You may be aware of the White Dogwood tree (Cornus florida) because it is widely known among the trees producing white flowers. There are actually about 60 different Dogwood species that belong to the Cornaceae family of trees.
Because Kousa Dogwoods (Cornus kousa) can thrive in cold climates and are strongly resistant to disease, these little trees have become quite popular.
Yoshino Cherry trees (Prunus x yedoensis) often feature participants in cherry blossom events. They are also commonly referred to as Japanese Flowering Cherry trees.