Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Cornaceae
Cornus rugosa Lam.
round-leaved dogwood
Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
rugosa: rough
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 3' - 10' tall shrub; stems green, smooth with warts
Flower: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a 1 1/2" - 2 1/2" rather dense, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-June
Fruit:light blue berry
Leaf:opposite, stalked, broadly ovate, pale and softly hairy below, 2"-6" long
Habitat: shade
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cornus circinata L'Hér.
Swida rugosa (Lam.) Rydb.

         
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