ALTERNATELEAF DOGWOOD

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ALTERNATELEAF DOGWOOD suitable for counties:
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alleghany, Ashe, Buncombe, Clay, Graham, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Randolph, Swain, Transylvania, Wake, Watauga, Yancey
MISSISSIPPI: Forrest, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Wayne
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
OHIO: Adams, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wyandot
NEW YORK: Albany, Allegany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chenango, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Genesee, Jefferson, Kings, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Nassau, New York, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester
RHODE ISLAND: Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, York
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cannon, Carter, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Cumberland, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Grundy, Hawkins, Johnson, Knox, Macon, Marion, Maury, Monroe, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Sumner, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Lancaster, Pickens
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Alleghany, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Clarke, Craig, Dickenson, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Grayson, Greene, Highland, James City, Lee, Loudoun, Madison, Montgomery, Nelson, Northumberland, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Stafford, Surry, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Wise, Wythe
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Brooke, Calhoun, Doddridge, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Marion, Marshall, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Raleigh, Randolph, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wyoming
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Racine, Richland, Rock, Rusk, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago, Wood
ARKANSAS: Marion, Newton, Pope, Stone
ALABAMA: Barbour, Chambers, Cherokee, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Marengo, Monroe, Montgomery, Pickens, Tallapoosa, Winston
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle, Sussex
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
GEORGIA: Bibb, Clay, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Gilmer, Habersham, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Murray, Quitman, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, Washington
FLORIDA: Calhoun, Gadsden, Leon, Walton
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cook, Fulton, Grundy, Henry, Jackson, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Peoria, Pike, Pope, Schuyler, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermilion, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago
IOWA: All counties
KENTUCKY: Breathitt, Bullitt, Carter, Cumberland, Elliott, Fayette, Hardin, Harlan, Jackson, Jefferson, Jessamine, Lee, Letcher, Oldham, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rockcastle, Rowan, Todd
INDIANA: Allen, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Grant, Hamilton, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Noble, Owen, Parke, Porter, Putnam, Ripley, St. Joseph, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Union, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wells
MARYLAND: All counties
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Alger, Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Eaton, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, Roscommon, Saginaw, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw
MAINE: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MISSOURI: Callaway, Clark, Cooper, Crawford, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Franklin, Gasconade, Howell, Jefferson, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Moniteau, Monroe, Phelps, Pike, Pulaski, Ralls, Reynolds, Shannon, St. Louis, Taney, Texas, Warren, Washington, Wright
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Dakota, Dodge, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kandiyohi, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Mahnomen, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pine, Polk, Ramsey, Rice, Roseau, Scott, St. Louis, Stearns, Todd, Waseca, Washington, Winona, Wright

Alternateleaf dogwood belongs to family of cornaceae plants, its species name is alternifolia. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Alternateleaf dogwood has dark green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Alternateleaf dogwood booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Alternateleaf dogwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Alternateleaf dogwood can grow up to 25 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 25
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -47 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 8000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Black
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 25 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 70 Precipitation (Maximum) : 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -47

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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, TN, Gatlinburg.
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R.A. Howard. İSmithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, MA, Boston, Arnold Arboretum.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 663. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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