Dogwood > Stems/branches > Bark discolored, cracked or blistered
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- Only infects pagoda dogwood, Cornus alternafolia
- Infected branches turn tan to orange and are covered with orange blister like spore producing structures
- Infected branches often die during dormancy and fail to leaf out in the spring
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- Leaves on one or more branches wilt, turn brown and die
- Bark on affected branches is darker, cracked, or blistered at the site of the canker
- Wood beneath the canker is dark brown
- Common on shrubs stressed by drought, winter injury and other factors
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