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  • English
    • flowering dogwood
  • Scientific Names
    • Cornus florida
  • Spanish
    • Corona de San Pedro
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • CORFLO

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Recent observations

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

Observer

artemis224

Date

March 17, 2012

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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annfgilmore

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

woods, hilltop

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

Date

July 11, 2015

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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reallifeecology

Date

April 27, 2014 07:19 AM EDT

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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reallifeecology

Date

July 11, 2015

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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ethanturman

Date

July 20, 2015

Description

smooth leaves, and small red berryies

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

Observer

amber_raneigh

Date

July 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The leaf of the Cornus Florida is smooth and rather tear drop shaped. When looking at the edges you may notice that the edges are wavy. you can also see the veins coming off the leaf very profoundly. Surrounding the leaf were several ants.

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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scottmohan

Date

April 30, 2015 07:51 PM CDT

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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johnnybirder

Date

July 17, 2015 08:23 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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marystarkp

Date

July 16, 2015 03:02 PM EDT

Description

Leaves are opposite (can be whirled) with accurate veins (curve from petiole to tip of leaf). Flowers are surrounded by 4 showy white bracts which are mistaken for the petals. Flower buds have distinctive Hershey kiss shape while vegetative buds are cal ate. Fruit is a red drupe. Bark is square "blocky" (like the back of an alligator). Powdered bark a toothpaste, roots yield scarlet dye.

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

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mike191919

Date

July 13, 2015 12:04 PM CDT

Description

Small dogwood, surrounding trees have restricted growth.

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flowering dogwood Cornus florida

Observer

littleriver

Date

July 6, 2015 10:30 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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. In Ontario, this tree species has been assessed and is now listed as endangered.

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Conservation Summary

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