Plants Native to Long Island

Ever wonder what to plant that is native to Long Island? Well we made it easy for you! Here is a list of native trees (T), shrubs (S), vines (V), perennials (P), ferns (F) that are all native to the area.

P    Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow)
P    Aconitum noveboracense (Monkshood)
T    Acer Rubrum (Swamp Maple)
T    Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple)
T    Amelanchier Canadensis x laevis (Service Berry)
E    Andromeda polifolia (Bog Rosemary)
P    Aquelegia canadensis (Columbine)
E    Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Kinnickinnick)
P    Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
F    Athyrium filix femina (Lady Fern)
P    Baptisia australis (False Indigo)
T    Betula nigra (River Birch)
T    Carpinus caroliniana (American Hornbeam)
V    Campsis radicans (Trumpet Vine)
T    Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
P    Chelone lyonii (Turtlehead)
E    Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic White Cedar)
T    Chionanthus virginicus (Fringe Tree)
S    Clethra alnifolia (Summer Sweet)
T    Cladrastis kentukea (Kentucky Yellow Wood)
V    Clematis virginiana (Virgin’s Bower)
T    Cornus alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood)
T    Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)
S    Cornus sericea (Redosier Dogwood)
P    Coreopsis tinctoria (Golden Tickseed)
P    Coreopsis verticillata (Tickseed)
F    Dryopteris intermedia (Evergreen Wood Fern)
P    Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
P    Eupatorium purpureum (Joe Pye Wood)
P    Gaura coccinea (Whirling Butterflies)
E    Gautheria procumhens (Wintergreen)
P    Gaillardia pulchella (Blanket Flower)
S    Hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel)
P    Hibiscus moscheutos (Marsh Mallow)
S    Hydrangea arborescens (Smooth Hydrandea)
S    Hypericum frondosum (St. John’s Wart)
E    Ilex glabra (Inkberry)
E    Ilex opaca (American Holly)
S    Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)
E    Juniperus communis (Common Juniper)
E    Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red Cedar)
E    Juniperus horizontalis (Creeping Juniper)
E    Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)
E    Leucothoe fontanesiana (Drooping Leucothoe)
P    Liatris spicata (Gay Feather)
T    Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet Gum)
T    Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip Tree)
P    Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
V    Lonicera sempervirens (Woodbine)
E    Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon Grape Holly)
T    Magnolia virginiana (Sweet Bay Magnolia)
P    Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)
P    Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)
G    Muhlenbergia capillaris (Pink Muhly Grass)
E    Myrica pensylvanica (Bayberry)
T    Nyssa sylvatica (Black Tupelo)
P    Onethera fruticosa (Sundrops)
F    Osmunda annomomea (Cinnamon Fern)
F    Ostrya virginiana (Hophornbeam)
G    Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)
P    Phlox subulata (Creeping Phlox)
P    Phlox stolonifera (Woodland Phlox)
P    Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)
S    Physocarpus opulifolius (Ninebark)
P    Phlox divaricata (Blue Woodland Phlox)
E    Picea glauca (White Spruce)
E    Picea mariana (Black Spruce)
E    Picea pungens (Blue Spruce)
E    Pinus strobus (White Pine)
T    Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen)
T    Purnus Maratima (Beach Plum)
T    Prunus virginiana (Choke Cherry)
T    Quercus alba (White Oak)
T    Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
T    Quercus rubra (Red Oak)
P    Rudbeckia fulgida (Yellow Coneflower)
P    Rudbeckia hirta (Black Eyed Susan)
S    Salix discolor (Pussy Willow)
P    Susyrinchuim montanum (Blue Eyed Grass)
E    Thuja occidentalis (Arborvitae)
T    Tilia americana (American Linden)
P    Tradescantia occidentalis (Spiderwort)
E    Tsuga canadensis (Hemlock)
S    Vaccinium corymbosum (Highbush Blueberry)
S    Viburnum dentatum (Arrowwood Viburnum)
S    Viburnum opulus (Cranberry Viburnum)

 Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius

 Tsuga canadensis

Tsuga canadensis

 Achillea Millefolium

Achillea Millefolium

 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

 Campsis radicans

Campsis radicans

 Cornus alternifolia

Cornus alternifolia

 Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella

 Kalmia latifolia

Kalmia latifolia

 Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhlenbergia capillaris

 Quercus rubra

Quercus rubra