Latin: Cornus racemosa
Other common names: western dogwood, gray stemmed dogwood, panicled dogwood
Mature Height/spread: 10-15 ft. high/ 10-15 ft. spread. Slow growth rate (less than 12″ per year).
Soil / Climate: Gray Dogwood is tolerant of both moist and dry sites. Prefers partial shade. Ranges from Maine to Manitoba.
Notes: Leaves are narrow to oval, 1 to 5 inches long. Autumn color is dull red. Fruit is white 1/4 inch berries on red stalks, and persists until early winter.