The plants in the following group are especially adapted for growing on slopes which are continuously more or less dry. The heavy foliage of the plants often forms a ground cover which conserves the moisture and many of them are the deep-rooted types which will thrive on sandy soils where a normal amount of water is not always available.

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Bearberry Arenaria caespitosa

Tufted Sandwort

Aster ericoides White Heath Aster

Cerastium tomentosum Snow-in-summer

Dianthus deltoides Maiden Pink

Dianthus plumarius Scotch Pink

Festuca glauca

Blue Fescue Grass

Gaultheria procumbens Wintergreen

Helianthemum croceum (protect in winter) Rock Rose

Leiophyllum Sand Myrtle

Mitchella repens Partridge Berry

Pachysandra terminalis Japanese Spurge

Phlox subulata Moss Pink

Santolina chamaecyparissus Lavender Cotton

Sedum album White Stonecrop

Sedum spurium

Spreading Stonecrop

Sedum stoloniferum Purple Stonecrop

Tunica saxifraga Saxifrage-like Tunica

Vinca minor

Periwinkle Yucca filamentosa

Adam's Needle