Shrubby plant that is a member of the dogwood genus Cornus. White flowers.
|Habitat||Tolerant of both moist and dry sites. Prefers partial shade. Used in erosion control and for wildlife habitat. Fruit eaten by birds and other wildlife. Used by many bird species including Northern Cardinal, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker and Eastern Bluebird. Larval Host to the Spring Azure.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves are narrow to oval, 1-5" long. Autumn color is dull red. Fruit is white 1/4" berries on red stalks, and persists until early winter.|
|Light Source||Shade, Partial Shade, Sun|
|Location||Shoreline, Rain Garden, Woodland|