Mycorrhizal Types on Important Plants

Ectomycorrhizal Trees

  • Aspen (Populus)
  • Basswood (Tilia)
  • Beech (Fagus)
  • Birch (Betula)
  • Chestnut (Castanea)
  • Cinquapin (Castanea)
  • Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga)
  • Fir (Abies)
  • Hemlock (Tsuga)
  • Linden (Tilia)
  • Madrone (Arbutus)
  • Oak (Quercus)
  • Pecan (Carya)
  • Pine (Pinus)
  • True Poplar (Populus)
  • Spruce (Picea)
  • Hazelnut (Corylus)

Both Ecto & VAM Plants

  • Alder (Alnus)
  • Casuarina
  • Cedar (Thuja)
  • Cottonwood (Populus)
  • Cryptomeria
  • Eucalyptus
  • Willow (Salix)

VA Endomycorrhizal Plants

  • All shrubs & foliage plants except for Rhododendron, Azalea, Mt. Laurel, Heath
  • All berries except blueberry, cranberry, lingonberry
  • All nut trees except Pecan
  • All flowers
  • All vegetables (except Brassica & beets)
  • All cultivated grasses (except weedy grasses)
  • All fruit trees (including tropical fruits)
  • Many wetland/aquatic species (except rushes, horsetails)

VA Endomycorrhizal (VAM) Trees and Plants

  • Acacia
  • Ailanthus
  • Apple (Malus)
  • Arborvitae (Thuja)
  • Ash (Fraxinus)
  • Bay (Persea)
  • Barberry (Berberis)
  • Blackberry (Rubus)
  • Blackcherry (Prunus)
  • Boxelder (Acer)
  • Buckeye (Aesculus)
  • Butternut (Juglans)
  • Catalpa
  • Chamaecyparis
  • Cherry (Prunus)
  • Chinaberry (Melia)
  • Citrus
  • Coffee (Coffea)
  • Crabapple (Malus)
  • Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia)
  • Cucumber Tree (Magnolia)
  • Cycads (Cycas)
  • Cypress (Taxodium)
  • Dogwood (Cornus)
  • Elm (Ulmus)
  • Ginko
  • Gums (Nyssa)
  • Grapevine (Vitis)
  • Hackberry (Celtis)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus)
  • Hibiscus
  • Holly (Ilex)
  • Honeylocust (Gleditsia)
  • Hophornbean (Ostrya)
  • Horsechestnut (Aeschylus)
  • Hydrangea
  • Juniper (Juniperus)
  • Leyland Cypress (Cupressocyparis)
  • Ligustrum
  • Lily (Lilium)
  • Locust (Robinia)
  • London Plane- (Platanus)
  • Magnolia
  • Maple (Acer)
  • Melaleuca
  • Mesquite (Prosopis)
  • Mimosa (Albizia)
  • Mulberry (Morus)
  • Monkey-pod (Pithecellobium)
  • Olive (Olea)
  • Osage-Orange (Maclura)
  • Palms (many genera)
  • Paulownia
  • Persimmon (Diospyros)
  • Pittosporum
  • Rain Tree (Braufelsia)
  • Redbay (Persea)
  • Redbud (Cercis)
  • Redwood (Sequoia)
  • Rose (Rosa)
  • Rubber (Hevea)
  • Russian Olive (Elaeagnus)
  • Sassafras
  • Serviceberry (Amelanchier)
  • Sequoia
  • Silverbell (Halesia)
  • Sourwood (Oxydendrum)
  • Sugarberry (Celtis)
  • Sumac (Rhus)
  • Sweetbay (Magnolia)
  • Sweetgum (Liquidambar)
  • Sycamore (Platanus)
  • Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus)
  • Tupelo (Nyssa)
  • Viburnum
  • Walnut (Juglans)
  • Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron)
  • Yew (Taxus)