Prepared by Karen Russ, HGIC Horticulture Specialist, Clemson University. (New 11/04.)
Plants marked with an * are more tolerant of very wet or periodically flooded conditions. When selecting plants using this list, remember that a number of factors determine the suitability of a plant for a particular location. In addition to adaptability to moisture, also consider light requirements, soil type, hardiness and heat tolerance, and other factors.
Tall Deciduous Trees
(50 feet or more in height at maturity)
Medium Deciduous Trees
(30 to 50 feet in height at maturity)
Small Deciduous Trees
(under 30 feet in height at maturity)
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