Interactive USDA Gardening and Plant Hardiness Zone Map for Rhode Island

Based on the 1990 USDA Hardiness Zone Map, this interactive version covers the state of Rhode Island which ranges from USDA Zone 5b to USDA Zone 7a.

USDA Zone 6a

-10°F to -5°F

USDA Zone 6b

-5°F to 0°F

USDA Zone 7a

0°F to 5°F

USDA Zone 5b

-15°F to 10°F

What are Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones?

Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants, flowers and trees. The zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. The most commonly used Hardiness Zones were defined by the USDA. The USDA provides a hard copy map that displays these zone throughout the US. The last update to this map covers minimum temperatures from 1961 to 1990.

Zone Maps for Adjacent States

Connecticut Zone Map
Massachusetts Zone Map

Other Interactive Gardening Maps and Data for Rhode Island

Rhode Island 2012 USDA Hardiness Zone Map
Map of Rhode Island Record High/Low Temperatures
Rhode Island First Frost Date Map
Rhode Island Last Frost Date Map
Interactive Rhode Island Drought Monitor Map
Interactive Map of Rhode Island Drought Conditions
Interactive Map of Rhode Island Heat Zones
Interactive Map of Rhode Island Ecoregions
Interactive Maps of Native Rhode Island Trees and Plants

Zoom to Major Cities in Rhode Island

Zoom to Charlestown USDA Zone 6bCharlestown - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Cranston USDA Zone 6aCranston - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Cumberland USDA Zone 6aCumberland - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Exeter USDA Zone 6bExeter - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Foster USDA Zone 6aFoster - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Kingston USDA Zone 6bKingston - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Little Compton USDA Zone 7aLittle Compton - USDA Zone 7a
Zoom to Narragansett USDA Zone 6bNarragansett - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Newport USDA Zone 6bNewport - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Newport East USDA Zone 6bNewport East - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to North Kingstown USDA Zone 6bNorth Kingstown - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to North Scituate USDA Zone 6aNorth Scituate - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Pascoag USDA Zone 6aPascoag - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Pawtucket USDA Zone 6aPawtucket - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Providence USDA Zone 6aProvidence - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Riverside USDA Zone 6bRiverside - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Saunderstown USDA Zone 6bSaunderstown - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Tiverton USDA Zone 6bTiverton - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to Warren USDA Zone 6bWarren - USDA Zone 6b
Zoom to West Greenwich USDA Zone 6aWest Greenwich - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to West Warwick USDA Zone 6aWest Warwick - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Westerly USDA Zone 6aWesterly - USDA Zone 6a
Zoom to Woonsocket USDA Zone 6aWoonsocket - USDA Zone 6a

Interactive Maps of Rhode Island Native Plants Distribution Areas

Acer rubrum - red maple Map
Acer saccharum - sugar maple Map
Alnus rugosa - speckled alder Map
Alnus serrulata - hazel alder Map
Amelanchier arborea - downy serviceberry Map
Baccharis halimifolia - eastern baccharis Map
Betula alleghaniensis - yellow birch Map
Betula lenta - sweet birch Map
Betula papyrifera - paper birch Map
Betula populifolia - gray birch Map
Carpinus caroliniana - American hornbeam Map
Carya cordiformis - bitternut hickory Map
Carya glabra - pignut hickory Map
Carya ovata - shagbark hickory Map
Carya tomentosa - mockernut hickory Map
Castanea dentata - American chestnut Map
Celtis occidentalis - hackberry Map
Cephalanthus occidentalis - common buttonbush Map
Chamaecyparis thyoides - Atlantic white cedar Map
Cornus alternifolia - alternate leaf dogwood Map
Cornus florida - flowering dogwood Map
Cornus racemosa - gray dogwood Map
Corylus cornuta - beaked hazel Map
Fagus grandifolia - American beech Map
Fraxinus americana - white ash Map
Fraxinus pennsylvanica - green ash Map
Hamamelis virginiana - witch hazel Map
Ilex laevigata - smooth winterberry Map
Ilex verticillata - common winterberry Map
Juglans cinerea - butternut Map
Juglans nigra - black walnut Map
Juniperus virginiana - eastern redcedar Map
Kalmia latifolia - mountain laurel Map
Myrica pensylvanica - northern bayberry Map
Nyssa sylvatica - black tupelo Map
Ostrya virginiana - eastern hophornbeam Map
Pinus rigida - pitch pine Map
Pinus strobus - eastern white pine Map
Platanus occidentalis - American sycamore Map
Populus grandidentata - bigtooth aspen Map
Populus tremuloides - quaking aspen Map
Prunus pensylvanica - pin cherry Map
Prunus serotina - black cherry Map
Prunus virginiana - common chokecherry Map
Quercus alba - white oak Map
Quercus bicolor - swamp white oak Map
Quercus coccinea - scarlet oak Map
Quercus ilicifolia - bear oak Map
Quercus prinus - chestnut oak Map
Quercus rubra - northern red oak Map
Quercus stellata - post oak Map
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