Oregon State University Extension Service


Trees and Shrubs Chart - Riparian Species for SW Oregon

Name Type Form Mature size Tolerance to Shade Tolerance to Drought Tolerance to Flooding Jackson Co native?
Douglas maple (Acer glabrum) Deciduous Shrub/ST L M M M yes
Bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) Deciduous Tree L M M M yes
White alder (Alnus rhombifolia) Deciduous Tree L L L M yes
Western serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) Deciduous Shrub M/L M M L yes
Tall Oregon-grape (Berberis aquifolium) Evergreen Shrub S/M M H L yes
Redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea) Deciduous Shrub M/L M L H yes
California hazelnut (Corylus cornuta var. Californica) Deciduous Shrub M/L M M L yes
Douglas hawthorne (Crataegus douglasii) Deciduous Shrub/ST L M M M yes
Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) Deciduous Tree L M M H yes
Creambush oceanspray (Holodiscus discolor) Deciduous Shrub M/L M M L yes
Hind's walnut (Juglans hindsii) Deciduous Tree L L M M yes
Oregon crabapple (Malus fusca) Deciduous Shrub L M M M yes
Osoberry/Indian plum (Oemleria cerasiformis) Deciduous Shrub M/L H M M yes
Mock-orange (Philadelphus lewisii) Deciduous Shrub M/L M M M yes
Pacific ninebark (Physocarpus capitatus) Deciduous Shrub M/L M L M yes
Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) Evergreen Tree L L H M yes
Black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) Deciduous Tree L L L H yes
Klamath plum (Prunus subcordota) Deciduous Shrub/ST M/L L M L yes
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) Deciduous Shrub L M M M yes
Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana) Deciduous Tree L L H M yes
Cascara (Rhamnus purshiana) Deciduous Shrub L M M M yes
Red-flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum) Deciduous Shrub/ST M M M L yes
Woods rose (Rosa gymnocarpa) Deciduous Shrub S H M L yes
Nootka rose (Rosa nutkana) Deciduous Shrub S/M H L M yes
Swamp rose (Rosa pisocarpa) Deciduous Shrub S/M L M M yes
Sandbar willow (Salix exigua) Deciduous Shrub L L M H yes
Willow species (Salix spp.) Deciduous Shrub/ST L L L H yes
Blue elderberry (Sambucus mexicana) Deciduous Shrub/ST L M M M yes
Douglas-spiraea (Spiraea douglasii) Deciduous Shrub S L L H yes
Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus) Deciduous Shrub S H M M yes
Viburnum (Viburnum ellipticum) Deciduous Shrub L M M M yes

Mature size: L = Large (>10' tall at maturity), M = Medium (5'-10'), S = Small (<5)

Tolerances: L = Low (not tolerant of this factor, M = Moderate, H = High


Source URL: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/flowers-shrubs-trees/trees-shrubs-chart-riparian-species-sw-oregon