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Kousa Dogwood Fact Sheet

Family:  Cornaceae - Dogwood Family
Latin name:  Cornus kousa
Common name:  Kousa Dogwood
Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood photo of winter habit, plant at northeast corner of visitor center at The Morton Arboretum. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood photo of winter habit, plant at southeast corner of visitor center at The Morton Arboretum. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood closeup of bud in winter. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood branch, twig and buds in winter. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood branch, twig and buds in winter. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood , photo looking down at  winter branch, twig and buds near the ground. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood branch, twig and buds in winter. Sample of plant collected from outside source. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood branch, twig and buds in winter. Sample of plant collected from outside source. Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood branch, twig and buds in winter . Sample of plant collected from outside source.

The last three photos on this page are of samples that were brought in by students in 2242 class (Note that the buds are much darker than the others on the page. The student tagged them with the word "varigated".). The other picures of Cornus kousa are near the Visitor Center at The Morton Arboretum.

Similar plant: Cornus kousa var. chinensis

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