Kousa Dogwood

Arbor walk #41, Treekeeper ID #4568

This tree, native to Asia, is known for its four-petaled white flowers in June and its reddish-purple color in Fall. It also grows 1-inch raspberry-like fruit in August.

Common NameKousa Dogwood
Latin NameBenthamidia japonica
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