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Pacific Dogwood | Cornus nuttalli

Attractive multi-branched tree with clustered flowers with showy white bracts in spring, sometimes repeating in early fall, followed by bunches of bright red berries. Smooth blackish-brown bark.

Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Shrub Swamp
Habitat NotesMoist but well-drained acidic soil.
Mature Height30-40'
Shade Preferencepart shade, shade
Soil ToleranceMoist but well-drained acidic soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Ornamental