Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann
Cornus rugosa Lam.
Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
|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|