Gray dogwood is a thicket-forming, deciduous shrub with greenish-white blossoms in open, terminal clusters. Young twigs are red and the fruit pedicels remain conspicuously red into late fall and early winter.
Fruit itself is a white, 1/4 in. drupe that usually does not remain on the shrub for long.
Great for naturalizing wild areas, this shrub attracts birds and other wildlife.