North Shore trees & shrubs list

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Conifers

  • White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
  • Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
  • Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus)
  • Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana)
  • Red Pine (Norway Pine)* (Pinus resinosa)
  • Black Spruce (Picea mariana)
  • White Spruce (Picea glauca)
  • Tamarack (Eastern Larch) (Larix laricina)

*Minnesota State Tree

Deciduous broadleaves

  • American Mountain Ash (Sorbus americana)
  • Black Ash (Fraxinus nigra)
  • Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
  • Big-tooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata)
  • Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)
  • Balsam Poplar (Balm of Gilead) (Populus balsamifera)
  • Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)
  • Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis )
  • Pin Cherry (Prunus pennsylvanica)
  • Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
  • Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
  • Northern Red Oak* (Quercus rubra)

*Mainly in Tettegouche State Park

Shrubs

  • Speckled Alder(Alnus rugosa)
  • Blackberry (Rubus sp.)
  • Blueberry (Vaccinium sp.)
  • Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)
  • Currant (Ribes sp.)
  • Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus stolonifera)
  • Red-berried Elder (Sambucus pubens)
  • Gooseberry (Ribes sp.)
  • Beaked Hazelnut (Corylus cornuta)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus sp.)
  • High-bush Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)
  • Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)
  • Fly Honeysuckle (Lonicera canadensis)
  • Juneberry (Serviceberry) (Amelanchier sp.)
  • Mountain Maple (Moose Maple) (Acer spicatum)
  • Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)
  • Raspberry ( Rubus sp.)
  • Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa)
  • Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)
  • Wild Rose (Rosa sp.)
  • Willow (Salix sp.)
  • Bebb’s Willow (Salix bebbiana)
  • Pussy Willow (Salix discolor)