About Pacific Dogwood at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native to coastal B.C., western Washington and Oregon to Sierra Nevada.
Height can reach 100’ but is usually less.
Leaf has smooth margins with a relatively few unbranching veins.
Flowers are inconspicuous but surrounding white bracts (4-7) look like petals. Bloom can occur in midspring and again in late summer.
Fruit is an orange to scarlet “berry.”
Susceptible to a disease called anthracnose, which can kill the tree limb by limb.
Fairly common in Portland but disappearing due to disease.