fruits/flowers not present
many leaves fallen
The tree is about 30 ft tall, wider than taller. with distinctive, low, upturned branches, and a flat-topped crown. Leaves are deciduous and simple, opposite.
This tree is at the back of a three residence apt. bldg. It's growing under a large red oak and very near large pines that are across a cyclone fence from it. It is a very shady area but the tree seems to be doing fine and blossoms well every year with decent foliage. The height is approximately 18'. The soil is sandy and poor with lots of moss and little grass nearby.
Cornus florida. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA
Cornus florida subsp. urbiniana
Known as "Bishop's Cap Dogwood"
The petals are fused together at the tip and the tree is native to northeastern Mexico
This tree is about 5ft tall and the leaves are round. The edges of this leaf are smooth and the bark is rough.
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.