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Cornus alternifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Shrub-like Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, average, loam, clay

Height: 15'-25'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, berries, fall interest, pond margin plant, showy fruit, stream margin plant

Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)
  • Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)
  • Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)
  • Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)
  • Cornus alternifolia (alternateleaf dogwood)

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Description

Cornus alternifolia

Also known as:

alternateleaf dogwood

,

pagoda dogwood

,

alternate-leaved dogwood

Scientific Synonyms:

Swida alternifolia

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Cornales
Family Cornaceae Dogwood family
Genus Cornus dogwood
Species Cornus alternifolia alternateleaf dogwood