Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
American Holly Ilex opaca  Common Boxwood Buxus sempervirens
Barberry Berberis species  Paper Birch Betula papyrifera 
Common Barberry Berberis vulgaris  Russian Olive  Elaeagnus angustifolia
Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens

Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
American Bittersweet Celastrus scandens European White Birch  Betula pendula 
Beautybush  Kolkwitzia amabilis Forsythia Forsythia species 
Chinese Junipers   Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzerana' Chinese Holly Ilex cornuta 
Chinese Junipers (blue)  Juniperus chinensis  Inkberry  Ilex galbra 
Sassafras Sassafras albidum Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos 
Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris Japanese Flowering Cherry  Prunus serrulata 
Corkscrew Willow  Salix matsudana  Japanese Wisteria Wisteria floribunda 
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea  Norway Spruce  Picea abies 
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Austrian Pine Pinus nigra 
Chinese Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa Mugo Pine Pinus mugo
Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana  Red Pine Pinus resinosa 
English Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata Scots Pine  Pinus sylvestris

Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
American Basswood Tilia americana  Privet  Ligustrum species
Greenspire Linden  Tilia cordata  Deciduous Azaleas  Rhododendron species 
Border Forsythia Forsythis x intermedia Carolina Rhododendron  Rhododendron carolinianum
Common Witchhazel Hamamelis virginiana Rosebay Rhododendron   Rhododendron maximum
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster species Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 
Cranberry Cotoneaster  Cotoneaster apiculatus Roses Rosa species 
Rockspray Cotoneaster Cotoneaster horizontalis Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora 
Dawn Redwood  Metasequoia glyptostroboides  Rugosa Rose  Rosa rugosa 
Eastern White Pine  Pinus strobus  Saucer Magnolia  Magnolia x soulangiana 
Firethorn Pyracantha coccinea Downy Serviceberry  Amelanchier arborea 
Goldflame Honeysuckle Lonicera x heckrottii  Allegheny Serviceberry  Amelanchier laevis 
Japanese Holly Ilex crenata  Smokebush  Cotinus coggygria 
China Boy Holly  Ilex x meserveae  Oaks  Quercus species 
China Girl Holly  I lex x meserveae  Northern Red Oak  Quercus rubra 
Smooth Hydrangea    Hydrangea aborescens White Oak  Quercus alba 
Climbing Hydrangea Hydrangea anomala petiolaris  Anthony Waterer Spiraea  Spiraea x bumalda 
PeeGee Hydrangea  Hydrangea paniculata  Bridalwreath Spiraea  Spiraea prunifolia 
Japanese Cedar  Cryptomeria japonica  Staghorn Sumac  Rhus typhina 
Japanese Flowering Quince  Chaenomeles japonica  Sweet Cherry  Prunus avium 
Japanese Tree Lilac  Syringa x reticulata  Sweet Mock Orange Philadelphus coronarius 
Persian Lilac Syringa x persica  Trumpet Creeper  Campsis radicans 
Paperbark Maple Acer griseum Judd Viburnum  Viburnum x juddi
Red Maple Acer rubrum  Leather leaf Vibrunum Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Silver Maple  Acer saccharinum Doublefile Viburnum Viburnum plicatum tomentosum
Sugar Maple Acer saccharum  Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii 
Panicled Dogwood  Cornus racemosa  Virginia Creeper Parthencocissus quinquifolia 
Pears  Pyrus species  Weigela Weigela florida 
Bradford Pear  Pyrus calleryana White Fir Abies concolor 
Common Pear Pyrus communis Willows Salix species

Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
Apples  Malus species  Plums  Prunus species 
American Arborvitae  Thuja occidentalis  Rhododendrons Rhododendron species 
Cherries Prunus species Catawba Rhododendron  Rhododendron catawbiense 
Clematis Clematis species  Evergreen Azaleas Rhododendron species 
Cornelian Dogwood Cornus mas  Winged Euonymus Euonymus alatus
Eastern Redbud  Cercis canadensis  Wintercreeper  Euonymus fortunei 
English Ivy Hedera helix  Yews Taxus species 
Hybrid Tea Rose  Rosa x hybrida  English Yew  Taxus baccata 
Norway Maple Acer platanoides Japanese Yew  Taxus cuspidata 
Peaches Prunus persica  Hybrid Yew Taxus x media
 

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.

 

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