbark Maple, Whitebark Maple
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Acer nigrum (A. saccharum ssp. nigrum) Black Maple, Black Sugar Maple
THUMB_Acer pensylvanicum 1 wiki Acer pensylvanicum Striped Maple, Moosewood
THUMB_Acer rubrum 4 LBJ Acer rubrum Red Maple, Scarlet Maple, Swamp Maple
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Acer saccharinum Silver Maple
THUMB_Acer saccharum,SugarMaple 1 wiki Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum (A. saccharum) Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple
THUMB_Aesculus flava 2 SEF Aesculus flava (A. octandra) Yellow Buckeye
THUMB_Aesculus glabra 3 LBJ Aesculus glabra Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye
THUMB_Aesculus pavia 3 LBJ Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye
THUMB_Common_Serviceberry_Amelanchier_arborea_leaves_Wiki_Dcrjsr Amelanchier arborea Common Serviceberry
THUMB__Canadian_Serviceberry_Amelanchier_canadensis_flower_WIKI Amelanchier canadensis Canadian Serviceberry
THUMB_Allegheny_Serviceberry_Amelanchier_laevis_WIKI Amelanchier laevis Allegheny Serviceberry
THUMB_Aralia spinosa 3 wiki Aralia spinosa Devil’s Walkingstick, Hercules Club Prickly Ash, Angelica Tree
THUMB_Asimina triloba 1 SEF Asimina triloba Pawpaw, Dog Banana
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Betula alleghaniensis (B. lutea) Yellow Birch
THUMB_Betula lenta 2 wiki Betula lenta Sweet Birch, Cherry Birch, Black Birch
THUMB_Betula nigra 3 LBJ Betula nigra River Birch, Red Birch
THUMB_Carpinus caroliniana 3 LBJ Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam, Musclewood, Blue Beech, Ironwood
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Carya cordiformis Bitternut Hickory, Swamp Hickory
THUMB_Carya glabra 3 JH Carya glabra Pignut Hickory
THUMB_Carya illinoinensis 4 LBJ Carya illinoinensis Pecan, Hardy Pecan
THUMB_Carya ovata 4 JH Carya ovata Shagbark Hickory
THUMB_Carya tomentosa 2 JH Carya tomentosa Mockernut Hickory, White Hickory, Big Bud   Hickory
THUMB_Castanea dentata 2 SF Castanea dentata American Chestnut
THUMB_Catalpa bignonioides flower LBJ Catalpa bignonioides Southern Catalpa, Cigar Tree, Indian Bean
THUMB_Catalpa speciosa 2 JH Catalpa speciosa Northern Catalpa, Hardy Catalpa, Cigar Tree
THUMB_Celtis occidentalis 2 wiki Celtis occidentalis Hackberry, Common Hackberry
THUMB_Celtis tenuifolia 1 Chris Evans Celtis tenuifolia (C. georgiana) Dwarf Hackberry, Small Sugar Hackberry
THUMB_Cercis canadensis 4 JH Cercis canadensis Redbud, Eastern Redbud
THUMB_Chionanthus virginicus flower closeup LBJ Chionanthus virginicus White Fringetree, Grancy Gray Beard, Old-man’s-beard, Fringe Tree
THUMB_Cladrastis kentukea 2 LBJ Cladrastis kentukea (C. lutea) Yellowwood, American Yellowwood
THUMB_Cornus alternifolia 1 wiki Cornus alternifolia Pagoda Dogwood
THUMB_Cornus drummondii 3 LBJ Cornus drummondii Roughleaf Dogwood, Drummond’s Dogwood
THUMB_Cornus florida 1 SEF Cornus florida Flowering Dogwood
THUMB_Cotinus obovatus 3 LBJ Cotinus obovatus ( C. americanus) American Smoketree, Chittamwood
THUMB_Crataegus crus-galli wiki Crataegus crus-galli Cockspur Hawthorn
THUMB_Crataegus marshallii 2 SEF Crataegus marshallii Parsley Hawthorn
THUMB_Crataegus mollis 2 wiki Crataegus mollis Downy Hawthorn
THUMB_Crataegus phaenopyrum 2 JH Crataegus phaenopyrum Washington Hawthorn
THUMB_Crataegus viridis 2 T. Davis Sydnor Crataegus viridis Green Hawthorn
