Cornus sericea
(Red Osier Dogwood)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Red Osier Dogwood, Red Osier, Red Brush, Red Willow, Redstem Dogwood, Redtwig Dogwood, Red-Rood, American Dogwood, Creek Dogwood, Western Dogwood
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: April - July
    Status: Native

Cornus sericea, or Red Osier Dogwood, is native to most of the United States, except the southeast and the south-central portions. It is a perennial shrub, that grows in moist woods, swamps, on lake and pond shores, streamsides, in and on the edges of bogs and fens. It has white flowers in mid spring, and sometimes blooms again in the summer.

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