Wet Sites

Areas in your yard with poor drainage where water pools or areas where soil rarely dries out can be tricky as only certain plants will perform well and thrive under these conditions.  Here are some trees and shrubs that will do well in wet areas.

Trees

Alder

Birch

Black Ash

Black Spruce

Elm

Green Ash

Hackberry

Larch

Manitoba Maple

Ohio Buckeye

Quaking Aspen

Silver Maple

White Spruce

Willow

 

Shrubs

Arrowwood

Balsam Fir

Birch

Bog Rosemary

Chokeberry

Cranberry

Dogwood

Elderberry

False Spirea

Flowering Raspberry

Holly

Nannyberry

Snowball

Snowberry

Willow