Top 8 Native Plants in Massachusetts

Mayflower : is a low-growing evergreen plant with woody stems that spread along the ground and produce pink or white flowers in the spring.

Black Cohosh: is a tall, erect plant with clusters of small white flowers that bloom in the summer. The plant gets its name from the dark, nearly black color of its underground stems.

Black Chokeberry: is named for its fruit, which is small, black berries that are somewhat sour and astringent. This berry can be consumed by humans and is used in several recipes.

 Trumpet Honeysuckle: is a super perfect addition to any garden or landscape. This flowering vine grows quickly and easily, boasting tons of beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers that hummingbirds, bees.

Mace Sedge: is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family (Cyperaceae). It can be found in wooded areas, fields, and wetlands across Massachusetts.

Ebony Spleenwort: is an evergreen fern native to North America, Europe, and Asia. It is a member of the spleenwort family (Aspleniaceae), known for its delicate, lacy fronds.

Pearly Everlasting:is a perennial flowering plant and a member of the Aster family. It is a herbaceous plant with soft, green stems and leaves that die back to the root each year.

Red Maple: is a deciduous tree native to Massachusetts. It is a member of the Sapindaceae family, which includes other well-known trees such as horse chestnuts and buckeyes. 

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