UPDATE: A lot of people have asked for the scientific names to be included in the lipid mass graph on the final page of the illustrated answer. These are not all plants that are suggested to be good for birds, only a reference to the graph on aforementioned page in the graphic above.
- Southern Arrow-wood : Viburnum denatum
- Spicebush : Lindera benzoin
- Silky Dogwood : Cornus amomum
- Roughleaf Dogwood : Cornus drummondii
- Arrow-wood : Viburnum recognitum
- Red Osier Dogwood : Cornus sericea
- Bristly Greenbrier : Smilax hispida
- Gray Dogwood : Cornus racemosa
- American Pokeweed : Phytolacca americana
- Autumn Olive : Eleagnus umbellata
- Amur Honeysuckle : Lonicera maackii
- Multiflora Rose : Rosa multiflora
- European Cranberry : Viburnum opulus
- Buckthorn : Rhamnus cathartica
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- Smith, SB, SA DeSando, T Pagano. 2013. The value of native and invasive fruit-bearing shrubs for migrating songbirds. Northeastern Naturalist 20:171-184.
- Watson, DM and J Rawsthorne. 2013. Mistletoe specialist frugivores: latterday ‘Johnny Appleseeds’ or self-serving market gardeners? Oecologia 172:925-932.