Native Nursery Stock
Phone: 630.513.5105
 
Fax: 630.513.5127
 
gene@byronnursery.com
Container Grown Native Plants (mostly)
Our main production is south of Marengo IL. It's a handy Chicagoland location and everything on this list is available at that site. You can pick up or we can deliver in our little truck up to 80 plants to you for a $100 minimum or $2.00 per mile whichever is greater.   For up to 100 - 300 plants (with a trailer) calculate $2.50 per loaded mile

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 Amur Maple
Acer ginnala
Pretty red leaves in fall, nice shrub, small tree
5 gallon 24" clump  
of 3' tree form  

Red Maple
Acer rubrum
The native red maple from a northern seed source.  
5 gallon 4'
10 gallon 8' 1 1/2""  

Black Maple
Acer nigrum
Fire Color Native Sugar Maple
5 gallon 2-3'

Sugar maple
Acer sacharum 
Beautiful fall color native Tree
5 gallon 4' 
10 gallon 8' 1 1/2""  

Silver Maple
Acer Sacharinnum
Native Tree with fast growing 
5 gallon 4-5'  

Autumn Blaze Maple
Acer X Freemanii
Popular Tree, fast growing with great fall color.
5 gallon 5'  20 gallon 1 1/2"-2"

Ohio Buckeye
Aesculus glabra 
Stately rounded tree with chestnuts
5 gallon 5'

Red Buckeye
Aesculus pavia
Red flowering Buckeye.. Shrub or small tree.
3 gallon 30"

Speckled Alder
Alnus serrulata
Wet Loving shrub that can be trained into a tree. Native to area
5 gal 3'

Juneberry - Saskatoon Serviceberry
Amelanchier alnifolia
Good plant for wildlife fruit
5 gal 3' clump .

Serviceberry  
Amelanchier arborea canadensis  
Grows in semi shade of the forest floor
3' Clump  5 gallon

Amelanchier laevis
Aleghaney Service Berry
Stays smaller and can thrive in shade

Amelanchier Lamarki
May be a natural hybrid.No one knows. Larger fruit.  Juneberry name applies.  

Leadplant
Amorpha canensis
Drought tolerant low growing forb
5 gal

False Indigo Bush
Amorpha fruticosa
Lacy leaves, wonderful cover, pretty putple flower.  
5 gal 4'

Red Chokeberry 
Aronia arbutifolia
Nice plant that puts on a nice show in the fall with red fruit and colorful foilage
5 gal 36" clump .

Black Chokeberry
Aronia melanocarpa
Hardy native with wildlife berries and colorful fall foilage
5 gal 36""  

River Birch
Betual nigra
Native River Birch, grows native far north. 
3 gal 5'  10 gal 6-7'

Paper Birch (Canoe Birch)
Betula papyrifia
The native white peeling birch
3 gal 5'

Big Leaf Northern Catalpa
Catalpa speciosa
Nice big tree, with pretty flowers and interesting pods
5 gal 3'

American Bittersweet
Celastrus scandens
Agressive vine with pretty fall berries often used as Christmas Decorations
5 gal 24"

Northern Hackberry
Celtis occidentalis
Strong tree with elm like character
5 gal 5'  15 gal 1 1/2"
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Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Edge of water native with fragrant white flowers. Attractive shrub.
5 gallon 24-30"

Eastern Redbud
Cercius canadensis
Ever popular brilliant tree every spring.
Worth planting. My favorite
3 gallon 3' 

Pagoda Dogwood
Cornus alternifolia
Ornamental shrub or small tree. Layered look. Striking.
5 gallon 2-3 '

Silky Dogwood 
Cornus amomum 
Rich dark purple stems make this a colorful shrub. Wet lands specialty
5 gal 24-36"  

Roughleaf Dogwood
Cornus drummondi
A small tree or large shrub. It can do well in dryland climates
5 gal 36" tree form

Red Osier Dogwood
Cornus sericea (stolinifera)
Bright Red Dogwood stems in winter. Likes wet feet
5 gal 36" .

Gray Dogwood
Cornus racemosa
Pretty, good wet foot plant
5 gal 36"

American Filbert (Hazelnut)
Corylus americana 
Attractive in fall, nut producing, needs pollinator  5 gal 48" .

