Cornus glabrata

Cornus glabrata

brown dogwood



  • Deciduous shrub to small tree 5 to 18 feet tall
  • Less common than creek dogwood but also grows in moist communities
  • Requires wet soil or irrigation
  • Differs from creek dogwood in leaf vein arrangement
  • Found in Diablo and Niles Canyon sections, also reported in Bay hills section
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Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo west


1 gallon, 2 gallon

pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
features Fruits
sun Full Shade
water High
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
growth habit Multi Stemmed
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
flower color White
dormancy winter

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