University of Maryland Extension

Recommended Native Plants for Maryland

Click or scroll over the image to enlarge it. Then on the plant name for additional information. And, yes, 2 of the plants appear in 2 categories. 

Native Groundcovers

blooming pussytoes  

Packera closeup  
Golden Groundsel


native sensitive fern
Sensitive Fern

native Christmas fern
Christmas Fern

Native Grasses, Sedges & Rushes

Blue Sedge

wool rush
Wool Grass

little bluestem seedhead  
Little Bluestem

Indiangrass seedhead  
Yellow Indiangrass

Native Wildflowers

blooming pussytoes  Pussytoes

Eastern Columbine

blooming butterfly weed
Butterfly Weed

joe pye weedJoe Pye Weed

Turks cap lilyTurk's Cap Lily

red cardinal flowerCardinal Flower

flowering great blue lobeliaGreat Blue Lobelia

Packera closeupGolden Groundsel

flowering Foxglove BeardtongueFoxglove Beardtongue

black eyed susanBlack-Eyed Susan




new york ironweedNew York Ironweed


blooming monarda
Bergamot (Monarda)



Rose Mallow

closeup of hillside blueberry foliage
Hillside Blueberry


Nyssa closeup

white oak close up
White Oak





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