Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


386

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in shrub swamps, bottomlands, suburban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Stoloniferous

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
4-merous
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
White
Drupe

 

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

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

GREATER THAN & NOMEN DUBIUM PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cornus sericea ssp. sericea   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida stolonifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Osier Dogwood, Bailey's Dogwood


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picture of -, image of Cornus stolonifera

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cost4_001_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Cornus stolonifera

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_cornus_sericea3

May    Madison County    KY

Leaves have 5-7 veins on each side, and the inflorescence lacks bracts, per Weakley's Flora.