Also called northern swamp dogwood and red-panicle dogwood.

Part of dogwood  genus Cornus in family Cornaceae.

Native to southern 🇨🇦 Canada, and western and northern 🇺🇸 USA.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), ▭ 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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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