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Popular Native Nova Scotian Plants

Deciduous Trees
American elm
Larch (Tamarack, Hackmatack)
Red maple
Red oak
Striped maple
Sugar maple
Trembling aspen
White ash
White birch (Paper Birch)
Yellow birch

Evergreen Trees
Balsam fir
Eastern hemlock
White cedar
White pine
White spruce

Small Trees/Shrubs
Alternate leaf dogwood
Bayberry
Blackberry
Blueberry
Canada holly
Chokecherry
Common elder
Cranberry
Currant
Elderberry
Gooseberry
Hawthorn
Highbush cranberry (Hobblebush)
Huckleberry
Mountain ash (Dogberry)
Pin cherry
Pussy Willow
Raspberry
Red osier dogwood
Serviceberry, Shadbush
Staghorn sumac
Wild raisin
Wild roses
Witch hazel (Striped Alder)

Perennials
Bearberry
Bloodroot
Bunchberry, crackerberry
Canada lily
Clematis (native)
Clintonia, bluebead Lily Cow slip, oxslip
Buttercup Ferns (Christmas, Cinnamon, Maidenhair, Oak, Ostrich, Royal, Wood)
Great blue lobelia
Iris
Jack-in-the-pulpit
Joe-Pye weed, purple boneset
Mayapple
Solomon's seal
Trillium
Trout lily
Turtlehead
Virginia bluebells
Viola
Wild ginger
Wormwood

For more information on native plants:
Bluepete's wildflowers of Nova Scotia
Evergreen Foundation: Native plant database
Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens: Native plants for home use
Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society