Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Northwest Native Plant List: Shrubs

By Scientific Name

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SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry, Alder-Leaf Shadbush, Dwarf Shadbush, Saskatoon Berry, Western Juneberry, Western Serviceberry
Andromeda polifolia var. polifolia Bog Rosemary
Arctostaphylos columbiana Hairy Manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula Greenleaf Manzanita
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Pinemat Manzanita
Baccharis pilularis Coyote Bush, Bush Baccharis, Chaparral Broom, Coyote Brush
Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus Buckbrush
Ceanothus integerrimus Deerbrush, Mountain Lilac
Ceanothus prostratus Mahala Mat
Ceanothus sanguineus Red Stem Ceanothus
Ceanothus thrysiflorus Blueblossom, California Lilac
Ceanothus velutinus Snowbrush, Red Root, Tobacco Brush
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud
Chrysolepis sempervirens Bush Chinquapin
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis Creek Dogwood
Cornus sericea ssp. stolonifera Red-Osier Dogwood
Gaillardia arista Blanketflower
Garrya elliptica Coast Silk-Tassel, Silk-Tassel, Wavyleaf Silktassel
Garrya fremontii Fremont Silk-Tassel, Fever Bush
Gaultheria shallon Salal
Holodiscus discolor Oceanspray, Creambush
Ledum glandulosum [Rhododendron neoglandulosum] Labrador Tea, Trapper's Tea
Lonicera ciliosa Orange Honeysuckle
Lonicera hispidula Pink Honeysuckle
Lonicera involucrata Twinberry
Mahonia [Berberis] aquifolium Tall Oregon Grape, Hollyleaved Barberry
Mahonia [Berberis] nervosa Cascade Oregon Grape, Dull Oregon-Grape, Dwarf Oregon-Grape
Mahonia [Berberis] repens Creeping Oregon Grape, Creeping Mahonia, Creeping Barberry, Prostrate Barberry, Truckee Barberry
Myrica californica Pacific Wax Myrtle, California Wax Myrtle
Myrica gale Sweet Gale, Pacific Bayberry
Oemleria cerasiformis Indian Plum, Bird Cherry, Oso Berry, Skunk Bush
Oplopanax horridus Devil's Club
Paxistima myrsinites Oregon Boxleaf, Falsebox, Mountain Lover, Myrtle Box Leaf
Philadelphus lewisii Mock Orange, Syringa
Physocarpus capitatus Pacific Ninebark, Tall Ninebark
Physocarpus malvaceus Mallow Ninebark
Potentilla fruticosa Shrubby Cinquefoil
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata Heal-All, Heart-of-the-earth, Self-Heal
Prunus americana American Plum, Marshall's Large Yellow Sweet Plum, Wild Plum
Rhamnus purshiana Cascara, Bearberry, Cascara Buckthorn, Chittam
Rhododendron albiflorum Cascade Azalea, White-Flowered Rhododendron
Rhododendron macrophyllum Pacific Rhododendron
Rhododendron occidentale Western Azalea
Rhus glabra Smooth Sumac
Rhus trilobata Three-Leaf Sumac, Skunkbush
Ribes aureum var. aureum Golden Currant
Ribes cereum var. cereum Wax Currant
Ribes divaricatum Black Gooseberry, Coast Black Gooseberry
Ribes menziesii Menzie's Gooseberry, Canyon Gooseberry, Prickly Gooseberry
Ribes sanguineum Red-Flowering Currant
Rosa gymnocarpa Bald-Hip Rose, Dwarf Rose, Little Wild Rose
Rosa nutkana Nootka Rose, Bristly Rose, Wild Rose
Rosa pisocarpa Clustered Rose, Peafruit Rose
Rosa woodsii Wood's Rose
Rubus leucodermis Black Raspberry, Blackcap Raspberry, Blue Raspberry, Whitebark Raspberry
Rubus parviflorus Thimbleberry
Rubus spectabilis Salmonberry
Rubus ursinus California Blackberry/Dewberry, Douglas Berry, Pacific Blackberry/Dewberry
Sambucus mexicana Blue Elderberry
Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens Red Elderberry
Sorbus scopulina Dwarf Mountain Ash, Cascade Mountain Ash, Greene Mountain Ash
Sorbus sitchensis Sitka Mountain Ash
Spiraea betulifolia var. lucida Birchleaf Spirea, Shiny-Leaf Spirea
Spiraea douglasii Douglas Spirea, Hardhack, Hardhack Steeplebush, Rose Spiraea
Spiraea splendens Rosy Spirea, Subalpine Spirea
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus Snowberry, Canyon Snowberry
Symphoricarpos occidentalis Western Snowberry, Wolfberry
Vaccinium caespitosum Dwarf Huckleberry, Dwarf Bilberry, Dwarf Blueberry
Vaccinium membranaceum Mountain Huckleberry, Big Huckleberry, Black Huckleberry, Square-Twig Blueberry, Tall Huckleberry, Thinleaf Huckleberry
Vaccinium ovalifolium Oval Leaf Huckleberry, Alaska Blueberry, Early Blueberry, Oval-Leaf Blueberry
Vaccinium ovatum Evergreen Huckleberry, California Huckleberry, Winter Huckleberry
Vaccinium parvifolium Red Huckleberry, Grouse Whortleberry, Grouseberry, Littleleaf Huckleberry, Red Alpine Blueberry
Vaccinium scoparium Littleleaf Huckleberry, Grouse Whortleberry, Grouseberry, Red Alpine Blueberry
Viburnum edule Moosewood Viburnum, Highbush Cranberry, Lowbush Cranberry, Moosomin, Pembina, Squashberry
Viburnum ellipticum Oval Leaf Viburnum, Common Viburnum
Viburnum opulus var. americanum American Cranberry Bush
Vitis californica Western Wild Grape

