Discula destructiva Redlin (1991) (Redlin 1991)
Unknown (Caetano-Anolles et al. 2001)
First detected in the late 1970s (Daughtrey et al. 1996)
Unknown (Daughtrey et al. 1996)
Fungal disease of flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) and Pacific dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) trees (Daughtrey et al. 1996)
Eastern U.S. and Pacific Northwest
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Caetano-Anolles, G., R.N. Trigiano, and M.T. Windham. 2001. Patterns of evolution in Discula fungi and the origin of dogwood anthracnose in North America, studied using arbitrarily amplified and ribosomal DNA. Current Genetics 39(5-6):346-354.
Daughtrey, M.L., C.R. Hibben, K.O. Britton, M.T. Windham, and S.C. Redlin. 1996. Dogwood anthracnose: understanding a disease new to North America. Plant Disease 80(4):349-358.
Redlin, S.C. 1991. Discula destructiva sp. nov., cause of dogwood anthracnose. Mycologia 83(5):633-642.