The healthier your trees, the more easily they will be able to ward off this fungus. Cornus stolonifera-American Dogwood, California Dogwood, Creek Dogwood, ... North America, from Maine to New York, Ontario, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri south to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas east to Florida. Cornus rugosa Lamarck is an accepted species name sensu FNA Ed. William Cullina of the New England Wild Flower Society recommends starting shrubby species in wet to moderately dry ground and in full sun for dense growth and strong twig colour. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Remove by soaking and rinsing in clean water daily for approximately 7 days. Cornus rugosa stems are green and warty, pith is white, leaves have 6-8 lateral veins on each side, and the fruits are blue. This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Canada to N. Central & E. U.S.A. Toggle navigation If you are hoping to encourage your plants in their reproductive efforts, you're in luck. Flat to rounded top clusters, 1 to 2¾ inches broad, of short-stalked flowers at the tips of branches. A shrub or small tree up to 12 m. high with grayish-brown "alligator" bark; twigs green or purple, glabrous; drupes ellipsoid, 1 cm. Shrubby Cornus alba , C. sericea and C. sanguinea are grown for their vivid winter stem colour, while shrubby C.mas (the cornelian cherry) is grown for its winter flowers and summer fruits. Flowering dogwoods (C. florida) have had some difficulty with the anthracnose fungus Discula destructiva, also called dogwood blight, which can kill part or, rarely, all of the tree. Native from Ontario & Quebec south in mountains to Virginia. Hairy Honeysuckle Fact Sheet – p. 2 Locust, Witch Hazel, Hazelnut, Sassafras, or Flowering Dogwood. Photos Zone 2 Bugnet Alberta c.1950 2m (R. rugosa plena x R. Visually appealing and magnets for wildlife, these plants are bound to please both the gardener and naturalist in you. Cornus stolonifera-American Dogwood, California Dogwood, Creek Dogwood, ... North America, from Maine to New York, Ontario, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri south to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas east to Florida. Scientific Name: Cornus L. (Cornaceae) rugosa Lam. The Dogwoods comprise a group of 30-50 species of deciduous woody plants (shrubs and trees) in the family Cornaceae, divided into one to nine genera or subgenera (depending on botanical interpretation). It will therefore tolerate sun to light shade and dry to moist soils, preferably slightly acidic. This plant has no children Legal Status. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) The second theory is based on the reported use of the same species for washing mangy dogs. Branches red and grey. Appearance: Medium-sized shrub reaching 3 m. Flat-topped clusters of white flowers bloom in late spring to early summer. Habitat: Naturally grows in moist, open woods; thickets; swamps; and shores. Fruits are blue to greenish white drupe that matures in October. References include The Natural History of Wild Shrubs and Vines by Donald W. Stokes and Weed of the Woods — Small Trees and Shrubs of the Eastern Forest by Glen Blouin. Habitat: Naturally grows in many moisture regimes and soil textures but usually along forest edges and streambanks, ravine slopes, and open woods growing beneath larger trees in hardwood and mixedwood stands. It tolerates sun to light shade and prefers moist soil, even tolerating some standing water, but can adapt to drier conditions. Osier is sometimes spelled osher. Native to: YK, NW, sNU, BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC, NL, NB, NS, PE. Leaves have more than 6 veins. The two groundcover species have flowers that are rather inconspicuous but appear magnificent framed by the surrounding large, petal-like bracts. Native to: sBC (including Vancouver Island, mainland BC, coastal areas, and into the Fraser Canyon). Comm., 2016 This dogwood typically grows to 6-12 tall with an open-rounded form. Appearance: A small tree reaching 4 to 7 m, sometimes taller, with flat, fragrant clusters of white flowers that bloom at the end of spring or early summer. Cornus rugosa is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in). The flowers themselves are pedunculate with 4 calyx lobes and 4 petals. Appearance: This small tree of 6 to 12 m has large, showy flowers, either white or pinkish. Dogwoods have varied needs, although they tend to prefer sun to partial shade. Vernacular names. (Caution: We are not recommending the use of these plants for medicinal or food purposes. The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on 2012-03-23 ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 47494 ) with original publication details: Encycl. To encourage bright red new growth, cut back the oldest stems (above a set of buds) in late winter or early spring before the leaves appear.