Learn about the Plants of Saskatchewan

Aspen Poplar
Common name: Aspen Poplar
Scientfic name: Populus tremuloides
Also known as: trembling aspen

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Bearberry
Common name: Bearberry
Scientfic name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Also known as: kinnikinnick

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Bunchberry
Common name: Bunchberry
Scientfic name: Cornus canadensis
Also known as: crackerberry, dwarf cornel

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Choke Cherry
Common name: Choke Cherry
Scientfic name: Prunus virginiana

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Cloudberry
Common name: Cloudberry
Scientfic name: Rubus chamaemorus L
Also known as: bake-apple, salmonberry

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Common Purple Lilac
Common name: Common Purple Lilac
Scientfic name: Syringa vulgaris

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Cranberry/Partridgeberry
Common name: Cranberry/ Partridgeberry
Scientfic name: Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Also known as: lowbush cranberry, lingonberry

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Dandelion
Common name: Dandelion
Scientfic name: Taraxacum officinale

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Labrador tea
Common name: Labrador tea
Scientfic name: Rhododendron groenlandicum
Also known as: Ledum groenlandicum

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Larch
Common name: Larch
Scientfic name: Larix laricina
Also known as: tamarack, hackmatack

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Northern Bedstraw
Common name: Northern Bedstraw
Scientfic name: Galium boreale

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Prairie Crocus
Common name: Prairie Crocus
Scientfic name: Anemone patens
Also known as: prairie anemone, pasque flower

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Common name: Prickly Saxifrage
Scientfic name: Saxifraga tricuspidata
Also known as: three-toothed saxifrage

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Saskatoon
Common name: Saskatoon
Scientfic name: Amelanchier
Also known as: serviceberry, june-berry

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Star-flowered Solomon's Seal
Common name: Star-flowered Solomon’s Seal
Scientfic name: Maianthemum stellatum
Also known as: Solomon plume, wild spikenard

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Starflower
Common name: Starflower
Scientfic name: Trientalis borealis

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Sweetgale
Common name: Sweetgale
Scientfic name: Myrica gale
Also known as: bayberry, english bog myrtle

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Twinflower
Common name: Twinflower
Scientfic name: Linnaea borealis

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Wild Strawberry
Common name: Wild Strawberry
Scientfic name: Fragaria virginiana/vesca

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Wolf Willow
Common name: Wolf Willow
Scientfic name: Elaeagnus commutata

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