Native Restoration Solutions
Wholesale Plant Nursery of Native Trees and Shrubs
Native Restoration Solutions is a wholesale nursery grower of native herbaceous plants, grasses, sedges, ferns, shrub and tree species for homeowners, landscapers and contractors.
Containerized Plants from 1 - 15 gallons
Our trees and shrubs are available in a wide range of sizes to meet your project needs.
Plant Materials for projects small to large
Whether your project is large or small, allow us to be your supplier for all your shrub- and tree-planting needs. We currently have over 60 species of native trees and shrubs available. We welcome the opportunity to bid on large projects requiring 100s to 1,000s of plants.
Environmental Consulting Services
In addition to our wholesale nursery plants, we also provide consulting services to evaluate your project needs, including environmental site assessments, restoration and mitigation designs, permitting, installation and monitoring on a contractual basis. Allow us to provide you with professional services for your next project. We welcome the opportunity to serve you and fulfill your clients needs.
Principle: 20 years of environmental consulting experience
Certifications: MI DEQ Certified Stormwater Operator, MI DEQ Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector, MI DEQ Waste Water Operator Certification
TREES AND SHRUBS
This is a cross section of some of the species available at the nursery. Please inquire with any specific needs you may have.
Northern Bayberry (Morella pensylvanica)
1 and 2 gallon
Native deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub 5' - 12' tall x 5' - 20' wide spreading via suckering and forming large, irregularly shaped colonies with dark green leaves. Prefers open, sandy sites with at least moderate drainage and is tolerant of poor fertility. High drought tolerance, moderate shade tolerance and intermittent hydric tolerance. Coastal lowlands, bluffs and dunes to coastal pineland forests, deciduous and mixed open forests, wetland buffers, and streambanks. FAC
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Multi-stemmed, spreading open shrub 4' - 12' tall x 3' - 10' wide and producing numerous terminal, white ball-shaped flower clusters 1" - 1½" in diameter. Very high flood tolerance and moderate shade tolerance. Moist to wetland habitats, swamps, floodplains, streambanks and lake margins. OBL
Cedar, Northern White (Thuja occidentalis)
3 and 5 gallon
Native, evergreen, small to medium sized tree from 40 – 70’ tall, narrowly conical to broadly pyramidal in outline. Producing clusters of small upright ellipsoidal cones, ⅜ - ½” tall. Moderate flood tolerance and shade tolerance. Cool moist northern mixed forests. FACW
Black Chokeberry (Photinia melanicarpa)
2 and 3 gallon
Multi-stemmed erect spreading shrub 6' - 10' tall x 3' - 5' wide producing terminal clusters of white flowers and bright black berries. Adapted to a wide range of soils with moist to average conditions. Moderate hydric tolerance and low drought tolerance. Dry to wet thickets, streambanks, pond margins and woodland edge habitats. FACW
Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)
2 and 3 gallon
Multi-stemmed shrub 5' - 10' tall x 6' - 8' wide with erect, upright, bright red stems with arching branches when mature; large clump forming. Adapted to a wide range of soil types and drainage conditions. Intermediate shade and drought tolerances. Streambanks, lakebanks, several wetland types, moist thickets, floodplains and wet meadows. FACW
Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum)
3 and 5 gallon
Deciduous multi-stemmed shrub 5' -15' tall with open irregular to rounded form. Moderate shade and hydric tolerances but low drought tolerance. Woodland habitats, from low-lying woods to mesic woodlands, and margins along wetlands, streambanks, thickets and roadsides. FAC
Common Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)
Multi-stemmed shrub 5' - 12' tall x 4' - 8' wide with open, spreading form. Adapted to open to partially shaded sites with moist to wet soils. Streambanks, lakeshores, roadside ditches, wetland edges of swamps, floodplain forests, ponds and bogs. FACW
American Hazelnut (Corylus americana)
Multi-stemmed, suckering, deciduous shrub 4' - 12' tall x 4' - 12' wide forming dense thickets. Young stems are reddish-brown, dense and velvety with a zigzag appearance. Adapted to a wide range of soils; prefers sites with dry to moist soil but will not tolerate hydric conditions. Species displays both moderate shade and drought tolerances. Fence rows, dry to moist thickets, woodland borders, oldfields, streambanks and deciduous forest habitats. FACU
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
1, 3 and 5 gallon
Multi-stemmed clumping shrub 6' - 12' tall x 6' - 12' wide with erect, dense stems. Broadly rounded to oval rounded form. Found growing on wet to moist sites in full sun to partially shaded conditions. Adapted to a wide range of soil textures, from course to fine, but more often found at wetland sites with silty to organic soil types. Forested hardwood and mixed evergreen/hardwood wetlands, shrub wetlands, and wetland meadow buffers. FACW
American larch (Larix laricina)
5, 7 and 10 gallon
15 gallon large tree
Deciduous coniferous tree 50' - 75' feet tall x 14" - 20" wide. Prefers wet to moist soils often occurring in organic soil types but also common in mineral or even clayey soils. High hydric tolerance, intermediate drought tolerance and no shade tolerance. Pioneer species. Boreal forests, swamps, bogs, streambanks, lakeshores, northern slopes and ravines. FACW
Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
3 and 5 gallon - Mid- to Late June 2020
Midsized to large tree, single- to multi-stemmed, 50' - 90' tall x 1' - 3' wide. Soil regimes can range from very wet to dry. Species displays moderate shade tolerance, moderate drought tolerance and high hydric tolerance. Pioneer to subclimax species to codominant in deciduous to mixed coniferous forests. Occurring in many forest cover types across its range. FAC
Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)
3 and 5 gallon
Dense, multi-stemmed shrub 5' - 10' tall x 5' - 10' wide with an erect, open spreading form. Wet to moist sites in full sun to partially shaded conditions. Adapted to a wide range of soil textures, from course to fine. Produces terminal clusters of small white to pinkish flowers. Streambanks, lakebanks, wetlands, moist thickets, floodplains and meadows. FACW
Sweetbay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana)
Deciduous small to midsized tree 10' - 35' tall x 10' - 35' wide. Prefers mesic to wetter soil conditions, typically occurring in mesic to wetter sites with deep organic to loamy and even clayey soils. Wildlife food and cover value is very good. Excellent specimen tree for yards.
Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Medium to large tree 80 - 100', with an open, spreading form. Prefers open to partially shaded sites with deep-mesic, moderately drained soils, medium- to fine-textured. Low hydric tolerance and intermediate shade tolerance. Moist bottomlands, floodplains, stream- and riverbanks, and low woods. FACU
Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)
5 and 7 gallon
Midsized to large tree 50' - 100' tall x 25' - 50' wide with a strong pyramidal form. Adapted to a wide range of site conditions, from coarse- to fine-textured soils that are well-drained to poorly drained conditions. Fertility requirement is low. Wildlife food and cover value is very good. Bottomland hardwood forests, forested wetlands and urban plantings. FACW
Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
2, 3 and 5 gallon
Midsized tree 60' - 75' tall, occasionally to 100'. Prefers open to partially shaded sites with moist to wet soil moisture regimes and is tolerant of periodic inundation once established. Wildlife food and cover value is very good. Low, moist forests and forested wetlands and river- and streambanks. FACW
White Pine (Pinus strobus)
3, 5 and 7 gallon
Midsized to very large evergreen tree 50' - 80' tall, up 160' tall, with a symmetrical pyramidal form. Prefers open to partially shaded sites with moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Intermediate shade and drought tolerances. Uplands, forested habitats and wetland buffers. FACU
Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
Small to midsized tree 25' - 35' tall, occasionally up to 50', either single-or multi-stemmed with a smooth grayish trunk. Well-drained acidic soils. Adapted to fine to medium soils that are moderately to well-drained. Moderate shade and drought tolerances but no hydric tolerance. Open woodlands, abandoned pastures and forest understories. FACU
Serviceberry, Alleghany (Amelanchier
15 gallon large tree
Small deciduous shrub to small tree, single- to multi-stemmed, up to 20' - 25' tall x 15' - 20' wide. Adapted to a wide range of soils and wet-mesic to moist sites. Moderate hydric, drought and shade tolerances. Good wildlife species. Swamps, thickets, lowlands, streambanks and landscapes. FAC
Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
Midsized to large evergreen tree 75' - 100' tall x 1½' - 3' wide. Adapted to a wide range of soil types and site fertility. Prefers moderately fertile sites with moderately to well-drained soils. Intermediate shade tolerance, low hydric tolerance and high drought tolerance. Northern and boreal forested communities. FACU
White Spruce (Picea glauca)
Small to midsized evergreen tree 20' - 100' tall. Adapted to a wide range of soil types and site fertility. Prefers moderately fertile sites with moderately to well-drained soils. Intermediate shade tolerance, low hydric tolerance and high drought tolerance. Northern and boreal forested communities. FACU
Sycamore, American (Platanus occidentalis)
5 and 10 gallon
Midsized to large tree 75' - 100', up to 150', with an open, spreading form. Prefers deep-mesic, moderately drained soils that are coarse- to fine-textured. High hydric tolerance and intermediate shade tolerance. Moist bottomlands, floodplains, stream- and riverbanks, and low woods. FACW
Black Willow (Salix nigra)
1, 2 and 5 gallon
Midsized to large tree 60' - 100' tall. Single- to multi-stemmed form. Prefers open, sunny sites with moist to wet soils and moderately to poorly drained conditions. Streambanks, lakeshores, swamps, floodplain forests and ponds. FACW
Herbaceous Plants, Grasses and Sedges
Plugs Flats and Container Production
NRS produces a wide variety of plug flats including herbaceous plants, grasses and sedges. Plant species are MI genotypes and/or midwestern sources. Sizes available include: 38 cell deep plug flats, 1 and 3 gallon containers.
Please call or email in advance to schedule a time to visit our nursery.
For current availability and pricing please call or email us.
Wholesale pricing. Minimum wholesale plant order is $250.00. All orders are COD. Unless a valid Tax Exempt Certificate is submitted at the time of sale, we must charge the appropriate sales tax.
Customers are encouraged to pick up their orders. Delivery can be arranged for larger plant orders to your home or job site within 250 miles of the nursery. Please contact us to discuss options available. A delivery fee will be assessed based on fuel costs at the time of delivery. The customer is responsible for unloading.
NRS is currently hiring for the 2022 season. We are looking for 2-4 full time seasonal employees. Please see file attached for full job description.
Crew Members Needed
Please contact us in advance to schedule a visit to our nursery. We welcome inquires into specific plant availability for all your project needs.