Plant List at Mount Pisgah Arboretum

The following plant list is being compiled through the help of volunteers, University of Oregon students, and lovers of nature. It is not exhaustive as there are many plants in the arboretum, but it’s a start! Want to help fill out the list? Contact us!

Common NameScientific NameFamilyTypeLinks
harvest brodiaeaBrodiaea coronariaLiliaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/brodiaea-coronaria/
yarrowAchillea millefoliumAsteraceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Achillea-millefolium/
showy milkweedAsclepias speciosaAsclepiadaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Asclepias-speciosa/
camas or large camasCammassia leichliniiLiliaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Cammassia-leichlinii/
Dewey sedgeCarex deweyanaCyperaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Carex-deweyana/
slough sedgeCarex obnuptaCyperaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Carex-obnupta/
Siberian miner’s lettuceClaytonia sibiricaPortulacaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Claytonia-sibirica/
woods strawberryFragaria vescaRosaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Fragaria-vesca/
bedstrawGalium aparineRubiaceae Perennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Galium-aparine/
gumweedGrindelia integrifoliaAsteraceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Grindelia-integrifolia/
cow parsnipHeracleum lanatumApiaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Heracleum-lanatum /
Oregon irisIris tenaxIridaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Iris-tenax/
celery-leafed lovageLigusticum apiifoliumApiaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Ligusticum-apiifolium/
fernleaf biscuit rootLomatium dissectumApiaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Lomatium-dissectum/
biscuit rootLomatium nudicauleApiaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Lomatium-nudicaule/
showy tarweedMadia elegansAsteraceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Madia-elegans/
manrootMarah oreganusCucurbitaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Marah-oreganus/
yellow pond lilyNuphar polysepalumNymphaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Nuphar-polysepalum/
yampahPerideridia gairdneriApiacaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Perideridia-gairdneri/
sword fernPolystichum munitumDryopteridaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Polystichum-munitum/
silverweedPotentilla anserinaRosaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Potentilla-anserina/
trailing blackberryRubus ursinusRosaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Rubus-ursinus/
duck potatoSagittaria latifoliaAlismataceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Sagittaria-latifolia/
pacific snakerootSanicula crassicaulisApiaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Sanicula-crassicaulis/
hard-stem bulrushScirpus acutusCyperaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Scirpus-acutus/
tuleScirpus tabernaemontaniiCyperaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Scirpus-tabernaemontanii/
false Solomon’s sealSmilacina racemosaLiliaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Smilacina-racemosa/
broad-leaved cattailTypha latifoliaTyphaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Typha-latifolia/
stinging nettleUrtica dioicaUrticaceaePerennialhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Urtica-dioica/
serviceberryAmelanchier alnifoliaRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Amelanchier-alnifolia/
tall Oregon grapeBerberis aquifoliumBerberidaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Berberis-aquifolium/
Oregon grapeBerberis nervosaBerberidaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Berberis-nervosa/
salalGaultheria shallonEricaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Gaultheria-shallon/
ocean sprayHolodiscus discolorRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Holodiscus-discolor/
osoberryOemleria cerasiformisRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Oemleria-cerasiformis/
Pacific ninebarkPhysocarpus capitatusRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Physocarpus-capitatus/
Coastal black gooseberryRibes divaricatumGrossulariaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Ribes-divaricatum/
Blackcap raspberryRubus leucodermisRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Rubus-leucodermis/
salmonberryRubus spectabilisRosaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Rubus-spectabilis/
Scouler’s willowSalix scoulerianaSalicaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Salix-scouleriana/
poison oakToxicodendron diversilobum AnacardiaceaeShrubhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Toxicodendron-diversilobum/
vine mapleAcer circinatumAceraceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Acer-circinatum/
bigleaf mapleAcer macrophyllumAceraceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Acer-macrophyllum/
red alderAlnus rubraBetulaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Alnus-rubra/
Pacific madrone Arbutus menziesiiEricaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Arbutus-menziesii/
incense-cedarCalocedrus decurrens CupressaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Calocedrus-decurrens/
Western dogwoodCornus nuttalliiCornaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Cornus-nuttallii/
black hawthornCrataegus douglasiiRosaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Crataegus-douglasii/
Western crabappleMalus fusca RosaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Malus-fusca/
ponderosa pinePinus ponderosaPinaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Pinus-ponderosa/
chokecherryPrunus virginianaRosaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Prunus-virginiana/
Douglas-firPseudotsuga menziesiiPinaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Pseudotsuga-menziesii/
Oregon white oakQuercus garryanaFagaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Quercus-garryana/
CascaraRhamnus purshianaRhamnaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Rhamnus-purshiana/
blue elderberrySambucus caerulea CaprifoliaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Sambucus-caerulea /
Pacific yewTaxus brevifoliaTaxaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Taxus-brevifolia/
Western red cedarThuja plicataCupressaceaeTreehttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Thuja-plicata/
chanterelle mushroomCantharellus sppCantharellaceaeFungushttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Cantharellus-spp/
old man’s beardUsnea sppParmeliaceaeLichenhttp://www.mountpisgaharboretum.com/Usnea-spp/