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Cornus ×acadiensis

Cornus ×acadiensis Fernald

Acadia Dogwood

Cornaceae (Dogwood family)



USDA Native Status: CAN (N)

Natural hybrid of Cornus alternifolia and C. sericea.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


Canada: NS
Native Habitat: Thickets, edges of mesic upland forests, fens, marshes, stream banks.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-29
Research By: CBR

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