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Shrubs and Vines List

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Where Seen

Allegheny Chinkapin

Castanea pumila

Visitors Center Area

Beauty Berry Flowers

Calicarpa americana

Wildflower Garden

Winter Amholly

Ilex opaca

Cemetery Ridge Trail

American Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virginiana

Visitors Center Area

Amur Honeysuckle Flower

Lonicera maackii

White Pine Trail

Autumn Olive Flower

Elaeagnus umbellata

Cemetery Ridge and many other trails


Aesculus parviflora

Visitors Center Area


Buxus species

Program Shelter Area, Arboretum Drive

Button Bush Button

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Visitors Center and Marsh Areas

Button Bush Fruit

Rhamnus caroliniana

Backwoods Trail

Chinese Privet

Ligustrum sinense

Arboretum Drive, Cemetery Ridge Trail, along Scarborough Creek

Cross Vine

Bignonia capreolata

Old Kerr Hollow Road

Cumberland Rhododendrum

Rhododendron cumberlandense

Visitors Center Area

Poncirus Blossom

Poncirus trifoliata

Shade Tree Road Area

Walking Stick Leaves


Visitors Center Area


Alnus serrulata

Visitors Center Area

Japanese Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica

Cemetery Ridge and many other trails

Mahonia Flowers

Mahonia bealei

Tulip Poplar and Heath Cove trails


Kalmia latifolia

Old Kerr Hollow Road

Multiflora Rose

Rosa multiflora

Arboretum Drivea

Muscadine Vine

Vitis rotundifolia

Cemetery Ridge TrailVisitors Center Area

Ninebark Flowers

Physocarpus opulifolius

Visitors Center Parking Lot

Oriental Bittersweet

Celastrus orbiculatis

Cemetery Ridge Trail


Chimaphila maculata

Oak-Hickory and Lost Chestnut trails

Smoothsumacred Flower

Rhus glabra

Road to Met Tower


Lindera benzoin

Cemetery Ridge Trail

Trumpet Vine

Campsis radicans

Old Kerr Hollow Road


Hamamelis vernalis

Visitors Center Area

Viburnum Snowball Bush

Viburnum species

Visitors Center area and along Valley Road

Wingedsumac Berries

Rhus copallinum

Road to Met Tower

Winter Jasmine

Jasminum nudiflorum

Arboretum Drive

Winterberry Holly

Ilex verticella

Marsh Area

Yellowanise Flowers

llicium parviflorum

Shade Tree Collection