Plants in this group have proved their ability to thrive under extremely wet conditions in boggy or peaty types of soil. The evergreens in this group should never be planted in a soil containing limestone or in a soil which is supplied with water from a source where limestone is present, or be fertilized with bone meal.

a. Boggy situations (Trees and Shrubs):

Acer rubrum Red Maple

Alnus glutinosa Black Alder

Alnus incana Speckled Alder

Alnus rugosa serrulata Smooth Alder

Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry Betula nigra

Red Birch

Cephalanthus occidentalis S Button Bush

Chamaecyparis thyoides

White Cedar Clethra alnifolia S

Sweet Pepper Bush

Fraxinus americana White Ash

Hypericum densiflorum Bushy St. John's Wort

Ilex verticillata Winterberry

I tea virginica

Virginian Willow Larix laricina

Tamarack Nyssa sylvatica

Tupelo Picea alba

White Spruce

Quercus alba " White Oak

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus palustris " Pin Oak

Salix (in variety) Willow

Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress

Thuja occidentalis American Arborvitae

Tilia americana American Linden

Ulmus americana American Elm

Vaccinium (in variety) Blueberry

Boggy situations {Perennials):

Ascelpias rubra Red Milkweed

Aster nemoralis

Bog Aster Cypripedium candidum

Small White Lady's Slipper

Eupatorium verbenaefolium Rough Thoroughwort

Gaultheria procumbens

Wintergreen Helonias bullata

Swamp-pink

Mitchella repens Partridge Berry

Osmunda cinnamomea Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda regalis Royal Fern

Rhexia virginica Meadow Beauty

Rynchospora alba White Beaked-rush

Sarracenia purpurea Pitcher Plant

Solidago neglecta Swamp Goldenrod b. Peaty situations:

Kalmia angustifolia

Sheep Laurel Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Laurel Ledum groenlandicum

Labrador Tea

Pachistima canbyi Canby's Mountain Lover

Pieris floribunda

Mountain Fetterbush

Rhododendron (in variety) Rhododendron

Taxus canadensis Ground Yew

Viburnum nudum Large Withe-rod

Xanthorrhiza apiifolia Yellowroot