What flower is native to Ontario?

Canada Anemone: Little, white, cup-shaped flowers with butter yellow centres sit atop vivid emerald foliage on this popular Ontario native plant.

What perennials are native to Ontario?

Early Summer Blooms – Five Native Perennials

  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
  • Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
  • Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)
  • Wild Quinine (Parthenium integrifolium)
  • Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata)

What wildflowers are native to Ontario?

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  • Adder’s Mouth, Green (Malaxis unifolia)
  • Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)
  • Agrimony, Small-flowered (Agrimonia parviflora)
  • Alumroot (Heuchera americana)
  • Amaranth, Green (Amaranthus retroflexus)
  • Anemone, Canada (Anemone canadensis)

What plants are native to northern Ontario?


  • Alnus incana subsp. rugosa (speckled alder)
  • Alnus viridis subsp. crispa (mountain alder)
  • Amelanchier laevis (smooth Juneberry)
  • Betula pumila (dwarf birch)
  • Chamaedaphne calyculata (leatherleaf)
  • Comptonia peregrina (sweetfern)
  • Cornus alternifolia (alternate-leaf dogwood)
  • Cornus rugosa (rough dogwood)

Is cranesbill native to Ontario?

Commonly, it has a host of colloquial names, including cranesbill or cranesbill geranium, alum root, wild cranesbill, spotted geranium and wood geranium. Wild geranium is native to Eastern North America, growing from Southern Ontario to Georgia and west to eastern Oklahoma and the Dakotas.

Is cornflower native to Ontario?

Habitat: Cornflower was introduced from Europe as an ornamental, escaped from cultivation and now occurs as an occasional weed in southern Ontario in fields of fall-sown crops, in waste places and along roadsides and railway tracks.

Is Speedwell native to Ontario?

This small plant, naturalized from Europe, is often found in lawns. Its leaves resemble those of thyme, hence its common name. The variety humifusa, a North American native found from Ontario east to Newfoundland and south to Massachusetts and Minnesota, is distinguished by its bright blue flowers.

Is it illegal to pick trilliums in Ontario?

It is Illegal to Pick a Trillium In Ontario, it is not illegal to pick T. The drooping trillium, Trillium flexipes, is protected by the Ontario Endangered Species Act, so it can’t be collected.

Is borage native to Ontario?

Ontario Wildflowers – Borage (Boraginaceae)

Is False Spirea native to Ontario?

False Spirea (Sorbaria sorbifolia) – Ontario Trees and Shrubs.

Is Sweet Woodruff native to Ontario?

Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum) – Ontario Wildflowers.

Is Bergamot native to Ontario?

Wild Bergamot – Ontario Native Plants.

What kind of trees grow in eastern Ontario?

Nut Trees Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) – A very large tree, typical of bottomlands, but adaptable. Native to parts of southern eastern Ontario, but very commonly planted and naturalized (by squirrels). Produces a chemical, juglone, that inhibits the growth of nearby plants so site this tree carefully.

Where can I buy native plants in Ontario?

Ontario Native Plants! We are an online provider of native perennial flowers, trees, shrubs, grasses, and ferns. From our Ontario-based nursery, we will ship anywhere across the province. Read more about our business here. In 2021 we are offering over 100 species with 19 new species to look forward to!

Are there any white pine trees in Ontario?

Some projections show White Pine extirpated south of Ottawa before the end of the century. On the hand, it may be possible to grow native species typically found in southern Ontario; e.g. some of the hardier Carolinian forest trees. These borderline hardy species have been identified in our descriptions below.

How are plants grown in the wild in Ontario?

Typically, plants are grown from cuttings or tissue culture, but Verbinnen’s grows from wild seeds harvested from natural environments around Ontario. This approach to propagation supports genetic diversity, which in turn supports healthy biodiversity.