Just past flowering and now fruiting
Plumas County, California, US
A few of these Red Osier Dogwoods grow along Little Deer Creek at Pioneer Park. They are about the last to leaf out of the shrubs and trees here. Before they do, the stems are remarkably red.
Cornus sericea, syn. C. stolonifera, Swida sericea, (red osier dogwood) is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae, native throughout northern and western North America from Alaska east to Newfoundland, south to Durango and Nuevo León in the west, and Illinois and Virginia in the east. Other names include red willow, redstem dogwood, redtwig dogwood, red-rood, American dogwood, creek dogwood, and western dogwood.