Downy Hawthorn
Crategeus mollis
Native tree with white flowers and dark red fruit.  
7 gal 1"  - 5 gal 2'

Thornless Honeylocust
Gleditsia tricanthos inermis
Nice larger tree. Worth Using.
5 gal 4'

Kentucky Coffee Tree
Gymnocladus dioecia
Very useful tree, pinate compound leaves Interesting and ends up attractive
5 gal 3'-6'

Spring Flowering Witchhazel
Hamamelis vernalis
Pretty fragrant shrub. Flowers first in spring.
5 gallon 3' 

Fall Flowering Witchhazel
Hamamelis virginiana 
Last plant to flower in the fall. Drought tolerant plant.
5 gallon 3'  

Oak Leaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia
Native blooming hydrangea.  
3 gallon 18-24"

St Johns Wort
​Hypericum kalmianum 
Well behaved smaller shrub. 
 Tolerates some shade. 
2 gallon 18" 

Winterberry, Decidous Holly
Ilex verticillata
Fairly non descrip until winter. Then glorious red berries used in decoration for christmas. Needs male and female. Buy several.
4 gallon -36"  

Butternut
Juglans cinera
Very Hardy, sometimes called white walnut. Looks like Black Walnut. Nuts are edible
5 gallon 36"

Black Walnut
Juglans nigra
Noble tree, bears fruit as black nuts. Good native to plant.
5 gal 4-5

Eastern Red Cedar
Juniperus virginiana
Dryland native juniper.
3 gal 18"  

Rocky Mountain Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum
Grows best in dry aird places
1 gal 18"

Spicebush
Lindera benzion
Native shrub with yellow flowers and fragrant foilage.
5 gal 24-30"

Sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua
Hardy to this area or south. Pretty in fall.  
3 gallon 4-5' 

Tulip Tree Tulip Poplar
Liriodendron tulipifera
Fast Growing tree with Green Tulip shaped flowers. Pretty
3 gal 5' 

Sweetbay Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana
Very attractive flowering native with glossy leaves. Needs to be used more
5 gal 30"

Midwest Flowering Crabapples
Malus baccata Manchurica 
White flowering, pretty in spring. Disease free. Spreading form
5 gal 2-3'  

Siberian Crab
Malus baccata
Upright form of the Baccata crab. Disease free. White flower.
5 gal 2-3'

Iowa Crab
Malus ioensis
Pretty Pink Flower fruitless crabapple. Nearly disease free. Native crab
5 gallon 2-3'

Red Mulberry
Morus rubra
Well behaved. Bears fruit wildlife loves. Much better than the Russian Var.
7 gallon 3'

Northern Bayberry
Myrica pennsylvanica
Glossy fragrant shrub. A pretty option.
5 gal 30"

Black Gum (Tupelo Tree)
Nyssa sylvatica
This tree has great wet tolerance, has beautiful fall color and is hardy to N IL
5 gal 5'

Virginia Creeper
Parthenocissus virginiana
Vine that is pretty spring summer and in fall for sure
5 gal  

Eastern Ninebark  
Physocarpus opulifolius
Spring Flowers, impressive fall color
5 gal 3'  

Dwarf Ninebark
Physocarpos opulifolius Nana
Pink Flowering Ninebark. Stays more compact than species. Native Selection.
 5 gal 3" .


 American Sycamore
Platanus occidentalis
Interesting shade tree. Fast growing. 
4 gal 3-4'  

Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides
Fast Growing Instant Shade Tree
5 gal 6' 

Several Populus hybrids in producation as well.  Seedless, Upright and many others

Quaking Aspen
Populus tremuloides
One of my favorite clump trees. Makes a nice display when combined with others in a native planting
6 gal 5'  
6 gal 3' Clump  
   

Potentilla fruticosa
Yellow flowering available. Nice Plants that are very drought tolerant
3 gal 18-24"  

American Plum 
Prunus americana 
Fruit and Flower from this old standby
5 gal 36"  

Native Sand Cherry 
Prunus pumila 
The Fruit from this treasure is good to eat and it stays compact.  
5 gal 24"  

Black Cherry - Rum Cherry
Prunus serotina
Sometimes called rum cherry for it's rich taste. Great wood for carving.
5 gal 3-4'  

Native Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana
I have always been a chokecherry fan, syrup, jelly and other things
5 gal 4-5'  

Purple Leaf Chokecherry
Canada Red Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana Schubert
This colorful purple addition to any yard is hard to beat
4 gal 4-5'  

White Oak
Quercus alba
Native Oak, state tree of IL
5 gallon 4-5'  

Swamp White Oak
Quercus bicolor
Wet loving tree, grows almost anywhere. Native to IL
5 gal 4'   7 gallon 1"

Scarlet Oak
Quercus coccinea
Pretty Native tree. Good fall color
5 gallon 3'

Northern Pin (Hills) Oak
Quercus ellipsoidalis
Can stand harsh conditions. Alkaline soils and drought.  
10 gallon 8' 1 1/2""  

Shingle Oak
Quercus imbricaria
Native Oak.. worth planting
​Medium Sized tree.
​5 gallon 24"

Bur Oak  
Quercus macrocarpa 
Fast growing oak, nice and formal
5 gal 4-5' .

