TREE: Cornus alternifolia, Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus alternifolia Leaves

Cornus alternifolia Leaves
Photo © 2017 Elaine Mills

Tried and True Native Plants of the Mid-Atlantic

Layers of horizontal branches tapering in size toward the top give this highly prized ornamental tree its common name.  This native of the understory of woods in the eastern United States is a favorite tree of ecologist and entomologist Doug Tallamy because of its value to pollinators and birds.

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