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Collection: Shady Woodland Garden

Do you love walking through Forest Park and dream of having a yard that feels like your woodland hikes?  Or maybe your new yard already has a towering Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar, or Big Leaf Maple and you want to find plants that will grow in its understory?  This collection helps you recreate a shady forest oasis in your yard.  Filter by dry, moist or wet soil to get the plants best suited to your yard's conditions.
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  • Baldhip Rose
    Showy pink flower of Rosa gymnocarpa, Baldhip Rose, another stunning Northwest Native shrub available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon
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  • Big Leaf Maple
    Iconic large leaf of the big leaf maple, Acer macrophyllum, another stunning Northwest Native Plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon
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  • Bunchberry
    A picturesque population of bunchberry (Cornus unalaschkensis). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Canary Violet
    Close-up of the cheerful yellow flower of native canary violet (Viola praemorsa). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Candyflower
    Close up of the white with pink candy-striped flowers of candyflower or miner's lettuce (Claytonia sibirica). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Cascade Oregon Grape
    Close up of the yellow flower on cascade Oregon grape (Mahonia nervosa / Berberis nervosa) in April. Another stunning Pacific Northwest native shrub available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Creeping Miterwort
    Creeping Miterwort (Mitella caulescens).  One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon..
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  • Deer Fern
    Lush, bright green deer fern (Blechnum spicant) in moist, forest habitat.  One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available from Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Portland, Oregon.
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  • Devil's Club
    Close-up of the immense, maple-like leaves of devil's club (Oplopanax horridus). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Douglas Fir
    Close-up of Douglas Fir needles and cones (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native tree available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Early Blue Violet
    Close-up of purple Early Blue Violet flower (Viola adunca). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Evergreen Huckleberry
    Close-up image showing water dripping from the delicate white flowers of evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum). One of the 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Fairy Lanterns
    Disporum smithii, Prosartes smithii, Smith's Fairybells, Fairy Lanterns, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plant, Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Portland
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  • False Lily-of-the-Valley
    Close-up of white flower cluster and leaves of False-Lily-of-the-Valley (Maianthemum dilatatum). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Fringecup
    Intricate close-up of Fringecup flowers (Tellima grandiflora). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Giant Trillium
    An overhead look at the bright white bloom and mottled leaves of giant trillium (Trillium albidum) in full bloom. One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon
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  • Goatsbeard
    Close-up of white goatsbeard flower (Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Hooker's Fairybells
    Flowering Hooker’s Fairybells (Prosartes hookeri) growing in a NW shade garden. One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Inside-out Flower
    Close-up of white Inside-out Flowers (Vancouveria hexandra). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native plant available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Lady Fern
    Close-up of Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina) frond. Another stunning Pacific Northwest native fern available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Maidenhair Fern
    Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum pedatum). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native fern available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Mock Orange
    Fragrant white flowers of native mock orange shrub (Philadelphus lewisii). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Mountain Boykinia
    Close-up of the showy white flower of Mountain or Large Boykinia (Boykinia major). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Nuttall's Toothwort
    Close-up of the delicate, diminutive whitish-pink flowers of Nuttle's Toothwort (Cardamine nuttallii). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oceanspray
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  • Orange Honeysuckle
    Flowers and leaves of orange honeysuckle (Lonicera ciliosa). One of the 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Oregon Oxalis
    A small mound of Oregon oxalis, aka redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Osoberry
    Close-up of the early-blooming white flowers of osoberry, or indian plum (Oemleria cerasiformis). Another stunning Pacific Northwest native shrub available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants Nursery in Portland, Oregon
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  • Pacific Bleeding Heart
    Close-up of pink-flowering Pacific Bleeding Heart flower (Dicentra formosa). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Pacific Waterleaf
    Population of Pacific Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum tenuipes). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Piggyback Plant
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  • Red Elderberry
    Close-up of a creamy white flower cluster on a native red elderberry shrub (Sambucus racemosa). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Red Huckleberry
    Close up of leaves and edible red berries of Red Huckleberry (Vacciniun parviflorium). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Salal
    Salal (Gaultheria shallon) - native evergreen shrub. One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Salmonberry
    Close-up of the fruit on salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis). One of the 100+ Pacific Northwest native plants, shrubs and trees available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants nursery in Portland Oregon
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  • Small-flowered Alumroot
    Close up of flower stalk of Small-flowered Alumroot (Heuchera micrantha). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Snowberry
    Close up of the bright white berries on snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Spreading Wood Fern
    Growth habit of Spreading Wood Fern (Dryopteris expansa). One of 150+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Starry False Solomon's Seal
    Starry false Solomon's seal (Maianthemum stellatum). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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  • Streambank Violet
    Yellow flower of Streambank Violet (Viola glabella). One of 100+ species of Pacific Northwest native plants available at Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Native Plant Nursery in Portland, Oregon.
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