PLANTS FOR BACKYARD PONDS

 FOR IN THE POND

FOR BOGS & NEAR POND

Arrowhead (Sagittaria spp.) Native

Blue Flag Iris (Iris missouriensis) Native

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinales) Native

Cattail (Typha Spp.) - non-native species best for backyard ponds

Creeping Water Primrose (Ludwigia spp.) Native

Golden Club (Orontium aquaticum) No. Amer. Native

Horsetail (Equisetum spp.) Native

Indian Rhubarb (Darmera peltata) Native

Lizard's Tail (Eriiophyllum staechadifolium) No. Amer. Native

Mare's Tail (Hippuris vulgaris) Native

Marsh Marigold (Caltha leptosepala) Native

Pondweed (Potamogeton natans) Some native species

Blue Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) Native east U.S.

Sweet Flag (Acornus calamus) Non-native

Sweet Rush (Scripus species) Native

Water/Bog Calla (Calla pallustris) No. Amer. Native

Water Cress (Rorippa species) Native

Water Clover (Marsilea species) Native

Water Hyacinth* (Eicphhornia crassipes) So. Amer. Native

* use only in 1st yr. ponds where a hard freeze will kill it invasive!

Water Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides) Native S.A.

Water Plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica) Native

Water Shield (Brasenia schreberi) native

Water Smartweed (Polygonum spp.) Some native species

Free Floating Plants:

Duckweed (Lemna minor) Native

Fairy Weed/Water Fern (Azolla filiculoides.) Native

Underwater Plants:

Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana) No. Amer. Native

Ribbon Sagittaria (Sagittaria subulta) No. Amer. Native

Hornwort (Ceraatophyllum demersum) Native

Water purslane (Didiplis diandra) No. Amer. Native

Waterweed/Goldfish Plant (Elodea canadensis) No. Amer. Native

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa) Native

Bog Sage (Salvia uligonosa) Non-native

California Rhododendron (R. macrophvilum)

California Pitcher Plant (Darlingtonia californica)

Deer Fern (Blechnum spicant) Native

Dogwood (Cornus spp.) Native/Non-native

Douglas Iris (Iris douglasiana) Native

Seep Monkey Flower (Mimulus spp.) Native

Farewell to Spring (Clarkia spp.) Native

Feather Grass (Stipa spp.) Native/Non-native

Fiber Optics Grass (Scripus cernus) Native

Five-finger Fern (Adiantum pedatum) Native

Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) Non-native

(wild) Ginger (Asarum caudatum) Native

Goat's Beard (Aruncus vulgaris) Native

Huckleberry (Vaccinium ovate) Native

Hummingbird Sage (Salvia spathacea) Native

Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina) Native

Leopard/Tiger Lily (Lilium pardalinum) Native

Lupine (Lupinus spp.) Native

Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris.) Native east U.S.

Penstemon (native/non- native species)

Point Reyes Checkerbloom (Sidalcea calycosa ssp. rhizomata).) Native coastal California

Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana) Native (shade)

Rush (Juncus spp.) Native/Non-native

Sedge (Carex spp.) Native/Non-native

Solomon's Seal (Smilacina spp.) Native

Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) No. Amer.

Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum) Native

Spirea (Spiraea douglasii) Native

Trillium (Trillium albidum) Native

Water Hyssop (Bacopa monnieri) Non-native

Western Dog Violet (Viola adunca) Native

Wild Onion (Allium unifolium) Native

Azalea (Rhododendron spp) Native

Plants in bold type above are pictured in the web pages of Bigsnest Pond:

http://www.bigsnestpond.net/

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Kathy Biggs

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