Shrubs by Scientific Name

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Alaska Blueberry Vaccinium ovalifolium
Alder-Leaf Shadbush Amelanchier alnifolia
American Cranberry Bush Viburnum opulus var. americanum
American Plum Prunus americana
Bald-Hip Rose Rosa gymnocarpa
Bearberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Bearberry Rhamnus purshiana
Big Huckleberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Birchleaf Spirea Spiraea betulifolia var. lucida
Bird Cherry Oemleria cerasiformis
Black Gooseberry Ribes divaricatum
Black Huckleberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Black Raspberry Rubus leucodermis
Blackcap Raspberry Rubus leucodermis
Blanketflower Gaillardia arista
Blue Elderberry Sambucus mexicana
Blue Raspberry Rubus leucodermis
Blueblossom Ceanothus thrysiflorus
Bog Rosemary Andromeda polifolia var. polifolia
Bristly Rose Rosa nutkana
Buckbrush Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus
Bush Baccharis Baccharis pilularis
Bush Chinquapin Chrysolepis sempervirens
California Blackberry/Dewberry Rubus ursinus
California Huckleberry Vaccinium ovatum
California Lilac Ceanothus thrysiflorus
California Wax Myrtle Myrica californica
Canyon Gooseberry Ribes menziesii
Canyon Snowberry Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Cascade Azalea Rhododendron albiflorum
Cascade Mountain Ash Sorbus scopulina
Cascade Oregon Grape Mahonia [Berberis] nervosa
Cascara Rhamnus purshiana
Cascara Buckthorn Rhamnus purshiana
Chaparral Broom Baccharis pilularis
Chittam Rhamnus purshiana
Clustered Rose Rosa pisocarpa
Coast Black Gooseberry Ribes divaricatum
Coast Silk-Tassel Garrya elliptica
Common Viburnum Viburnum ellipticum
Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis
Coyote Bush Baccharis pilularis
Creambush Holodiscus discolor
Creek Dogwood Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Creeping Barberry Mahonia [Berberis] repens
Creeping Mahonia Mahonia [Berberis] repens
Creeping Oregon Grape Mahonia [Berberis] repens
Deerbrush Ceanothus integerrimus
Devil's Club Oplopanax horridus
Douglas Berry Rubus ursinus
Douglas Spirea Spiraea douglasii
Dull Oregon-Grape Mahonia [Berberis] nervosa
Dwarf Bilberry Vaccinium caespitosum
Dwarf Blueberry Vaccinium caespitosum
Dwarf Huckleberry Vaccinium caespitosum
Dwarf Mountain Ash Sorbus scopulina
Dwarf Oregon-Grape Mahonia [Berberis] nervosa
Dwarf Rose Rosa gymnocarpa
Dwarf Shadbush Amelanchier alnifolia
Early Blueberry Vaccinium ovalifolium
Evergreen Huckleberry Vaccinium ovatum
Falsebox Paxistima myrsinites
Fever Bush Garrya fremontii
Fremont Silk-Tassel Garrya fremontii
Golden Currant Ribes aureum var. aureum
Greene Mountain Ash Sorbus scopulina
Greenleaf Manzanita Arctostaphylos patula
Grouse Whortleberry Vaccinium parvifolium
Grouse Whortleberry Vaccinium scoparium
Grouseberry Vaccinium parvifolium
Grouseberry Vaccinium scoparium
Hairy Manzanita Arctostaphylos columbiana
Hardhack Spiraea douglasii
Hardhack Steeplebush Spiraea douglasii
Heal-All Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Heart-of-the-earth Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Highbush Cranberry Viburnum edule
Hollyleaved Barberry Mahonia [Berberis] aquifolium
Indian Plum Oemleria cerasiformis
Kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Labrador Tea Ledum glandulosum [Rhododendron neoglandulosum]
Little Wild Rose Rosa gymnocarpa
Littleleaf Huckleberry Vaccinium parvifolium
Littleleaf Huckleberry Vaccinium scoparium
Lowbush Cranberry Viburnum edule
