Native Plants Inventory

 
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Species

Nupqu is growing over 80 different species in our nursery every year.  Here you’ll find a general plant list –  please contact us for more information regarding sizing and ordering information. If you’re looking for a species that is not listed, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are always experimenting with new species – we look forward to working with you on your project, and are happy to discuss growing different species at our nursery.

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Trees

Scientific NameCommon Name
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine fir
Betula occidentalisWater Birch
Betula papyriferaPaper Birch
Larix lyallii (image)
Subalpine larch
Larix occidentalis (image)Western Larch
Picea engelmanniiEngelmann spruce
Picea engelmannii x glauca (image)hybrid white spruce
Picea x. Interior Spruce
Picea glauca (image)White spruce
Pinus albicaulisWhitebark pine
Pinus contorta var. latifoliaLodgepole pine
Pinus flexilisLimber pine
Pinus monticola Western white pine
Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa pine
Populus tremuloides Trembling aspen
Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa Black cottonwood
Pseudotsuga menziesiiInterior Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir
Thuja pilcata Western Red Cedar

Shrubs

Scientific NameCommon Name
Acer glabrum var. douglasiiDouglas maple
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia (image)Mountain alder
Alnus viridis ssp. crispaGreen alder
Alnus sinuataSitka Alder
Amelanchier alnifolia var. alnifoliaSaskatoon
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (image) Kinnikinnick
Aruncus dioicusGoatsbeard
Artemisia frigidaPasture Sage
Betula glandulosaScrub Birch
Betula nanaScrub birch
Betula occidentalisWater birch
Betula papyrifera var. papyriferaPaper birch
Betula pumila var. glanduliferaLow birch
Ceanothus sanguineusRedstem ceanothus
Ceanothus velutinus var. velutinusSnowbrush
Chrysothamnus nauseosusRabbitbrush
Cornus canadensisBunchberry
Cornus stoloniferaRed-osier dogwood
Crataegus douglasii var. douglasiiBlack hawthorn
Elaeagnus commutataWolf Willow
Elaeagnus commutata (image)Silverberry
Holodiscus discolorOcean Spray
Juniperus communisCommon Juniper
Juniperus scopulorumRocky Mountain Juniper
Lonicera ciliosaOrange Honeysuckle
Lonicera involucrataBlack twinberry
Mahonia aquifoliumTall Oregon-grape
Mahonia aquifoliumOregon Grape
Menziesia ferruginea ssp. ferruginea (image)False azalea
Pachistia myrsinitesFalsebox
Philadelphus lewisiiMock-orange
Physocarpus malvaceusMallow ninebark
Potentilla fruticosaPotentilla
Prunus virginiana ssp. melanocarpaChoke cherry
Purshia tridentataAntelope-brush
Rhus glabraSmooth Sumac
Ribes alpinumAlpine Currant
Ribes glandulosumSticky Currant
Ribes lacustreBlack gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. oxyacanthoidesNorthern gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoidesWhitestem Gooseberry
Ribes sanguineumRed Flowering Currant
Ribes viscosissimumSticky currant
Rosa acicularis ssp. sayiPrickly rose
Rosa nutkanaNootka Rose
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontanaPrairie rose
Rosa woodsiiWood’s Rose
Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosusRed raspberry
Rubus parviflorus var. parviflorusThimbleberry
Salix bebbianaBebb’s Willow
Salix discolorPussy willow
Salix exiguaCoyote Willow
Salix scoulerianaScouler’s willow
Salix vestitaRock willow
Sambucus spp.Black/Blue Elderberry
Sambucus cerulea var. ceruleaBlue elderberry
Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa (image)Black elderberry
Shepherdia canadensisSoapberry
Shepherdia canadensis (image)soopolallie
Sorbus scopulinaWestern Mountain Ash
Sorbus sitchensisSitka Mountain Ash
Spiraea betulifolia ssp. lucidaBirch-leaved spirea
Spiraea douglasiiPink Spirea
Spiraea douglasii ssp. douglasiiHardhack
Symphoricarpos albus var. albusCommon snowberry
Vaccinium membranaceumBlack huckleberry
Vaccinium myrtilloidesVelvet Lvd. Blueberry
Viburnum edule (image)Highbush Cranberry

