Only plants which show good autumn colour, either at an early or medium season, prove valuable in this region since late colour is invariably destroyed by hard freezes.

a. Early:

Acer negundo Box Elder

Acer rubrum Red Maple

Acer saccharum Sugar Maple

Betula lutea Yellow Birch

Celtis occidentalis Nettle Tree

Populus eugenei Carolina Poplar

Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac

Sassafras officinale Common Sassafras b. Medium:

Ampelopsis quinquefolia

Virginia Creeper Berberis thunbergi

Thunberg's Japanese Barberry Fraxinus americana

White Ash

Quercus rubra Red Oak

Vaccinium corymbosum High-bush Blueberry

Viburnum acerifolium Maple-leaved Viburnum