Cornus Sericea (Stolonifera). Red-Osier Dogwood.

Cornus sericea, commonly known as Red-osier dogwood, is a captivating deciduous shrub native to North America, renowned for its striking ornamental and ecological qualities. This resilient plant is characterized by its brilliant red stems, which provide year-round visual interest, particularly during the winter months when the foliage has fallen. The slender, arching branches of Red-osier […]

Reviving Pacific Northwest Ecosystems: Harnessing Red-Osier Dogwood Seeds

The Pacific Northwest, a region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and diverse ecosystems, faces increasing challenges due to human activities, urbanization, and the impacts of climate change. Two critical concerns in this region are bankside erosion and declining salmon populations. However, there is hope in the form of native plant species like Cornus sericea, commonly […]