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Abutilon palmeri - Palmer's Indian mallow
Adenostoma fasciculatum - chamise
Adenostoma sparsifolium - redshanks
Ailanthus altissima - tree-of-Heaven
Albizia julibrissin - mimosa
Alnus cordata - Italian alder
Alnus glutinosa - European black alder
Alnus incana ssp. rugosa - speckled alder
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia - thinleaf alder
Alnus oblongifolia - Arizona alder
Alnus rhombifolia - white alder
Alnus rubra - red alder
Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata - Sitka alder
Ambrosia ambrosioides - canyon ragweed
Ambrosia chenopodiifolia - San Diego bursage
Ambrosia deltoidea - triangleleaf bursage
Ambrosia dumosa - white bursage
Amelanchier alnifolia - Pacific serviceberry
Amelanchier arborea - downy serviceberry
Amelanchier canadensis - shadblow serviceberry
Amelanchier laevis - Alleghany serviceberry
Amelanchier utahensis - Utah serviceberry
Amorpha fruticosa - desert false indigo
Andromeda polifolia - bog rosemary
Annona glabra - pond apple
Arbutus arizonica - Arizona madrone
Arbutus menziesii - Pacific madrone
Arbutus xalapensis - Texas madrone
Arctostaphylos columbiana - hairy manzanita
Arctostaphylos densiflora - Vine Hill manzanita
Arctostaphylos glauca - bigberry manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula - green manzanita
Arctostaphylos pungens - pointleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - kinnikinick
Arctostaphylos viscida - whiteleaf manzanita
Artemisia californica - coastal sagebrush
Artemisia tridentata - big sagebrush
Atriplex canescens - four-wing saltbush
Atriplex confertifolia - shadscale
Baccharis halimifolia - eastern baccharis
Baccharis pilularis - coyotebrush
Baccharis pteronioides - yerba de pasmo
Baccharis salicifolia - mule fat
Baccharis sarothroides - desertbroom
Betula alleghaniensis - yellow birch
Betula glandulosa - dwarf birch
Betula lenta - sweet birch
Betula nana - bog birch
Betula nigra - river birch
Betula occidentalis - water birch
Betula papyrifera - paper birch
Betula pendula - European weeping birch
Betula populifolia - gray birch
Betula uber - roundleaf birch
Betula utilis - Himalayan white birch
Borrichia arborescens - tree seaside tansy
Bucida buceras - black olive
Buddleja davidii - butterfly-bush
Bursera fagaroides - fragrant bursera
Bursera hindsiana - copal
Bursera microphylla - elephant tree
Bursera simaruba - gumbo-limbo
Callistemon spp. - bottlebrush tree
Camellia japonica - Japanese camellia
Caragana arborescens - pea tree
Carpinus betulus - European hornbeam
Carpinus caroliniana - hornbeam
Carpinus japonica - Japanese hornbeam
Carya glabra - pignut hickory
Carya illinoinensis - pecan
Carya laciniosa - shellbark hickory
Carya myristiciformis - nutmeg hickory
Carya ovalis - red hickory
Carya ovata - shagbark hickory
Carya pallida - sand hickory
Carya tomentosa - mockernut hickory
Castanea dentata - American chestnut
Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut
Castanea pumila - Alleghany chinkapin
Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey tea
Ceanothus impressus - Santa Barbara ceanothus
Ceanothus integerrimus - deerbrush
Ceanothus sanguineus - redstem ceanothus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus - blueblossom
Ceanothus velutinus - snowbrush
Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar
Celtis africana - white stinkwood
Celtis laevigata var. laevigata - sugarberry
Celtis laevigata var. reticulata - netleaf hackberry
Celtis occidentalis - hackberry
Celtis pumila - dwarf hackberry
Cercis canadensis - eastern redbud
Cercis chinensis - Chinese redbud
Cercis orbiculata - western redbud
Cercocarpus intricatus - littleleaf mountain-mahogany
Cercocarpus ledifolius - curlleaf mountain-mahogany
Cercocarpus montanus - mountain-mahogany
Chamaebatia foliolosa - mountain misery
Chamaebatiaria millefolium - fernbush
Chamaedaphne calyculata - leatherleaf
Chilopsis linearis - desert-willow
Chimaphila maculata - striped pipsissewa
Chimaphila umbellata - prince's pine
Chionanthus virginicus - fringetree
Chrysobalanus icaco - cocoplum
