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Native Plants for Saskatchewan

**Please keep in mind that a plant can occur in more than one category due to their varied nature.

 Native Plants That Grow In Sun

Abies balsamea - Balsam Fir
Agastache foeniculum - Giant Hyssop
Agropyron smithii - Western Wheatgrass
Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion
Amelanchier alnifolia - Western Serviceberry
Anaphalis margaritacea - Pearly Everlasting
Andromeda polifolia - Bog Rosemary
Anemone canadensis - Canada Anemone
Anemone patens - Prairie Crocus
Apocynum androsaemifolium - Spreading Dogbane
Aquilegia brevistyla - Blue Columbine
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry
Betula papyrifera - White Birch
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama Grass
Campanula rotundifolia - Bluebell
Carex vulpinoidea - Fox Sedge
Castilleja miniata - Common Red Paintbrush
Cornus sericea - Red Osier Dogwood
Dryopteris cristata - Crested Wood Fern
Echinacea pallida - Pale Purple Coneflower
Eutrochium maculatum - Spotted Joe Pye Weed
Festuca altaica - Rough Fescue
Gaillardia aristata - Brown-eyed Susan
Geum rivale - Water Avens
Helianthus nuttallii - Nuttall's Sunflower
Houstonia longifolia - Long-leaf Bluets
Larix laricina - Tamarack
Koeleria cristata - Junegrass
Liatris punctate - Dotted Blazingstar
Monarda fistulosa - Bergamot
Pinus banksiana - Gray Pine
Populus balsamifera - Balsam Poplar
Potentilla fruticose - Shrubby Cinquefoil
Prunus pensylvanica - Common Pincherry
Prunus virginiana - Choke Cherry
Salix bebbiana - Bebb Willow
Scirpus americanus - American Bulrush
Shepherdia canadensis - Buffaloberry
Solidago canadensis - Canada Goldenrod
Symphoricarpos occidentalis - Western Snowberry

 Native Plants That Grow In Full Shade

Anemone quinquefolia - Wood Anemone
Armeria maritima - Common Thrift
Athyrium filix-femina - Lady Fern
Calla palustris - Wild Calla
Caltha palustris - Marsh marigold
Cornus canadensis - Bunchberry
Cornus sericea - Red Osier Dogwood
Diervilla lonicera - Northern Bush-honeysuckle
Dryopteris carthusiana - Toothed Wood Fern
Dryopteris cristata - Crested Wood Fern
Equisetum hyemale - Scouring Rush
Hedysarum alpinum - Sweetvetch
Lysimachia ciliata - Fringed Loosestrife
Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa) - False Solomon's Seal
Matteuccia struthiopteris - Ostrich Fern
Polygonatum biflorum - Solomon's Seal
Polypodium virginianum - Polypody Fern
Ribes aureum - Flowering currant
Sambucus racemosa - Red Elderberry
Smilacina racemosa - False Solomon's Seal
Solidago altissima - Canada Goldenrod
Viburnum trilobum - American Highbush Cranberry
Viola blanda - Sweet White Violet
Viola canadensis - Canadian White Violet

 Native Plants That Grow in Dry Soils

Achillea millefolium - Common yarrow
Agastache foeniculum - Giant Hyssop
Agropyron smithii - Western Wheatgrass
Amelanchier alnifolia - Western Serviceberry
Anaphalis margaritacea - Pearly Everlasting
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Apocynum androsaemifolium - Spreading Dogbane
Astragalus canadensis - Canada Milk Vetch
Celastrus scandens - American Bittersweet
Clematis ligusticifolia - Creek Clematis  
Corydalis sempervirens - Pale Corydalis
Elymus canadensis - Canada Wild Rye
Helianthus annuus - Common Sunflower
Houstonia longifolia - Long-leaf Bluets
Juniperus communis - Common Juniper
Penstemon procerus - Small-flowered Beardtongue
Pinus banksiana - Gray Pine
Rhus aromatic - Fragrant Sumac
Salix scouleriana - Scouler's Willow
Stipa spartea - Porcupine Grass
Trientalis borealis - American Star-flower

