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  Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey. image
Photographer: Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.           

from USDA Plants Website
Family Cornaceae
Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey.
Drummond's dogwood, rough-leaved dogwood
Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
drummondii: from Thomas Drummond (1790-1835), a Scottish naturalist who like his fellow countryman David Douglas made an ill-fated collecting trip to North America.
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 3'-6' tall shrub; stems twigs red, fine hairs
Flower: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a 2"-3" wide, dense, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-June
Fruit:white berry
Leaf:opposite, many, elliptical-oval with a pointed tip, deep green, 2"- 4 3/4"-long stalk; roughly hairy on top, pale and less hairy below
Habitat: moderate moisture wet

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