Mahala Mat Ceanothus prostratus
Mallow Ninebark Physocarpus malvaceus
Marshall's Large Yellow Sweet Plum Prunus americana
Menzie's Gooseberry Ribes menziesii
Mock Orange Philadelphus lewisii
Moosewood Viburnum Viburnum edule
Moosomin Viburnum edule
Mountain Huckleberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Mountain Lilac Ceanothus integerrimus
Mountain Lover Paxistima myrsinites
Myrtle Box Leaf Paxistima myrsinites
Nootka Rose Rosa nutkana
Oceanspray Holodiscus discolor
Orange Honeysuckle Lonicera ciliosa
Oregon Boxleaf Paxistima myrsinites
Oso Berry Oemleria cerasiformis
Oval Leaf Huckleberry Vaccinium ovalifolium
Oval Leaf Viburnum Viburnum ellipticum
Oval-Leaf Blueberry Vaccinium ovalifolium
Pacific Bayberry Myrica gale
Pacific Blackberry/Dewberry Rubus ursinus
Pacific Ninebark Physocarpus capitatus
Pacific Rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum
Pacific Wax Myrtle Myrica californica
Peafruit Rose Rosa pisocarpa
Pembina Viburnum edule
Pinemat Manzanita Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Pink Honeysuckle Lonicera hispidula
Prickly Gooseberry Ribes menziesii
Prostrate Barberry Mahonia [Berberis] repens
Red Alpine Blueberry Vaccinium parvifolium
Red Alpine Blueberry Vaccinium scoparium
Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens
Red Huckleberry Vaccinium parvifolium
Red Root Ceanothus velutinus
Red Stem Ceanothus Ceanothus sanguineus
Red-Flowering Currant Ribes sanguineum
Red-Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea ssp. stolonifera
Rose Spiraea Spiraea douglasii
Rosy Spiraea Spiraea splendens
Salal Gaultheria shallon
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis
Saskatoon Berry Amelanchier alnifolia
Self-Heal Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia
Shiny-Leaf Spirea Spiraea betulifolia var. lucida
Shrubby Cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa
Silk-Tassel Garrya elliptica
Sitka Mountain Ash Sorbus sitchensis
Skunk Bush Oemleria cerasiformis
Skunkbush Rhus trilobata
Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra
Snowberry Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Snowbrush Ceanothus velutinus
Square-Twig Blueberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Squashberry Viburnum edule
Subalpine Spirea Spiraea splendens
Sweet Gale Myrica gale
Syringa Philadelphus lewisii
Tall Huckleberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Tall Ninebark Physocarpus capitatus
Tall Oregon Grape Mahonia [Berberis] aquifolium
Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus
Thinleaf Huckleberry Vaccinium membranaceum
Three-Leaf Sumac Rhus trilobata
Tobacco Brush Ceanothus velutinus
Trapper's Tea Ledum glandulosum [Rhododendron neoglandulosum]
Truckee Barberry Mahonia [Berberis] repens
Twinberry Lonicera involucrata
Wavyleaf Silktassel Garrya elliptica
Wax Currant Ribes cereum var. cereum
Western Azalea Rhododendron occidentale
Western Juneberry Amelanchier alnifolia
Western Redbud Cercis occidentalis
Western Serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia
Western Snowberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis
Western Wild Grape Vitis californica
White-Flowered Rhododendron Rhododendron albiflorum
Whitebark Raspberry Rubus leucodermis
Wild Plum Prunus americana
Wild Rose Rosa nutkana
Winter Huckleberry Vaccinium ovatum
Wolfberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis
Wood's Rose Rosa woodsii

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