Very few plants can tolerate standing water. Here are some that can.
More invasive plant to avoid include oriental bittersweet, garlic mustard, reed canary grass, common reed grass and the autumn olive.
Our native Aronia arbutifolia with the common name of red chokeberry is a shrub that offers four seasons of interest in our gardens.
The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.