Shelton Ditch Enhancement Project

In November I wrote a couple of posts about two Willamette University grads planting creek-side in Salem.  The name of the project is the Shelton Ditch Enhancement Project.  I stopped to get a few photos of the newly planted area today and here’s the plant list from Luke:

Tree
Alnus rhombifolia (White Alder)
Fraxinus latifolia (Oregon Ash)
Salix scouleriana (Scouler’s Willow)
Salix sitchensis (Sitka Willow)

Shrub
Acer circinatum (Vine Maple)
Berberis aquifolium (Tall Oregon Grape)
Berberis nervosa (Creeping Oregon Grape)
Cornus sericea (Red-Osier Dogwood)
Oemleria cersiformis (Indian Plum)
Physocarpus Capitatus (Pacific Ninebark)
Polystichum munitum (Sword Fern)
Rosa gymnocarpa (Baldhip Rose)
Rosa nootkana (Nootka Rose)
Rubus spectabilis (Salmonberry)
Spirea douglasii (Douglas Spirea)
Symphoricarpos albus (Snowberry)

Forbes/Graminoids
NW Prairie Seed Mix containing: Blue Wildrye, Tufted Hairgrass,
Slender Wheatgrass, Oregon Iris, Pine Bluegrass, Rose Checker Mallow,
Tall Wild Hollyhock, California Oatgrass, Columbia Brome, California
Brome, Slender Hairgrass, Roemers Fescue, Globe Gilia, Columbine,
Western Buttercup, Meadow Barley, Common Camas, Large Flowered Phlox,
Heal All, Sea Blush, Mini Lupine, Riverbank Lupine, Canada Goldenrod

 

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