Top 10 Native Plants in Vermont

 Leatherleaf: is a dwarf shrub that rarely grows taller than 4.9 feet. Its leathery, alternate, and elliptical to oblong leaves are dull green on top and pale green or brown on the underside.

Red Baneberry:is a perennial plant growing up to 31 inches tall. The flowers are white and feature petals that are clawed at the base. Once the flowers wither, the plant produces green berries .

Downy Serviceberry:is a plant that can grow up to 66 feet tall and have a trunk diameter of around 6 inches. It has smooth, gray bark and slender buds with pointed tips.

Yellow Giant Hyssop: is a member of the mint family that grows up to 7 feet tall. It has a hairless, erect stem and a few branches. Unlike the leaves of other members of the mint family.

Dutchman’s Pipe:vine reaches sizes of up to 30 feet and features heart-shaped leaves measuring around 6 – 12 inches long. The plant blooms from June to August, producing yellowish-green flowers.

Purple Joe-Pye Weed: is a clump-forming herb native to eastern and central North America, Vermont included. This herbaceous plant can reach 7.9 feet tall and 3.9 feet wide .

White Snakeroot: grow up to 4.9 feet tall. They have smooth stems with oppositely arranged 6-inch-long leaves with sharply serrated margins. The plant produces white flowers.

Red Maple: is a common deciduous tree in North America that usually grows up to 100 feet tall. However, the tree can reach exceptional heights of over 135 feet in its natural habitat!

Shagbark Hickory:is a tall deciduous tree reaching heights of over 100 feet and living for more than 350 years. It has pinnate leaves measuring 12 – 24 inches long, each with five leaflets.

Yellow Birch: is a medium-sized deciduous tree that grows up to 80 feet tall, sometimes reaching as much as 100 feet. Its trunk makes it the largest birch species in North America.