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Cornus rugosa

Cornus rugosa Lam.

Roundleaf dogwood

Cornaceae (Dogwood Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CORU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

The genus cornus is Latin for a horn.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Woodland

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Sand

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Cornus rugosa is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
Spring Azure
(Celastrina "ladon" )

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA

Bibliography

Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Cornus rugosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cornus rugosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cornus rugosa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-09-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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