 Native Plants That Grow In Moist Soils

Abies balsamea - Balsam Fir
Agastache foeniculum - Giant Hyssop
Alnus incana ssp. Rugose - Speckled Alder
Andropogon scoparius - Broom Beardgrass
Anemone multifidi - Cut-leaved Anemone
Aquilegia brevistyla - Blue Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis - Canada Columbine
Athyrium filix-femina - Lady Fern
Betula papyrifera - White Birch
Caltha palustris - Marsh Marigold
Celastrus scandens - American Bittersweet
Cornus canadensis - Bunchberry
Corylus cornuta - Beaked Hazelnut
Cypripedium parviflorum - Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper
Deschampsia caespitosa - Tufted Hairgrass
Dryopteris cristata - Crested Wood Fern
Elaeagnus commutate - Wolf Willow
Equisetum hyemale - Scouring Rush
Festuca altaica - Rough Fescue
Fraxinus pennsylvanica - Red Ash
Gymnocarpium dryopteris - Oak Fern
Helianthus annuus - Common Sunflower
Heracleum lanatum - Cow Parsnip
Impatiens capensis - Spotted Jewelweed
Lonicera involucrate - Alpine Honeysuckle
Monarda fistulosa - Bergamot
Picea glauca - White spruce
Potentilla fruticose - Shrubby Cinquefoil
Shepherdia argentea - Silver Buffalo Berry
Viburnum trilobum - American Highbush Cranberry

 Native Plants That Grow In Rocky Areas

Acmispon americanus - Prairie Trefoil
Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion
Amelanchier alnifolia - Saskatoon Juneberry
Anemone cylindrical - Candle Anemone
Aquilegia brevistyla - Blue Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis - Canada Columbine
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry
Campanula rotundifolia - Bluebell
Geranium bicknellii - Bicknell’s Geranium
Juniperus communis - Common Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum - Blue Juniper
Penstemon gracilis - Slender Penstemon
Pinus banksiana - Gray Pine
Polypodium virginianum - Polypody Fern
Vaccinium uliginosum - Bog Blueberry
Vaccinium vitis-idaea - Mountain Cranberry
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed
Sedum lanceolatum - Lance-leaved Stonecrop
Rhus aromatic - Fragrant Sumac

 Native Plants That Grow In Sandy Areas

Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow
Bouteloua curtipendula - Sideoats Grama Grass
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama Grass
Diervilla lonicera - Northern Bush-honeysuckle
Elymus canadensis - Canada Wild Rye
Juniperus horizontalis - Spreading Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum - Blue Juniper
Koeleria cristata - Junegrass
Panicum virgatum - Panic Grass
Pinus banksiana - Gray Pine
Potentilla tridentate - Three-toothed Cinquefoil
Prunus pumila var. besseyi - Western Sand Cherry
Rhus aromatic - Fragrant Sumac
Sisyrinchium montanum - Mountain Blue-eyed Grass
Solidago hispida var. hispida - Hairy Goldenrod
Solidago ptarmicoides - White Aster

 Native Plants That Are Drought Tolerant

Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow
Agastache foeniculum - Giant Hyssop
Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Andropogon scoparius - Broom Beardgrass
Armeria maritima - Common Thrift
Bouteloua curtipendula - Tall Grama Grass
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama Grass
Carex pensylvanica - Pennsylvania Sedge
Cirsium flodmanii - Common Thistle
Elymus canadensis - Canada Wild Rye
Gaillardia aristata - Wild Gaillardia
Gaura coccinea - Scarlet Gaura
Houstonia longifolia - Long-leaf Bluets
Monarda fistulosa - Bergamot
Panicum virgatum - Red Switch Grass
Petalostemum purpureum - Purple Prairie Clover
Picea glauca - White Spruce
Prunus pumila var. besseyi - Western Sand Cherry
Quercus macrocarpa - Burr Oak
Ratibida columnifera - Lond-headed Coneflower
Sedum lanceolatum - Lance-leaved Stonecrop
Shepherdia argentea - Silver Buffalo Berry
Solidago canadensis - Canada Goldenrod
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed
Stipa comate - Needle-and-Thread Grass

 Native Plants That Are Salt Tolerant

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry
Juniperus communis - Common Juniper
Lonicera involucrate - Alpine Honeysuckle
Pinus banksiana - Gray Pine
Populus deltoides occidentalis - Plains Cottonwood
Prunus virginiana - Choke Cherry
Shepherdia argentea - Silver Buffalo Berry

 Native Plants That Are Deer Resistant

Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow
Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion
Aquilegia canadensis - Canada Columbine
Campanula rotundifolia - Bluebell
Cornus sericea - Red Osier Dogwood
Elaeagnus commutate - Wolf Willow
Juniperus communis - Common Juniper
Picea glauca - White Spruce
Ribes americanum - Wild Black Currant
Ribes aureum - Flowering Currant
Celastrus scandens - American Bittersweet
Equisetum hyemale - Scouring Rush
Juniperus scopulorum - Blue Juniper
Picea mariana - Black Spruce
Ribes lacustre - Black Swamp Gooseberry

 Native Plants for Ground Cover

Anemone Canadensis - Canada Anemone
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry
Cornus Canadensis - Bunchberry
Polygonatum biflorum - Solomon's Seal
Potentilla tridentate - Three-toothed Cinquefoil
Smilacina racemose - False Solomon's Seal
Vaccinium uliginosum - Bog Blueberry
Vaccinium vitis-idaea - Mountain Cranberry

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