Chrysolepis chrysophylla - golden chinkapin
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus - yellow rabbitbrush
Cinnamomum camphora - camphortree
Citrus spp. - citrus
Cladrastis kentukea - yellowwood
Cleome isomeris - bladderpod spiderflower
Clethra alnifolia - summersweet clethra
Cliftonia monophylla - buckwheat tree
Coccoloba uvifera - seagrape
Coleogyne ramosissima - blackbrush
Comptonia peregrina - sweetfern
Conocarpus erectus - buttonwood
Cornus alternifolia - alternate-leaf dogwood
Corylopsis glabrescens - fragrant winterhazel
Corylopsis pauciflora - buttercup winterhazel
Corylopsis sinensis - Chinese winterhazel
Corylus americana - American hazel
Corylus avellana - common filbert
Corylus colurna - Turkish hazel
Corylus cornuta - beaked hazel
Cotinus coggygria - European smoketree
Cotoneaster spp. - cotoneaster
Croton alabamensis - Alabama croton
Cryptomeria japonica - Japanese cryptomeria
Cunninghamia lanceolata - common Chinafir
Cyrilla racemiflora - swamp cyrilla
Cytisus scoparius - Scotch broom
Dasiphora fruticosa - shrubby cinquefoil
Davidia involucrata - dove tree
Delonix regia - flamboyant tree
Dendromecon rigida - tree poppy
Diospyros texana - Texas persimmon
Diospyros virginiana - common persimmon
Dirca palustris - eastern leatherwood
Ditrysinia fruticosa - Gulf Sebastian-bush
Dodonaea viscosa - hopbush
Ebenopsis confinis - ejoton
Ehretia anacua - sandpaper tree
Elaeagnus commutata - silverberry
Encelia californica - California brittlebrush
Encelia farinosa - brittlebush
Epigaea repens - trailing arbutus
Ericameria laricifolia - turpentine bush
Ericameria linearifolia - narrowleaf goldenbush
Ericameria nauseosa - gray rabbitbrush
Ericameria palmeri - Palmer's goldenbush
Eriogonum cinereum - coastal buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum - flat-top buckwheat
Eubotrys racemosa - swamp doghobble
Eucalyptus caesia - gungurru
Eucalyptus camaldulensis - river red gum
Eucalyptus cladocalyx - sugar gum
Eucalyptus globulus - blue gum
Eucalyptus nitens - shining gum
Eucalyptus polyanthemos - silver dollar gum
Eucalyptus sideroxylon - red ironbark
Eucalyptus torelliana - cadagi
Eucalyptus woodwardii - lemon-flowered gum
Euphorbia misera - cliff spurge
Eysenhardtia orthocarpa - kidneywood
Eysenhardtia texana - Texas kidneywood
Fagus grandifolia - American beech
Fagus orientalis - Oriental beech
Fagus sylvatica - European beech
Fallugia paradoxa - Apache plume
Ficus aurea - strangler fig
Ficus carica - common fig
Ficus macrophylla - Moreton Bay fig
Firmiana simplex - Chinese parasoltree
Fothergilla gardenii - dwarf fothergilla
Frangula alnus - glossy buckthorn
Frangula californica - California buckthorn
Frangula caroliniana - Carolina buckthorn
Franklinia alatamaha - Franklin tree
Gambelia juncea - baja bush snapdragon
Gaultheria procumbens - teaberry
Gaultheria shallon - salal
Gaylussacia spp. - huckleberry
Ginkgo biloba - ginkgo
Gymnocladus dioicus - Kentucky coffeetree
Halesia diptera - two-wing silverbell
Halesia tetraptera - silverbell
Hamamelis vernalis - vernal witch-hazel
Heteromeles arbutifolia - toyon
Hibiscus syriacus - rose-of-sharon
Holodiscus discolor - oceanspray
Holodiscus dumosus - bush oceanspray
Hovenia dulcis - Japanese raisintree
Ilex amelanchier - sarvis holly
Ilex cassine - dahoon
Ilex coriacea - large gallberry
Ilex cornuta - Chinese holly
Ilex crenata - Japanese holly
Ilex decidua - deciduous holly
Ilex glabra - inkberry
Ilex montana - mountain holly
Ilex myrtifolia - myrtle holly
Ilex opaca - American holly
Ilex purpurea - Oriental holly
Ilex verticillata - winterberry holly
Ilex xattenuata - Foster's holly
Itea virginica - sweetspire
Iva hayesiana - San Diego povertyweed
Jacaranda mimosifolia - jacaranda
Jatropha cuneata - limberbush
Juglans californica - California black walnut
Juglans hindsii - Hind's black walnut
Juglans major - Arizona walnut
Juglans microcarpa - little walnut
Juglans regia - English walnut
Kalmia latifolia - mountain laurel
Koelreuteria paniculata - goldenraintree
Krameria grayi - white ratany
Laburnum xwatereri - goldenchain tree
