salt water accepting - Knowledgebase Question

lawrence, ny
Question by pandaholic26
April 27, 2010
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Answer from NGA
April 27, 2010

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The New York City Department of Parks has compiled the following list of salt tolerant plants:

Amelanchier arborea? Common serviceberry; Amelanchier canadensis? Canadian serviceberry; Aronia arbutifolia? Red chokeberry; Aronia melanocarpa? Black chokeberry; Baccharis halmifolia? Groundsel tree; Cephalanthus occidentalis? Buttonbush; Clethra alnifolia? Sweet pepperbush; Gaylussacia baccata? Black huckleberry; Ilex glabra? Inkberry; Iva fructescens? Saltmarsh elder; Lindera benzoin? Spicebush; Myrica pensylvanica? Bayberry; Prunus maritima? Beachplum;
Rhus copallinum? Winged sumac; Rhus glabra? Smooth sumac; Rhus typhina? Staghorn sumac; Rosa carolina? Pasture rose; Rosa virginiana? Low pasture rose; Salix discolor? Pussy willow; Sambucus canadensis? Black elderberry; Vaccinium angustifolium? Lowbush blueberry; Vaccinium corymbosum? Highbush blueberry;
Viburnum dentatum? Southern arrowwood ; Vitis labrusca? Fox grape; Arctostaphylos uva?ursi? Bearberry ; Cakile edethula? Sea rocket; Eupatorium album? White thoroughwort ; Hibiscus moscheutos? Marsh mallow; Lathyrus maritimus? Beach pea;
Lechea maritima? Beach pinweed ; Limonium carolinianum? Marsh rosemary; Maianthemum canadense? Canada mayflower; Oenthera biennis? Common evening primrose; Opuntia humifusa? Eastern prickly pear; Solidago sempervirens? Seaside goldenrod;
Symphyotrichum novi?belgii? New York aster; Ammophila brevigulata? Beachgrass;
Distichlis spicata? Saltgrass ; Juncus gerardii? Blackgrass; Panicum amarum? Bitter panicgrass; Panicum virgatum? Switchgrass ; Schizachyrium scoparium? Little bluestem ; Scirpus maritimis? Seaside bulrush; Scirpus pungens? Common threesquare ;
Scirpus robustus? Saltmarsh rush; Scirpus validus? Soft stem bulrush; Spartina alternifolia? Smooth cordgrass; Spartina patens? Saltmeadow grass; Spartina pectinata? Prairie cordgrass.

It's such a comprehensive list that I'm sure you'll have an attractive garden inspite of the salt~

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