Cornus drummondii [Cornaceae]

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Scientific Name Cornus drummondii USDA PLANTS Symbol CODR
Common Name Roughleaf Dogwood ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 27807
Family Cornaceae (Dogwood) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Streambanks, bottomlands, areas that are moist sometime during the year.
Plant: Large shrub or small tree up to 15 feet tall.
Leaves: Opposite, deciduous leaves with petioles about 1/2-inch long; leaves are ovate to elliptic-lanceolate 1 to 4 inches long; upper leaf surface rough.
Inflorescence: Small white 4-petal flowers about 1/4-inch across in a rounded cluster 2 to 4 inches across.
Bloom Period: April and May.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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