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Course Walk: Cornus, Viburnum, and Friends - Winter Identification

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Plants found on this walk:

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Botanical NameCommon NameSummary
Cornus floridaFlowering DogwoodTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Part shade, Zone 5b, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0)
Cornus kousaKousa DogwoodTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Cornus masCorneliancherry Dogwood; Cornelian CherryTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Cornus racemosaGray DogwoodShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 3b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Cornus sericea or albaRed Twig Dogwood; Redosier Dogwood; Tatarian DogwoodShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 3a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0), Tolerates salt spray
Itea virginicaVirginia Sweetspire; Virginia-willowShrub < 4 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0), Tolerates salt spray
Physocarpus opulifoliusCommon Ninebark; Eastern NinebarkShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 3a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Rhus aromaticaFragrant SumacShrub 4 to 8 feet, Groundcover, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 3a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum carlesiiKoreanspice Viburnum; Korean Spice ViburnumShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 4b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum dilatatumLinden ViburnumShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum farreriFragrant ViburnumShrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum lantanaWayfaringtree Viburnum; Wayfaring TreeShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 4a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum opulusEuropean Cranberrybush Viburnum; European Cranberry BushShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 3b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosumDoublefile ViburnumShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum sieboldiiSiebold ViburnumTree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum utile 'Conoy'Conoy Service ViburnumShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Shade, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Viburnum x. rhytidophylloidesLantanaphyllum ViburnumShrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)