Grass, Sedge, Rush

Scientific NameCommon Name
Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescensStiff needlegrass
Agrostis scabraHair bentgrass
Calamagrostis rubescensPinegrass
Carex apertaColumbia Sedge
Carex aquatilis ssp. aquatilisWater sedge
Carex lenticularisLakeshore Sedge
Carex lenticularis var. lenticularis (image)Lakeshore sedge
Carex mertensiiMerten’s sedge
Carex rostrataSwollen beaked sedge
Carex utriculataBeaked Sedge
Carex vulpinoideaFox sedge
Danthonia intermediaTimber oatgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. cespitosaTufted hairgrass
Elymus alaskanus ssp. latiglumisAlaska wildrye
Elymus cinereusGiant Wild Rye
Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucusBlue wildrye
Festuca campestris (image)Rough fescue
Festuca idahoensis ssp. idahoensisIdaho fescue
Festuca occidentalisWestern Fescue
Koeleria macranthaJunegrass
Leymus cinereusGiant wildrye
Phleum alpinumAlpine timothy
Poa alpina ssp. alpinaAlpine bluegrass
Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata (image)Bluebunch wheatgrass
Scirpus atrocinctusWool grass
Scirpus microcarpus (image)Small Fruited Bullrush
Stipa comataNeedle and Thread Grass
Stipa richarsoniiRichardson’s Needlegrass
Trisetum spicatum (image)Spike trisetum

Perennials

Scientific NameCommon Name
Achillea millefolium (image)Yarrow
Agoseris aurantiacaOrange agoseris
Agoseris glaucaShort-beaked agoseris
Allium cernuum (image)Nodding onion
Anaphalis margaritaceaPearly everlasting
Anemone multifida (image)Cut-leaved anemone
Anemone patensPrairie crocus
Angelica dawsonii (image)Dawson’s angelica
Antennaria lanataWoolly pussytoes
Antennaria media (image)Dark pussytoes
Antennaria sp.Pussytoes
Antennaria microphyllaWhite pussytoes
Antennaria neglectaField pussytoes
Antennaria pulcherrimaShowy pussytoes
Antennaria racemosaRacemose pussytoes
Antennaria roseaRosy pussytoes
Antennaria umbrinellaUmber pussytoes
Aquilegia formosa (image)Sitka columbine
Arenaria capillarisThread-leaved sandwort
Arnica chamissonisMeadow arnica
Arnica cordifolia (image)Heart-leaved arnica
Arnica fulgensOrange arnica
Artemisia frigidaprairie sagewort
Aruncus diocusGoat’s beard
Asclepia speciosusShowy milkweed
Aster conspicuusShowy aster
Aster foliaceusLeafy aster
Balsamorhiza sagittata (image)Arrowleaf balsamroot
Campanula rotundifoliaCommon harebell
Castilleja miniata (image)Scarlet paintbrush
Dryas drumondii (image)Yellow mountain-avens
Dryas octopetala (image)White mountain-avens
Epilobium angustifoliumFireweed
Erigeron compositus (image)Cut-leaved daisy
Erigeron peregrinusSub-alpine daisy
Erigeron speciosus (image)Showy daisy
Eriogonum umbellatumSulphur buckwheat
Fragaria virginiana (image)Wild strawberry
Gaillardia aristataBrown-eyed Susan
Geum triflorumOld man’s whiskers
Hedysarum sulphurescensYellow hedysarum
Heracleum maximumCow-parsnip
Heterotheca villosaGolden-aster
Heuchera cylindricaRound-leaved alumroot
Lewisia rediviva (image)Bitterroot
Ligusticum canbyiCanby’s lovage
Linnaea borealisTwinflower
Linum lewisiiWestern blue flax
Lomatium dissectumFern-leaved desert-parsley
Lomatium macrocarpum (image)Large-fruited desert-parsley
Lomatium triternatum (image)Nine-leaved desert-parsley
Lupinus arcticusArctic lupine
Lupinus sericeusSilky lupine
Mentha arvensisField mint
Monarda fistulosa (image)Wild bergamot
Mimulus lewisiiPink monkey-flower
Mimulus lewisii/gutatusMonkeyflower
Osmorhiza berteroi Mountain sweet-cicely
Oxytropis campestris Field locoweed
Penstemon confertus Yellow penstemon
Penstemon fruticosus (image)Shrubby penstemon
Penstemon procerus Small-flowered penstemon
Phacelia hastata Silverleaf phacelia
Phacelia sericea Silky phacelia
Plantago patagonica Patagonia plantain
Polemonium pulcherrimum (image) Showy Jacob’s-ladder
Prunella vulgaris Self-heal
Saxifraga bronchialis Spotted saxifrage
Sedum lanceolatum Lance-leaved stonecrop
Solidago spathulata Spikelike goldenrod
Symphyotrichum falcatum White prairie aster
Townsendia parryi (image)Parry’s townsendia
Vicia americana American vetch

Groundcovers

Scientific NameCommon Name
Antenarria spp.Pussytoes
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiKinnickinnik
Cornus canadensisBunchberry
Fragaria virginianaWild Strawberry
Sedum lanceolatumLance Leaved Stonecrop