Lagunaria patersonii - Norfolk Island hibiscus
Larix decidua - European larch
Larix kaempferi - Japanese larch
Larix laricina - tamarack
Larix lyallii - subalpine larch
Larix occidentalis - western larch
Larix xmarschlinsii - Dunkeld larch
Laurus nobilis - laurel
Lavatera assurgentiflora - island mallow
Ledum groenlandicum - Labrador tea
Leitneria floridana - corkwood
Leucaena retusa - littleleaf leadtree
Leucothoe axillaris - coast leucothoe
Lindera benzoin - spicebush
Liquidambar styraciflua - sweetgum
Lupinus arboreus - yellow bush lupine
Lupinus chamissonis - dune lupine
Lycium fremontii - Fremont's desert-thorn
Lyonia ferruginea - staggerbush
Lyonia ligustrina - maleberry
Lyonia lucida - fetterbush lyonia
Lysiloma candidum - palo blanco
Lysiloma watsonii - desertfern
Magnolia ashei - Ashe magnolia
Magnolia fraseri - Fraser magnolia
Magnolia pyramidata - pyramid magnolia
Magnolia tripetala - umbrella magnolia
Magnolia virginiana - sweetbay magnolia
Mahonia aquifolium - tall Oregon-grape
Mahonia fremontii - Fremont barberry
Mahonia haematocarpa - red barberry
Mahonia nervosa - dwarf Oregon-grape
Mahonia nevinii - Nevine's barberry
Mahonia repens - creeping mahonia
Malosma laurina - laurel sumac
Malus fusca - Oregon crabapple
Malus spp. - apple
Melaleuca quinquenervia - melaleuca
Melia azedarach - Chinaberry
Menziesia ferruginea - false azalea
Morella californica - Pacific waxmyrtle
Morella cerifera - waxmyrtle
Morus alba - white mulberry
Morus microphylla - Texas mulberry
Morus rubra - red mulberry
Myrica gale - sweetgale
Nandina domestica - heavenly bamboo
Neviusia alabamensis - Alabama snow-wreath
Nicotiana rustica - Aztec tobacco
Nyssa aquatica - water tupelo
Nyssa biflora - swamp tupelo
Nyssa ogeche - Ogeechee tupelo
Nyssa sylvatica - blackgum
Oemleria cerasiformis - Indian-plum
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia - Hawaii hawthorne
Ostrya virginiana - hophornbeam
Oxydendrum arboreum - sourwood
Pachycormus discolor - torote blanco
Pachysandra terminalis - Japanese pachysandra
Parrotia persica - Persian ironwood
Parthenium argentatum - guayule
Persea borbonia - redbay
Persea palustris - swampbay
Petrophytum caespitosum - rockmat
Photinia melanocarpa - black chokeberry
Photinia pyrifolia - chokeberry
Photinia xfraseri - red tips
Physocarpus capitatus - ninebark
Physocarpus malvaceus - mallow ninebark
Physocarpus monogynus - mountain ninebark
Physocarpus opulifolius - common ninebark
Pieris floribunda - mountain pieris
Pieris japonica - Japanese pieris
Pistacia chinensis - Chinese pistache
Planera aquatica - water elm
Platanus occidentalis - American sycamore
Platanus racemosa - California sycamore
Platanus wrightii - Arizona sycamore
Platanus xhispanica - London plane tree
Pluchea sericea - arrow-weed
Podocarpus macrophyllus - shrubby yew
Populus alba - European white poplar
Populus angustifolia - narrowleaf cottonwood
Populus balsamifera ssp. balsamifera - balsam poplar
Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa - black cottonwood
Populus deltoides - eastern cottonwood
Populus fremontii - Fremont cottonwood
Populus grandidentata - bigtooth aspen
Populus heterophylla - swamp cottonwood
Populus nigra var. Italica - Lombardy poplar
Populus tremuloides - quaking aspen
Prunus americana - American plum
Prunus caroliniana - Carolina laurelcherry
Prunus emarginata - bitter cherry
Prunus fremontii - desert apricot
Prunus ilicifolia - hollyleaf cherry
Prunus laurocerasus - cherrylaurel
Prunus maritima - beach plum
Prunus mexicana - Mexican plum
Prunus persica - peach
Prunus serotina - black cherry
Prunus serrulata - Kwanzan cherry
Prunus subcordata - Klamath plum
Prunus subhirtella - Higan cherry
Prunus virginiana - choke cherry
Prunus xyedoensis - Yoshino cherry
Pseudocydonia sinensis - Chinese-quince
Psilostrophe cooperi - paper-daisy
Psorothamnus schottii - Schott indigobush
Punica granatum - pomegranate
Purshia stansburiana - Stansbury cliffrose
Purshia tridentata - bitterbrush
Pyrularia pubera - buffalo nut
Pyrus calleryana - Callery pear
Quillaja saponaria - soapbark
Rhamnus cathartica - common buckthorn
