West Virginia Native Plants

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  1. Tulip Poplar Zones: 4-9
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  18. American Sycamore Zones: 4-9
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  19. Red Maple Tree Zones: 4-9
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  24. American Holly Zones: 5-9
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Native Trees For The State of West Virginia

Go native? Find the best selection of biological species for the State of West Virginia right here at Nature Hills Nursery! 

Choosing indigenous trees for your State means you will know your tree will happily grow for you with few issues! Growing best in that particular climate, weather, and anything else your State can throw at them! Plus you’ll feed pollinators, songbirds, and wildlife by providing them with a tree they recognize!

Best West Virginia Native Trees


The Mountain State, West Virginia is home to the world's richest temperate deciduous Blue Ridge forests plus stretches of the Appalachian Mountains where it's the coolest, to the warmer plateaus and Ohio River Valley.

What Tree Grows Best in West Virginia?

Native trees are better able to cope with the local environmental conditions of an area and typically require less attention than non-natives and hybrids! They establish faster and thrive!

Find your Hardiness Zone and then choose any tree that has a range that includes zones 5 to 7! Check with your local County Extension Office for more information if needed. While many of these trees are native to much of the Eastern US, these are some of the most signature trees you will find growing in West Virginia!

Best Evergreen Trees For West Virginia

Check out these other West Virginia Native Broadleaf and Coniferous Evergreen Trees that keep their leaves year-round! These are favorite haunts and food resources for the West Virginia state bird, the Northern Cardinal.

  • American Holly Bush/Tree
  • Balsam Fir
  • Eastern Hemlock
  • Eastern Red Cedar (Redcedar)
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Possomhaw Holly
  • Red Pine Tree
  • Red Spruce

Native Flowering Trees to Grow in West Virginia

Perfume your yard, and feed pollinators and hummingbirds nectar and pollen they evolved alongside in your State! Plus these serve as larval Host Plants for native butterflies.

  • American Hornbeam
  • American Hop Hornbeam
  • Blacklocust (Black Locust) Tree
  • Buckeye Trees - Red, Ohio & Yellow
  • Dogwood Trees - Pagoda, Silky, Swamp, Gray, Red, Pink & White
  • Eastern Redbud Trees
  • Magnolia - Bigleaf, Cucumber Tree & Southern
  • Pussy Willow
  • Tulip Tree (Tulip Poplar)
  • Witch Hazel/Witchhazel Tree

What Are Native Shade Trees in West Virginia?

The Sugar Maple is the West Virginia State Tree which has incredible fall color and can be tapped for a syrupy sweet treat! Plus, there are an incredible variety of other trees for your native landscape!


West Virginia has a moderate climate, with moderately cold winters and warm, humid summers. So cool your yard and home with a shade tree! Plus you’ll need strong trees for the snow load in the winter thanks to frequent storms carried over on the jetstream.

  • American Beech Tree
  • American Basswood (Linden)
  • American Chestnut Tree
  • American Elm Trees
  • American Sycamore
  • Bald Cypress Trees
  • Paper, Sweet & River Birch Trees
  • Black Willow Tree
  • Box Elder (Boxelder) Tree
  • Catalpa/Northern Catalpa Tree
  • Cottonwood/Eastern Cottonwood Tree
  • Hackberry/Sugarberry Tree
  • Kentucky Coffee Tree
  • Maple Trees - Black, Red, Silver & Sugar 
  • Oak Trees - Black, Blackjack, Bur, Chestnut, Chinquapin, Pin, Red, Scarlet, Shingle, Shumard’s, & White/Swamp White
  • Quaking Aspen
  • Sassafras Tree
  • Sourwood Trees
  • Sweetgum Tree
  • Washington Hawthorn

Native Fruit & Nut Trees for West Virginia

We love edible landscaping trees that look great and feed you too! Plus these and many of the trees above are wildlife trees that many creatures depend on for food.

  • American/Wild Plum & Chickasaw Plum
  • Black Cherry Tree
  • Black Walnut Tree
  • Hazelnut/American Filbert 
  • Hickory Trees - Bitternut, Butternut, Red, Shagbark, Shellbark & Pignut 
  • Pawpaw Trees
  • American Persimmon Tree
  • Red Mulberry Tree
  • Serviceberry - Allegheny, Downy & Shadblow

Much Needed Natives!

Help keep your State's biodiversity intact by planting trees native to your area! Whether you are adding shade or flowers, privacy, or a lasting legacy to your landscape, there is a native option here to help you find the perfect tree for your West Virginia landscape!

Nature Hills is committed to helping you preserve your State’s unique beauty with plants and trees that are sure to do well in your garden without impacting your local ecology!

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