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    • Flowering Dogwood
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    • Cornus florida
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    • Corona de San Pedro
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • CORFLO

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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rmring93

Date

September 27, 2014

Description

approximately 4 m tall tree with blocky/checkered bark. Elliptical to ovate leaves with crenate margins and an acuminate tip. Oppositely arranged leaves with short petioles. Red, pea-sized fruits present (inferior ovary)

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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jenniferwilcox

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Medium tree (approx. 6 m tall), leaves entire with arcuate venation, bark blocky. Next year's flower buds present.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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peter-hasik

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Fruit is bright red cluster of drupes, smooth bark on a skinny trunk with over hanging limbs, leaves with pinnate venation turning a scarlet color in the fall.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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jmsalinger

Date

October 12, 2014 06:34 AM CDT

Description

Tree approximately 10+ meters tall, leaf color already changing. Fruits occurring in many small clusters, tree is right off of road at beginning of bluff trail.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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kedmonds

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

Small tree, fruit red drupes, opposite, simple, ovate leaves, field edge

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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sschratz87

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Identified via veins that curve to margins, opposite leaf arrangement and ripe, red drupes arranged in cluster. Leaves were red, experiencing fall color change.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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nikaylahughes

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Tree is part of the second canopy and grows among some old concrete building bases;leaves have pinnate vinnation, alternate, entire, and simple; fruit is bright red and in clusters

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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brentwagner

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Small single trunk tree with tear drop leaves. Red fruits in clusters and white flowers in the spring. Bark small scale like.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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mslevin

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Slanted tree overhanging trail, ~6 m tall, terminal buds for next years flowers present, leaves red.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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brandicansler

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

leaves opposite, simple ovate; margins appear entire, but very finely toothed under a lens; fruit a cluster of drupes that are bright red

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

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benwilliams

Date

September 1, 2014

Description

Fruit with clusters (mostly green, some red). Bark broken up into small square blocks. Opposite leaves that are usually (3-6)in. Tree approximately 4.6 m high.

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Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

Date

April 12, 2014
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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.

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Conservation Summary

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