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Dogwood Anthracnose

Scientific Name

Discula destructiva Redlin (1991) (Redlin 1991)

Common Name

Dogwood anthracnose

Native To
Date of U.S. Introduction

First detected in the late 1970s (Daughtrey et al. 1996)

Means of Introduction

Fungal disease of flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) and Pacific dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) trees (Daughtrey et al. 1996)

Current U.S. Distribution

Eastern U.S. and Pacific Northwest

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Dogwood anthracnose symptoms Clemson University


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