Tree has simple leaves that grow opposite and have single main vein with smaller side veins and without teeth or lobes. Leaf tapers to both ends and the veins curve to follow the margin.
Small understory tree
• Leaves were simple and opposite
• The leaves contain one main vein with a few smaller side veins that follow the margins
• Leaves taper to both ends
Simple, opposite leaves with a single main vein that curves to follow margin and tapers at both ends. It was approximately 5m tall with a DBH of 21cm2.
Under-story tree approx. 10 m tall. Leaves simple, opposite, green. Red fruit are clustered together and are drupes. Leaves are ovate. Habitat: Surrounded by Carya and Quercus. Wet clay silty loam soil. Smilax covering the surrounding ground.
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae native to eastern North America, from southern Maine west to southern Ontario, Illinois, and eastern Kansas, and south to northern Florida and eastern Texas, with a disjunct population in Nuevo León and Veracruz in eastern Mexico.