ProblemSolver Plants for Erosion Control - Trees and Shrubs
Full Sun
   
Amorpha canescens  Lead plant  MO native
Amorpha fruticosa  False indigo  MO native
Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis Thornless honeylocust  MO native
Juniperus spp. and cvs.   Some
Platanus occidentalis  American sycamore  MO native
Sorbaria sorbifolia False spirea  
Spiraea japonica Japanese spirea  
Syringa meyeri Lilac  
Taxodium distichum  Bald cypress  MO native
     
Full Sun to Part Shade
   
Aronia arbutifolia Chokeberry  
Callicarpa americana Beautyberry MO native
Calycanthus floridus  Carolina allspice  
Cephalanthus occidentalis  Buttonbush  MO native
Chaenomeles japonica Japanese quince  
Clethra alnifolia Sweet pepperbush   
Cornus alba Tatarian dogwood  
Cornus amomum subsp. obliqua  Swamp dogwood  MO native
Cornus racemosa Gray dogwood  MO native
Cornus sanguinea Bloodtwig dogwood  
Cornus sericea Red-twig dogwood  
Diervilla sessilifolia Bush honeysuckle  
Ilex decidua  Possumhaw MO native
Ilex glabra Inkberry   
Ilex verticillata  Winterberry  MO native
Itea japonica Japanese sweetspire  
Itea virginica Virginia sweetspire  MO native
Leitneria floridana Corkwood MO native
Lespedeza bicolor Bush clover  
Lespedeza thunbergii Bush clover  
Nyssa sylvatica  Black gum  MO native
Physocarpus opulifolius Ninebark MO native
Prunus americana  Wild plum  MO native
Rhus aromatica Fragrant sumac MO native
Rhus glabra  Smooth sumac  MO native
Ribes odoratum Clove currant MO native
Salix alba White willow   
Salix discolor Pussy willow MO native
Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki' Dappled willow  
Salix nigra  Black willow  MO native
Sambucus canadensis  American elderberry  MO native
Viburnum lentago Nannyberry viburnum MO native
Viburnum prunifolium  Blackhaw viburnum  MO native
Viburnum rufidulum Rusty blackhaw viburnum MO native
     
Part Shade to Shade
   
Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush buckeye  
Hydrangea arborescens Smooth hydrangea MO native