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Cornus amomum

Common Name(s):
Silky dogwood
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

B=Native small tree with berries that are quite attractive to bird.  BEautiful dark maroon twigs provide winter interest.

Height:
6-15 ft.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Exposure:
Partial shade; tolerates wet to dry soil
Fruit:
Flat, white flower heads in mid-spring; not fragrant; pale blue berries turns black
Tags:
birds, riparian, deciduous, wildilfe, facultative-wetland

NCCES plant id: 470

Cornus amomum Cornus amomum
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Cornus amomum Cornus amomum
Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cornus amomum Cornus amomum
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Cornus amomum Cornus amomum
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Cornus amomum Cornus amomum
Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC-2.0