Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cornus amomum Mill. var. schuetzeana (C.A.Mey.) Rickett image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cornaceae
Cornus amomum Mill. var. schuetzeana (C.A.Mey.) Rickett
blue-fruited dogwood, silky dogwood
Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
amomum: a balsam spice plant
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 3'-10' tall shrub; stems purplish twigs
Flower: white, 4-parted; inflorescence 1 1/2" - 2 1/2 " a compact, flat, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-June
Fruit:blue berry
Leaf:opposite, stalked, ovate-oval, 1"-5" long
Habitat: moist; woods, riverbanks
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cornus amomum Mill. subsp. obliqua (Raf.) J.S.Wilson
Cornus obliqua Raf.
Cornus purpusii Koehne
Cornus sericea L. var. schuetzeana C.A.Mey.

         
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