Swida drummondii (C.A. Meyer) Soják. Phen: Apr-Jul; Aug-Oct. Hab: Open woodlands and glades over calcareous rocks (limestone, calcareous shale); also naturalized in wetlands and slopes along old railroad tracks (in VA). Dist: NY, ON, and SD south to e. TN, nw. GA, LA, and TX. Reported as naturalized in City of Alexandria, VA (Simmons et al. 2020).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey. – Ar, C, FNA12, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NY, Pa, Tx, Ferguson (1966c), Ferguson (1966d); > Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey. – F; > Cornus priceae Small – F; > Svida asperifolia – S, misapplied; > Svida priceae (Small) Small – S