THUMB_Diospyros virginiana 3 SEF Diospyros virginiana Common Persimmon, Possumwood, Eastern Persimmon
THUMB_Euonymus atropurpureus 1 wiki Euonymus atropurpureus Eastern Wahoo, Burningbush
THUMB_Fagus grandifolia leaves wiki Fagus grandifolia American Beech
THUMB_Frangula caroliniana berries LBJ Frangula caroliniana (Rhamnus caroliniana) Carolina Buckthorn, Carolina False Buckthorn, Indian Cherry
THUMB_Fraxinus americana Paul Wray Iowa State U FI Fraxinus americana White Ash
THUMB_Fraxinus pennsyl leaves LBJ Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green Ash, Red Ash
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Fraxinus quadrangulata Blue Ash
THUMB_Gleditsia tri leaves closeup JH Gleditsia triacanthos Common Honeylocust, Honey Locust, Sweet Locust
THUMB_Gymnocladus dioicus seeds JH Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffeetree
THUMB_Halesia tetraptera flowers wiki Halesia tetraptera (H. carolina) Silverbell, Mountain Silverbell
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Hamamelis virginiana American Witchhazel
THUMB_Ilex decidua berries SEF Ilex decidua Possumhaw
THUMB_Ilex opaca leaves SEF Ilex opaca American Holly
THUMB_Ilex vomitoria berries SEF Ilex vomitoria Yaupon Holly
THUMB_Juglans nigra leaves nuts wiki Juglans nigra Black Walnut, Eastern Black Walnut
THUMB_Juniperus virginiana berries SEF Juniperus virginiana Eastern Red-cedar, Redcedar
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Liquidambar styraciflua Sweetgum, Redgum, Starleaf-gum
THUMB_Liriodendron tulipifera leaf flower closeup LBJ Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Poplar, Tulip Tree, Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia
THUMB_Magnolia acuminata fruit leaf closeup LBJ Magnolia acuminata Cucumbertree
THUMB_Magnolia grandiflora flower leaf wiki Magnolia grandiflora Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay, Evergreen Magnolia
THUMB_Magnolia_macrophylla_fruit SEF Magnolia macrophylla  Bigleaf Magnolia
THUMB_Magnolia tripetala leaf 2 LBJ Magnolia tripetala Umbrella Magnolia, Umbrella-Tree
THUMB_Malus angustifolia leaf SEF Malus angustifolia (Pyrus angustifolia) Southern Crabapple, Southern Crab Apple
THUMB_Morus rubra berry closeup SEF Morus rubra Red Mulberry
THUMB_Nyssa aquatica trunks SEF Nyssa aquatica Water Tupelo, Cotton Gum, Tupelo Gum
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Nyssa sylvatica Black Tupelo, Black Gum, Sour Gum
THUMB_Ostrya virginiana fruits wiki Ostrya virginiana American Hophornbeam, Ironwood, Eastern Hophornbeam
THUMB_Oxydendrum arboreum flowers LBJ Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood, Sorrel Tree, Lily-of-the-Valley Tree
THUMB_Pinus echinata flowers LBJ Pinus echinata  Shortleaf Pine, Yellow Pine, Spruce Pine
Pinus rigida  Pitch Pine, Northern Pitch Pine
THUMB_Pinus strobus cone LBJ Pinus strobus  Eastern White Pine
THUMB_Pinus taeda cone LBJ Pinus taeda Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine, Bull Pine, Rosemary Pine
THUMB_Pinus virginiana cone wiki Pinus virginiana Virginia Pine, Scrub Pine, Spruce Pine, Poverty Pine, Jersey Pine
THUMB_Platanus occidentalis flowers LBJ Platanus occidentalis  Sycamore, American Planetree, Buttonwood
THUMB_Prunus americana leaves fruit LBJ Prunus americana  American Red Plum, Wild Plum, American Plum
THUMB_Prunus angustifolia fruit wiki  Prunus angustifolia Chickasaw Plum, Sand Plum, Mountain Cherry, Sand Hill Plum
