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Plants for polluted, industrial areas
Plants can be sensitive to pollution particularly the fumes found in industrial areas.
These fumes contain gases, metals and other pollutants.
Some plants can actually absorb some of these pollutants.
Plants do not like such conditions but some have a higher tolerance than others.

Shrubs that can grow in industrial areas:
Aralia Elata Berberis - species Buddleia Davidii
Buxus Sempervivens Camelia - Species Chaenomeles - speicies
Cistus - species Cornus Alba Cotinus - species
Cotoneaster - species Cytisus - species Deutzia - species
Eleagnus - species Escallonia - species Euonymus - species
Fatsia Japonica Forsythia - species Garrya Elliptica
Genista - species Hibiscus Syriacus Hydrangea - species
Hypericum - species Ilex - species Kerria Japonica
Ligustrum - species Lonicera Pileata Magnolia - species
Mahonia - species Pernettya Mucronata Philadelphus - species
Potentilla - species Prunus Laurocerasus Pyracantha - species
Rhododendron - species Rhus Typhina Ribes Sanguineum
Rubus Tridei "Benenden" Salix - species Skimmia Japonica
Spartium - species Spirea - species Symphoricarpos - species
Syringa (Lilac) - species Tamarix Tetrandra Ulex - species
Viburnum - species Vinca - species Weigela - species
Trees that can grow in industrial areas:
Acer Aesculus Allanthus Alnus
Betula Carpinus Catalpa Crataegus
Davidia Eucalyptus Fraxinus Gleditsia
Laburnum Liquidambar Liriodendron Malus
Platanus Populus Prunus Pyrus
Quercus Robinia Salix Sorbus
Tilia Ulmus    


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