Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees

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Linn-Benton 2019 Master Gardener program - apply now!


Do you love to make things grow? Apply to join our cohort of plant enthusiasts in Linn and Benton Counties. As part of the Master Gardener volunteer team, you will build your gardening knowledge and share what you learn with our communities. Read More...

Now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training and Horticultural Proficiency programs!!


The Master Gardener and Horticulture Proficiency program provides Oregonians with education about gardening and horticulture. Read More...

Pacific Northwest nursery IPM

Online Resource

The PNW Nursery IPM Website is designed to be dynamic, allowing growers and pest management professionals to give and receive information regarding pest activities in nurseries in the Pacific Northwest. Whenever possible, we will provide links and further information for growers on particular pests.

Water-Efficient Landscape Plant List


A list of water-efficient landscape plants and if they are native to Oregon or not.

WaterWise Gardening


Information on gardening techniques and recommended plants for water conservation and general watershed health.

PNW native plants for the streamside garden


Trees and shrubs for the water's edge or drier areas, groundcover, ferns, and other useful tips

By Linda McMahan

OSU Landscape Plants

Online Resource

The site contains images and information on over 1,800 landscape plants, mostly woody. Individual plants can be accessed via ether the Latin Names (e.g., Acer) or a Common Names (e.g., Maple). Both lists are in alphabetical order; for the Latin Names, from Abelia to Ziziphus and the Common Names from Abelia to Zelkova.
Zone 1: channel and banks (at or below summer and spring moisture levels), Zone 2: upper banks and floodplain (at or below spring moisture levels, above summer moisture levels), Zone 3: uplands (above both summer and spring moisture levels)

Streamside planting zones


Describes the three planting zones around a stream.

Trees and Shrubs Chart - Riparian Species for SW Oregon


Chart for the type, form, mature size, and tolerances to shade, drought, and flooding for Southern Oregon streamside trees and shrubs.

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control


A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.

Trees and Shrubs by: Showy Flowers, Fruit or Fall Colors


A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, organized by showy flowers, fruit and fall colors.

Trees and Shrubs by: Flood Tolerance


A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, organized by flood tolerance.

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