Also called northern swamp dogwood and red-panicle dogwood.

Part of dogwood  genus Cornus in family Cornaceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada, and western and northern 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Cornus hosts caterpillars of 121 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Learn more about ◼︎ gray dogwood Cornus racemosa

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