Rhamnus crocea - redberry
Rhamnus ilicifolia - hollyleaf redberry
Rhododendron albiflorum - white rhododendron
Rhododendron atlanticum - dwarf azalea
Rhododendron austrinum - Florida azalea
Rhododendron canescens - swamp azalea
Rhododendron catawbiense - Catawba rhododendron
Rhododendron macrophyllum - Pacific rhododendron
Rhododendron maximum - great rhododendron
Rhus aromatica - fragrant sumac
Rhus integrifolia - lemonade sumac
Rhus kearneyi - Kearney's sumac
Rhus lancea - African sumac
Rhus lentii - lentisco
Rhus microphylla - littleleaf sumac
Rhus ovata - sugar sumac
Rhus trilobata - skunkbush sumac
Rhus virens - New Mexico evergreen sumac
Ribes acerifolium - mapleleaf currant
Ribes alpinum - mountain currant
Ribes aureum - golden currant
Ribes bracteosum - stink currant
Ribes cereum - wax currant
Ribes laxiflorum - trailing black currant
Ribes sanguineum - red-flowering currant
Ribes viburnifolium - evergreen currant
Ribes viscosissimum - sticky currant
Roystonea regia - royal palm
Rubus hayata-koidzumii - creeping raspberry
Rubus odoratus - purple flowering raspberry
Rubus parviflorus - thimbleberry
Rubus pedatus - trailing raspberry
Rubus spectabilis - salmonberry
Sabal palmetto - cabbage palmetto
Salix gooddingii - Goodding's willow
Sapindus saponaria - soapberry
Sassafras albidum - sassafras
Schinus molle - peppertree
Schinus terebinthifolius - Brazilian peppertree
Sciadopitys verticillata - umbrella pine
Senna hebecarpa - American senna
Sequoia sempervirens - redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum - giant sequoia
Sesbania punicea - rattlebox
Sideroxylon lanuginosum - gum bumelia
Sophora secundiflora - mescal bean
Sorbus alnifolia - Korean mountain-ash
Sorbus americana - American mountain-ash
Sorbus aucuparia - European mountain-ash
Sorbus decora - showy mountain-ash
Sorbus scopulina - Greene's mountain-ash
Sorbus sitchensis - Sitka mountain-ash
Sphaeralcea ambigua - desert globemallow
Spiraea alba var. alba - narrowleaf spiraea
Spiraea alba var. latifolia - meadowsweet
Spiraea betulifolia - white spiraea
Spiraea douglasii - Douglas spiraea
Spiraea japonica - Japanese spiraea
Spiraea splendens - rose meadowsweet
Stewartia ovata - mountain-camellia
Stewartia spp. - stewartia
Styphnolobium affine - Texas sophora
Styphnolobium japonicum - Japanese pagoda tree
Styrax americanus - American snowbell
Swietenia mahagoni - West Indies mahogany
Symplocos tinctoria - common sweetleaf
Tamarix aphylla - athel tamarisk
Tamarix chinensis - saltcedar
Tamarix gallica - tamarisk
Tamarix parviflora - smallflower tamarisk
Taxodium ascendens - pondcypress
Taxodium distichum - baldcypress
Tilia americana - American basswood
Tilia cordata - littleleaf linden
Tilia petiolaris - silver linden
Torreya taxifolia - Florida torreya
Toxicodendron vernix - poison sumac
Triadica sebifera - Chinese tallow tree
Ulmus alata - winged elm
Ulmus americana - American elm
Ulmus crassifolia - cedar elm
Ulmus parvifolia - Chinese elm
Ulmus procera - field elm
Ulmus pumila - Siberian elm
Ulmus rubra - slippery elm
Umbellularia californica - California-laurel
Ungnadia speciosa - Mexican buckeye
Vaccinium arboreum - sparkleberry
Vaccinium cespitosum - dwarf bilberry
Vaccinium corymbosum - highbush blueberry
Vaccinium deliciosum - Cascade bilberry
Vaccinium elliottii - Elliott's blueberry
Vaccinium macrocarpon - cranberry
Vaccinium membranaceum - big huckleberry
Vaccinium myrtilloides - velvet-leaf blueberry
Vaccinium myrtillus - bilberry
Vaccinium ovalifolium - ovalleaf huckleberry
Vaccinium ovatum - evergreen huckleberry
Vaccinium oxycoccos - small cranberry
Vaccinium pallidum - lowbush blueberry
Vaccinium parvifolium - red huckleberry
Vaccinium scoparium - grouse whortleberry
Vaccinium stamineum - deerberry
Vaccinium uliginosum - bog blueberry
Vaccinium vitis-idaea - lingonberry
Vauquelinia californica - Arizona rosewood
Vernicia fordii - tungoil tree
Viguiera laciniata - San Diego sunflower
Wollemia nobilis - Wollemi-pine
Xanthorhiza simplicissima - yellowroot
Zelkova serrata - Japanese zelkova

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