Also called northern swamp dogwood and red-panicle dogwood.  Part of dogwood  genus Cornus and family Cornaceae.

Native to southern 🇨🇦 Canada, and 🇺🇸 USA Midwest and East.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Cornus hosts caterpillars of 121 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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