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Examples of Plants with Drought Tolerance


Scientific Name Common Name
Quercus rubra Red Oak
Elaeagnus angustifolia Russian Olive
Acer saccharinum Silver maple (tolerates dry soils)
Betula nigra River Birch (tolerates dry soils)
Catalpa speciosa Northern Catalpa (tolerates dry soils)
Potentilla fruticosa Jackman Potentilla also called Jackmanii (tolerates dry soils)
Viburnum lantana Wayfaring Tree (tolerates dry soils)
Sedum acre Mossy Stonecrop (tolerates dry soils)
Crataegus phaenopyrum Washington Hawthorn (tolerates many soils)
See Plant Selection for additional information
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