SHRUBS

Red Osier Dogwood

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This shrub provides beautiful color in the winter.  In warmer months it produces berries that are food for our birds.

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Gray Dogwood

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This shrub attracts many native bees.  As it grows, it's intertwining branches will bar attractive to birds for cover and as a nesting site.

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Blackhaw Viburnum

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This shrub is a popular nectar site for visiting butterflies and bees. We have it interspersed with the Gray Dogwoods to provide dense cover for birds. 

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Ninebark

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This shrub has beautiful flowers from later spring to early summer.

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Creeping Juniper

This beach loving evergreen has cones that are attractive to many birds

This beach loving evergreen has cone that are very attractive to many different birds

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Sand Cherry

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This cherry is perfectly suited for our open beach areas in association with our swaths of Marram Grass

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Bearberry

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This small shrub is useful for stabilizing the dune and attracting wildlife.

Lead Plant

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New Jersey Tea

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Illinois Rose

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Sweet Fern

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Sandbar Willow INVASIVE

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A very aggressive shrub, it  needs attention as it has become extensive on the south end, south of the beach house and is beginning to show up on the north near the NU boathouse.  We need to remove it so our other plants will survive and provide the biodiversity needed.

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