Cornus florida, also referred to as the arrowwood, white cornel, American boxwood, and St. Peter's crown, is a species of flowering tree native to Eastern North America. Its branches are horizontally tiered giving the tree a graceful appearance. It boasts full branches of white flowers in the spring and bright red leaves in the fall. Wildflower
You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.