Chinkapin Oak
Qurecus muehlenbergii
Very nice white oak type, colorful in fall
5 gal 3-4'  

Northern Red Oak
Quercus rubra
Very nice fall color to this native red oak shade tree.  
5 gal 3-4'  20 gallon 2"

Fragrant Sumac 
Rhus aromatica
This is not the grow low, this is the upright form with great fall color and aromatic leaves, 6' tall at peak 
5 gal 24-36"  

Shining (Flame) Sumac
Rhus copallina
Much like the Smooth Sumac, except it puts on a real show in the fall.. flame
5 gallon 36"

Smooth Sumac
Rhus glabra 
Only gets about 6' tall, fall color, good colonizer
5 gal 24-30"  

Staghorn Sumac
Rhus typhina
This is the fuzzy one, gets big, nice plant, can be small tree
5 gal 24-30"  

Black Currant
Ribes americanum
Fruiting low shrub. Essenetial to all wildlife and you and me.  
5 gal 24-30"  

Golden Clove Currant 
Ribes odoratum 
Clove Fragrant flowers. Nice to look at and bears much fruit.
5 gal 36" .

Black Locust
Robinia pseudoacacia
This native tree is coming into it's own. Can be thorny. Nice shape.
7 gal 4-5'  

Wild Rose 
Rosa arkansa
One you won't find just everywhere.  This is the low growing form.. with pink flowers
5 gallon 

Carolina Prairie Rose
Rosa carolina
This native praire shrub has stays smaller than many. Pink double flowers. Can take difficult conditions.
5 gallon 24"  

Swamp Rose
Rosa palustris
Swamp rose.. doesn't mind wet feet hence the name. Still pretty in season.
5 Gallon 24"

Climbing Prairie Rose
Rosa setigera 
​Rose that will climb right up a tree or fenceline. Pretty in Pink.
5 gallon 24"

​Woods Rose
Rosa woodsii
​A large pink flowering rose that will grow anywhere. Hard to kill... and still pretty with large rose hips
​5 gallon 3'

Bebbs or Beaked Willow
Salix bebbiana
Dureable willow small tree or large 
shrub will grow almost anywhere.
​3 gal 3'

Peachleaf Willow
Salix amgdyloides
Nice formal small tree or large shrub. Pretty trees.
5 gallon 5'  

Pussy Willow
Salix discolor
Fuzzy catkins in the spring, harbinger of warm weather 
5 gal 3'

Diamond Willow, Red Willow, Heart-leaved willow, Missouri River willow
Salix eriocephala
Good native shrub willow in Illinois.
5 gal 3-4'

Sandbar Willow 
Salix interior
Common streamside willow shrub. AKA Coyote willow.
5 gal 24-30"

Black Willow 
Salix nigra
Shade tree with Character. Good in wet conditions. 
5 gal 3-4' 

Native Riverbank Willow
Salix rigida
Red stems, good bank stabilizer
10 gallon 5'  

American Elderberry 
Sambucus canadensis
Very popular plant with white umbels that bear purple fruits 
5 gal 20-36" shrub 

Sassafras
Sassafras albidum
Pretty and fragrant native. Easy to grow.
3 Gallon 24"

American Mountain Ash
Sorbus americana
Not really an ash tree at all.. but native to Illinois. Likes a well drained area.
5 gallon 4-5 '

Snowberry
Symphoricarpos alba
Shade Tolerant plant with white berries in season
4 gal 24"  

Indian Current – Coral Berry
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Shade loving plant with rich garnets in fall
5 gallon 24"  

Common Lilac "White"
Syringa vulgaris
The fragrant white flowering version of common lilac
5 gallon 3'  

Bald Cypress
Taxodium distichum
Wet loving Illinois Native fast growing
3 gal 2-3' .

American Linden or Basswood
Tilia americana
Desirable tree that flowers with tremendous fragrance
5 gallon 4' - 10 gal 1"

White Cedar (arborvitae)
Thuja occidentalis
This is the native form... hardy and easy to establish
5 gallon 24"

American Elm
Ulmus americana
A tree being grown more and more. Just don't plant them next to each other
5 gal 3-4'  

Arrowwood Viburnum 
Viburnum dentatum
With the fall color, spring flowers and all summer green a very popular plant
5 gal 24-36"  

Nannyberry 
Viburnum lentago 
The fall color on this larger shrub is exceptional. 
4 gal 30-36"'  

Blackhaw Viburnum
Viburnum prnifolium
One of my favorites.  5 gal 4-5'

American Cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
A real cranberry. I like this plant for more reasons that I want to explain. Plant it you'll like it.
5 gal 24-36"  


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