Also called redtwig dogwood and American dogwood.  Part of dogwood  genus Cornus in family Cornaceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada, and 🇺🇸 USA West and North.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Cornus hosts caterpillars of 121 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about ◼︎ red osier dogwood Cornus sericea

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