Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3609

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in open woodlands and glades over calcareous rocks (limestone, calcareous shale), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
4-merous
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Cornales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cornus drummondii   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cornus drummondii   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida drummondii

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Svida priceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Midwestern Roughleaf Dogwood


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picture of -, image of Cornus drummondii

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_codr_007_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Cornus drummondii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_drummondii_1

September    Houston County    GA

Oaky Woods WMA

Flowers similar to those of C. alternifolia, in showy flat-topped clusters, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.