Rough-leaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii)
White Cornel, Drummond’s Dogwood, Small-flower Dogwood
Description of Rough-leaf Dogwood (Cornus amomum)
Rough-leaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii), a member of the Cornaceae (Dogwood Family), is a deciduous shrub that grows from 6′ to 16′ tall and blooms in the spring and early summer (May to June). This plant grows in places with full sun or partial shade that are often of wet or medium moisture.
Spring Azure Butterfly (Celastrina ladon)
Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia)
Birds enjoy the fruits in the fall.
This dogwood grows in places with full sun to part-shade having wet to medium soil.
Range of Rough-leaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii) in the United States and Canada
Rough-leaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii) is native to the south-central, mid-west, and eastern United States and the Province of Ontario in Canada.
The genus name, Cornus, comes from the Latin word, “Cornu,” which means horn and is in reference to the tough wood of the members of the genus (Missouri Botanical Garden). The species name, drummondii, is the Latinized name for the botanist, Thomas Drummond.