Native Plants from American Beauties

Welcome to the American Beauties Native Plant Library. Here you will find native perennials, grasses, vines, trees and shrubs which attract wildlife and look great in the garden. You can view our native plants by common name or botanical name then scroll through the list to view a thumbnail image and introductory information. Click on a thumbnail image to see detailed information about that particular native plant.

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Botanical Name     Common Name
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Caesalpinia mexicana

Mexican Bird of Paradise

Calliandra eriophylla

Fairy Duster

Callirhoe involucrata

Wine Cups

Callisia rosea 'Morning Grace'

Piedmont roseling or spiderwort / syn. Tradescantia rosea

Caltha palustris

Marsh Marigold

Calycanthus floridus

Eastern Sweetshrub / Carolina Allspice

Calylophus berlandieri 'Tucson Sun'

Tucson Sun Sundrops

Calylophus hartwegii

Sundrops

Campsis radicans

Trumpet Vine / Trumpet Creeper

Carex amphibola

Creek sedge

Carex appalachica

Appalachian Sedge

Carex laxiculmis 'Hobb'

Sedge / Bunny Blue™

Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Palm Sedge

Carex pensylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Carex sprengelii

Long Beaked Sedge / Sprengel's sedge

Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge

Carnegiea gigantea

Saguaro

Carpinus caroliniana

American Hornbeam / Ironwood, Musclewood, Muscle Beech, Blue Beech

Cassia hebecarpa

Wild Senna

Caulophyllum thalictroides

Blue Cohosh

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Button Bush

Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Magical® Moonlight'

Magical Moonlight Buttonbush

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Top Point'

Atlantic White Cedar / Whitecedar Falsecypress

Chamaedaphne calyculata

Leatherleaf

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Cheilanthes lanosa

Hairy lipfern

Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtlehead

Chelone obliqua 'Tiny Tortuga'

Turtlehead

Chionanthus virginicus

Grancy Graybeard / White Fringetree

Chrysactinia mexicana

Damianita Daisy

Chrysogonum virginianum

Green and Gold / Goldenstar

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Golden star or green and gold

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Quinn's Gold'

Green and gold

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar'

Superstar Green and Gold

Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe

Green and gold

Cimicifuga racemosa

Bugbane / syn. Actaea racemosa

Clethra acuminata

Cinnamonbark / Mountain Sweet Pepperbush

Clethra alnifolia

Summer Sweet Bush / Sweet Pepper Bush

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Hummingbird Summer Sweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Ruby Spice Summer Sweet

Conoclinium greggii

Greg's Mist Flower

Coreopsis palmata

Prairie Coreopsis

Coreopsis pubescens 'Sunshine Superman'

Star Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata

Threadleaf Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata 'Crème Brûlée'

Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata 'Golden Showers'

Golden Showers Threadleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Whorled tickseed

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Cornus canadensis

Bunchberry / Creeping Dogwood

Cornus florida 'Cloud 9'

Flowering Dogwood

Cornus racemosa 'Geauge'

Gray Dogwood

Cornus racemosa 'Hurzam'

Huron® Gray Dogwood

Cornus sericea

syn. Cornus stolonifera / Red-twig dogwood

Cornus sericea 'Cardinal'

Red-Osier Dogwood

Corylus americana

American Hazelnut

Corylus cornuta

Beaked Hazelnut

Cotinus obovatus

American Smoke Tree