THUMB_Prunus pensylvanica flower SEF Prunus pensylvanica Pin Cherry, Fire Cherry, Bird Cherry, Wild Red Cherry
THUMB_Prunus serotina leaves flowers wiki Prunus serotina Black Cherry, Wild Cherry
THUMB_Prunus virginiana flowers LBJ Prunus virginiana Chokecherry, Common Chokecherry
THUMB_Ptelea trifoliata seeds wiki Ptelea trifoliata Common Hoptree, Wafer-ash
THUMB_Quercus alba leaves JH Quercus alba White Oak
THUMB_Quercus bicolor leaves bugwood Paul Wray Iowa State U Quercus bicolor Swamp White Oak
THUMB_Quercus coccinea acorn bugwood Franklin Bonner USFS Quercus coccinea Scarlet Oak
THUMB_Quercus falcata leaf bugwood Chris Evans IL Wildlife Action Plan Quercus falcata Southern Red Oak, Spanish Oak
THUMB_Quercus imbricara leaves JH Quercus imbricaria Shingle Oak, Laurel Oak
THUMB_Quercus lyrata leaves LBJ Quercus lyrata Overcup Oak, Swamp White Oak, Water White Oak
THUMB_Quercus macrocarpa leaves LBJ Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak, Mossycup Oak
THUMB_Quercus marilandica leaf LBJ Quercus marilandica Blackjack Oak
THUMB_Quercus michauxii acorn bugwood Franklin Bonner USFS Quercus michauxii Swamp Chestnut Oak, Cow Oak, Basket Oak
THUMB_Quercus montana leaf bugwood Chris Evans IL Wildlife Action Plan Quercus montana Chestnut Oak, Mountain Chestnut Oak, Rock Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak
THUMB_Quercus muehlenbergii leaf LBJ Quercus muehlenbergii Chinquapin Oak, Chinkapin Oak, Rock Oak, Yellow Chestnut Oak
THUMB_Quercus nigra acorn bugwood Franklin Bonner USFS Quercus nigra Water Oak, Possum Oak
THUMB_Quercus pagoda leaf JH Quercus pagoda (Q. falcata var. pagodifolia) Cherrybark Oak, Swamp Spanish Oak, Southern Red Oak
 Quercus palustris Pin Oak, Swamp Oak
THUMB_Quercus phellos acorn bugwood Franklin Bonner USFS Quercus phellos Willow Oak, Peach Oak
THUMB_Quercus rubra leaf LBJ Quercus rubra (Q. borealis) Red Oak, Northern Red Oak
THUMB_Quercus shumardii acorn LBJ  Quercus shumardii Shumard Oak, Shumard’s Oak, Swamp Red Oak, Southern Red Oak
THUMB_Quercus stellata acorn bugwood Paul Wray Iowa State U Quercus stellata Post Oak, Iron Oak
THUMB_Quercus veluntina leaf bugwood Rob Routledge Sault College Quercus veluntina Black Oak
THUMB_Rhododendron maximum pink flower LBJ Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Rhododendron, White Laurel, Great Laurel
THUMB_Rhus copallinum flower LBJ Rhus copallinum (R. copallina) Shining Sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Winged Sumac
THUMB_Rhus glabra fruit wiki  Rhus glabra Smooth Sumac
THUMB_Rhus typhina flower leaf LBJ Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac
THUMB_Robinia pseudoacacia flower LBJ Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust, Common Locust, Yellow Locust, False Acacia
THUMB_Sassafras albidum leaf wiki Sassafras albidum Sassafras
THUMB_Taxodium distichum needles wiki  Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress, Baldcypress
Tilia americana var. americana American Basswood, American Linden, White Basswood
THUMB_Tilia americana v heterophylla leaf wiki Tilia americana var. heterophylla (T. heterophylla) White Basswood, Linden, White Linden, Silver-leaved Linden
THUMB_Tsuga canadensis needles cones LBJ Tsuga canadensis Eastern Hemlock, Canada Hemlock
THUMB_Ulmus americana leaf SEF Ulmus americana American Elm, White Elm
THUMB_Viburnum rufidulum seeds SEF Viburnum rufidulum Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw, Downy Viburnum
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