Sewanee Herbarium » Flora of the Domain » Shrubs

This list includes Sewanee's native and naturalized woody plants. Introduced species that have not naturalized are excluded.

A * by the plant indicates that it is not native to Sewanee.

Alnus serrulata (Aiton) Willd.-- Hazel Alder, Tag Alder
Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Ell.-- Chokeberry
Callicarpa americana L.-- Beautyberry, French-mulberry
Calycanthus floridus L.-- Sweet-shrub
Cephalanthus occidentalis L.-- Buttonbush
Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh -- Pipsissewa, Spotted Wintergreen
Crataegus spp. -- Hawthorn
Epigaea repens L.-- Trailing Arbutus
Euonymus americanus L.-- Strawberry-bush
Frangula caroliniana (Walt.) Gray -- Carolina Buckthorn
Hamamelis virginiana L.-- Witch-hazel
Hibiscus syriacus L. -- Rose-of-Sharon*
Hydrangea arborescens L.-- Mountain Hydrangea
Hypericum prolificum L.-- St. John's Wort
Ilex verticillata (L.) Gray -- Deciduous Holly; Winterberry
Kalmia latifolia L.-- Mountain Laurel
Ligustrum sinense Lour.-- Common Privet*
Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume -- Spicebush
Lonicera x bella Zabel -- Bush Honeysuckle*
Mitchella repens L.-- Partridgeberry
Phoradendron flavescens Nutt. ex Engelm.-- Mistletoe
Ptelea trifoliata L. -- Hop-tree; Wafer-ash
Rhododendron maximum L.-- Rosebay Rhododendron
Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners -- Pink Azalea
Rhus aromatica Ait. -- Fragrant Sumac
Rhus copallinum L.-- Winged Sumac
Rhus glabra L.-- Smooth Sumac
Rosa carolina L.-- Carolina Rose
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.-- Multiflora Rose*
Rosa setigera Michx. -- Prairie Rose
Rubus allegheniensis Porter -- Blackberry
Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (Michx.) Focke -- Red Raspberry
Rubus odoratus L.-- Flowering Raspberry
Rubus phoeniculasius Maxim.-- Wineberry*
Sambucus canadensis L.-- Elderberry
Spiraea japonica L.f.-- Japanese Spiraea*
Staphylea trifolia L. -- Bladderwort
Vaccinium arboreum Marsh.-- Farkleberry
Vaccinium corymbosum L.-- Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium pallidum Ait. -- Lowbush Blueberry
Vaccinium stamineum L.-- Deerberry; Squaw Huckleberry
Viburnum acerifolium L.-- Mapleleaf Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum L.-- Southern Arrowwood
Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides (L.) Torr. & Gray -- Wild Raisin
Viburnum prunifolium L.-- Black Haw
Viburnum rufidulum Raf.-- Rusty Black Haw
Vinca major L.-- Periwinkle*
Vinca minor L.-- Periwinkle*
Xanthorhiza simplicissima Marsh.-- Yellowroot

References

Puckette, Stephen E. 1996. Comparative Description of the Native Trees of the Sewanee Area. The University of the South Press.

Taxonomy follows Kartesz, John T. 1994. A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Timber Press, OR.

The Biodiversity on the Mountain series is produced by the Department of Biology of the University of the South. This checklist was prepared by Mary Priestley, with contributions from Karen Kuers of the Department of Forestry and Geology.