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Native Tree & Shrub Sale

17 years ago

Have you guys, particularly those of you in the NoVA area, seen this:

The Invasive Plant Removal Task Force of the City of Falls Church is sponsoring a Fall Native Tree & Shrub Pre-Sale. We have available for sale over 40 types of small trees and shrubs native to this region. An invasive plant removal party is scheduled for Cherry Hill Park from 10am to noon the same day.

We will need to receive all orders by October 23rd with payment. The plants will be available for pick-up on November 4th between 9am and noon at Cherry Hill Park in the City of Falls Church (nearest major corssroads is rt. 7 and rt. 29).

An electronic copy of the order form can be received by emailing and requesting a copy. The form will also be posted on this week. The trees/shrubs available include:

Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye

Alnus serrulata Smooth Alder

Amelanchier canadensis Canada Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis Smooth or Allegheny Serviceberry

Asimina triloba Pawpaw

Betula nigra River Birch

Calycanthus floridus Sweetshrub

Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam

Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea

Cephalanthus occidentalis Button Bush

Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud

Chionanthus virginicus American Fringe Tree

Cladrastis kentukea American Yellowwood

Clethra alnifolia Summersweet

Cornus alternifolia Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus amomum Silky Dogwood

Cornus sericea Red-Stem Dogwood (red osier)

Corylus americana American Filbert

Euonymus americana American Strawberry Bush

Frangula (Rhamnus) caroliniana Carolina Buckthorn, Indian Cherry

Halesia diptera var. magniflora Two-winged Silverbell

Hamamelis virginiana Witch Hazel

Ilex glabra Inkberry

Ilex verticillata Winterberry

Itea virginica Virginia Sweetspire

Leucothoe axillaris Coast Leucothoe

Lindera benzoin Spice Bush

Magnolia virginiana Sweetbay Magnolia

Morella (Myrica) pensylvanica Northern Bayberry

Myrica cerifera Wax Myrtle

Nyssa sylvatica Tupelo, Blackgum

Opuntia humifusa Prickly Pear Cactus

Ostrya virginiana Hophornbeam

Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood Tree

Photinia (Aronia) arbutifolia Red Chokeberry

Prunus angustifolia Chickasaw Plum

Ptelea trifoliata Hop Tree

Rhododendron canescens Piedmont Azalea

Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis Elderberry

Vaccinium corymbosum Highbush Blueberry (local ecotype)

Viburnum dentatum Arrow Wood

Viburnum lentago Nannyberry

Viburnum nudum Smooth Witherod

Viburnum prunifolium Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum trilobum American Cranberry

Nature By Design, a native nursery in Alexandria, will be providing the plants. The task force will receive no funds from this sale. We are only acting as an intermediary to increase the use of natives in Northern Virginia.

Melissa Teates

Member, Invasive Plant Removal Task Force


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