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Native Plant List

Common Name

Scientific Name

Bird Use

Western red cedar Thuja plicata Nesting, shelter, cones
Douglas fir Pseudotsuga menziesii Nesting, shelter, cones
Red alder Alnus rubra Cones, seeds, nesting
Black cottonwood Populus balsamifera Nesting material, insects
Bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum Insects, nesting, nectar
Sitka willow Salix sitchensis Insects, nesting
Western hemlock Tsuga heterophylla Cones, seeds, nesting
Mock-orange Philadelphus lewisii Nectar, insect source
Vine maple Acer circinatum Insects, nesting, nectar
Bitter cherry Prunus emarginata Cherries, insects, nesting
Serviceberry (Saskatoon) Amelanchier alnifolia Berries. insects, nesting
Dull Oregon-grape Mahonia nervosa (Berberis) Berries
Tall Oregon-grape Mahonia aquifolium (Berberis) Berries
Red-flowering currant Ribes sanguineum Berries, nectar
Wild gooseberry Ribes divaricatum Berries, nectar
Salal Gaultheria shallon Berries, nesting
Evergreen huckleberry Vaccinium ovatum Berries, insects
Red huckleberry Vaccinium parvifolium Berries, insects
Pacific rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum Nesting, shelter
Trappers tea Ledum grandulosum Shelter
Kinnickinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Berries
Native honeysuckle Lonicera ciliosa Nectar, berries
Red elderberry Sambucus racemosa Berries, insects
Snowberry Symphoricarpos albus Nesting, berries, insects
Twinflower Linnaea borealis Insects
Oceanspray Holodiscus discolor Seeds, nesting
Indian-plum (Osoberry) Oemleria cerasiformis Berries
Pacific ninebark Physocarpus capitatus Berries
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis Berries, nectar
Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Berries, nesting
Blackcap Rubus leucodermis Berries
Spiraea Spiraea densiflora Shelter, nesting
Oregon boxwood Pachistima myrsinites Nesting, protection, berries
Sword fern Polystichum munitum Shelter, insects
Deer fern Blechnum spicant Shelter, insects
Licorice fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza Insects, nesting
Vanilla leaf Achlys triphylla Insects
Wild ginger Asarum caudatum Insects
Cooley’s hedge-nettle Stachys cooleyae Nectar
Goat’s beard Aruncus dioicus Shelter, seeds?
False lily-of-the-valley Maianthemum dilatatum Seeds
Baldhip rose Rosa gymnocarpa Protection, nesting
Nootka rose Rosa nutkana Protection, nesting
Pink mountain heather Phyllodoce empetriformis insects
Yerba buena Satureja douglasii insects
Pacific bleeding heart Dicentra formosa Insects
Oxalis Oxalis oregana Insects
Coastal strawberry Fragaria chiloensis Berries
Sedge Carex sp. Nesting material, cover
Miner’s Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata Insects
Red-osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera Berries, insects