Plants That Like Wet Soil

If you can't divert accumulating water, consider Plan B -- install plants that don't mind getting wet feet from time to time.

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Trees That Can Handle Prolonged Submersion

  • Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)
  • baldcypress (Taxodium sp.)
  • black ash (Fraxinus nigra)
  • green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
  • pear (Pyrus spp.)
  • pin oak (Quercus palustris)
  • river birch (Betula nigra)
  • red maple (Acer rubrum)
  • swamp tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora)
  • sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana)
  • water tupelo (Nyssa aquatica)
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