Cornus amomum - Silky Dogwood
A 6-12’ deciduous shrub that is found in moist lowland areas, wetlands, and along streams and ponds. This shrub gets its name from its twigs and leaves undersides which have silky hairs. Its tiny yellowish/white flowers bloom in late spring and give way to white berries which turn to blue in late summer. It is very hard wood and is commonly called Swamp Dogwood.
Semi-Shade, Wet to Dry Soil, 6-12’ Tall, Spring, Zones 5-8