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Native Plants For Attracting Birds In Vermont

Native Plants By States

Vermont Plants for Wildlife Habitat & Conservation Landscaping


Tall–Maples, Birches, American Hornbeam, White Ash, Oaks, Big-toothed Aspen, Black Cherry, Pin Cherry, Balsam Fir, White or Red Spruce, White Pine, Northern White Cedar, Eastern Hemlock

Shorter–Winterberry, Dogwoods, Serviceberry, Hazelnut, Willows

Elderberry, Redosier Dogwood, Chokeberry, Viburnums, Sumac, Blackberry, Blueberry, Rasberry, Juniper

Asters, Monarda, Columbine, Goldenrod, Turtlehead, Milkweeds, Coreopsis, Coneflower, Joe-Pye Weed, Blazing Star, New York Ironweed, Native Sunflowers, Blue Lobelia, Penstemons, Black-eyed Susan, Cardinal Flower

Common-Ground Dove

Doves are very common birds in Vermont.

Cord Grass, Tufted Hair Grass, Switchgrass, Wild Rye, Rice, Cut Grass, Panic Grass

Virginia Creeper, Trumpet Vine, Virgin’s Bower, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Wild Grape

Wild Ginger, Foam Flower, Creeping Snowberry, Mayapple, Phlox, Bearberry

Vermont is a New England state famous for its Green Mountains. Vermont can be divided into six geographical land regions; the Northeast Highlands, the Western New England Upland, the Green Mountains, the Vermont Valley, the Taconic Mountains, and the Champlain Valley.

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About the Author

Sam Crowe

Sam is the founder of He has been birding for over 30 years and has a world list of over 2000 species. He has served as treasurer of the Texas Ornithological Society, Sanctuary Chair of Dallas Audubon, Editor of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's "All About Birds" web site and as a contributing editor for Birding Business magazine. Many of his photographs and videos can be found on the site.

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