Native Nursery Stock
Phone: 630.513.5105
 
Fax: 630.513.5127
 
gene@byronnursery.com
Container Grown Native Plants (mostly)
Production is south of Marengo IL. It's a handy Chicagoland location and everything on this list is available at that site. We can deliver or you can pick up. Call for delivery charges.

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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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