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Woody Plant Introductions

NDSU Woody Plant Improvement Project

Current Breeder: Todd West

™ = US Trademark applied for by the NDSU Research Foundation
® = US Trademark Registered
C-® = Canadian Trademark Registered
COPF = Canadian Ornamental Plant Foundation Registered

Variety/germplasmYearPedigree infoAdditional Info
Emerald Flare™ Tianshan Birch 2016 Betula tianshanica 'EmerDak'
Lavaburst® Ohio Buckeye 2015 Aesculus glabra ‘LavaDak’
September Flare® Sugar Maple 2015 Acer saccharum ‘SeptDak’
Cinnamon Curls® Dwarf Korean Birch 2014 Betula costata ‘CinnDak’
Northern Empress® Japanese Elm 2014 Ulmus davidiana var. japonica ‘Burgundy Glow’
Green Canyon™ Rocky Mountain Douglas-Fir 2011 Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca 'Winterscape'
Sun Beam™ Ironwood 2011 Ostrya virginiiana 'Camdale'
Canyon Treasure™ Bigtooth Maple 2011 Acer saccharaum ssp. grandidentatum 'Orbit'
Northern Spotlight® Korean Maple 2011 Acer pseudosieboldianum 'KorDak' collaborative release with Greg Morgenson
Fall Grandeur™ Red Maple 2011 Acer rubrum 'Minnkota'
Orange Aglo™ Threeflower Maple 2011 Acer triflorum 'Jack-O-Lantern'
Northern Esteem™ Black Poplar 2011 Populus nigra 'Schreiner'
Northern Advance™ American Planetree 2009 Platanus occidentalis 'Bismarck'
Northern Herald™ Redbud 2009 Cercis canadensis 'Pink Trim' collaborative release with Greg Morgenson
Sea Foam™ Savin Juniper 2009 Juniperus sabina 'Greenscape'
Prairie Pioneer™ Dwarf Chinkapin Oak 2008 Quercus prinoides 'Fort Lincoln' collaborative release with Greg Morgenson
Emerald Charm™ Hybrid Cherry 2008 Prunus x 'Morgenson' collaborative release with Greg Morgenson
Northern Prize ™ Littleleaf Linden 2008 Tilia cordata 'Steele'
Northland™ Boston Ivy 2008 Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Brandon'
Northern Flare® Sugar Maple 2008 Acer saccharum 'Sisseton'
Fireglo™ Amur Maple 2007 Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala 'Superglobe'
Prairie Star™ Hybrid Honeysuckle 2007 Lonicera x 'Denserect'
Prairie Moon™ Hybrid Honeysuckle 2007 Lonicera x 'Densemound'
Prairie Sun™ Hybrid Honeysuckle 2007 Lonicera x 'Denseglobe'
Royal Splendor® Norway Spruce 2007 Picea abies 'Noel'
Spring Welcome® Magnolia 2006 Magnolia x loebneri 'Ruth'
Northern Tribute® River Birch 2006 Betula nigra 'Dickinson'
Prairie Stature® Hybrid Oak, C-®, COPF 2005 Quercus x bimundorum 'Midwest' collaborative release with NC-Regional Plant Introductions Station, Ames, IA
Prairie Reflection® Laurel Willow, C-®, COPF 2005 Salix pentandra 'Silver Lake'
Prairie Expedition® American Elm, C-®, COPF 2004 Ulmus americana 'Lewis & Clark'
Prairie Spirit® Hybrid Juniper 2004 Juniperus x 'Bison' collaborative release with Dr. Dale Lindgren, Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Prairie Horizon® Manchurian Alder, C-®, COPF 2003 Alnus hirsuta 'Harbin'
Prairie Torch® Hybrid Buckeye, C-®, COPF 2003 Aesculus x 'Bergeson' collaborative release with Bergeson Nursery, Fertile, MN
Prairie Statesman® Swiss Stone Pine 2002 Pinus cembra 'Herman'
Prairie Dream® Paper Birch (PP15768), C-®, COPF 2002 Betula papyrifera 'Varen'
Prairie Vision® Asian White Birch (PP15944), C-®, COPF 2002 Betula platyphylla 'VerDale'
Northern Acclaim® Thornless Honeylocust, COPF 2001 Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Harve'
Copper Curls® Pekin Lilac (PP16570), COPF 2000 Syringa reticulata spp. pekinensis 'SunDak' collaborative release with Dr. Scott Redlin, Cary, NC
Prairie Radiance® Winterberry Euonymus, C-®, COPF 1998 Euonymus bungeanus 'Verona'
Snow Lace® Gray Dogwood, COPF 1998 Comus racemosa 'Emerald'
Snow Mantle® Gray Dogwood 1998 Comus racemosa 'Jade'
Dakota Pinnacle® Asian White Birch (PP10968), C-®, COPF 1996 Betula platyphylla 'Fargo'
Prairie Meadow™ Creeping Juniper 1993 Juniperus horizontalis 'ButteDak'
Prairie Splendor™ Creeping Juniper 1993 Juniperus horizontalis 'MeDak'
Prairie Mist™ Creeping Juniper 1993 Juniperus horizontalis 'BelDak'
Copper Delight™ Common Juniper 1993 Juniperus communis var. depressa 'ReeDak'
Dakota Goldcharm® Japanese Spirea, C-®, COPF 1992 Spiraea japonica 'Mertyann'
Dakota Sunspot® Potentilla, C-®, COPF 1992 Potentilla fruticosa 'Fargo'
Dakota Goldrush® Potentilla, C-®, COPF 1992 Potentilla fruticosa 'Absaraka'
Blueberry Delight® Juniper 1991 Juniperus communis var. depressa 'AmiDak'
Prairie Elegance® Creeping Juniper 1991 Juniperus horizontalis 'BowDak'
Prairie Gem® Flowering Pear, C-®, COPF 1990 Pyrus ussuriensis 'MorDak'
Dakota Centennial® Green Ash 1988 Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Wahpeton'
Prairie Spire® Green Ash, C-®, COPF 1988 Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Rugby'
Prairie Dome® Green Ash 1988 Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Leeds'
Meadowlark Hybrid Forsythia 1986 Forsythia x 'Meadowlark' (F. ovata - Early F. x F. europaea - Albanian F.) collaborative release with SDSU, Arnold Arboretum, & NC-Regional Plant Introductions Station, Ames, IA
Rocky Mountain Juniper 1956 'Medora'
Gooseberry 1938 Ribes x 'Dakota'
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