Cornus foemina subsp. racemosa Mill.
Family: Cornaceae
gray dogwood,  more...
[Cornus candidissima "Marshall, non Mill.",  more]
Cornus foemina subsp. racemosa image
Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
Plants: perennial, 6'-15' tall shrub, with smooth, gray twigs
Leaves: opposite, stalked, oval to lance-like with a long tip, pale below, 1.5"-4" long
Flowers: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a loose, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-June
Fruits: white berry, on red stems
Conservation Status: Native - potentially invasive
- leaves not rough to touch on top

- leaves with 3-4 pairs lateral veins

- leaves narrowly ovate with acuminate tip

- calyx lobes < 8 mm long

- style not swollen below the stigma

- pith white to becoming light tan in older twigs/branches

- inflorescence convex to pyramidal

- fruit white on bright red pedicles

 

 

 

Cornus foemina subsp. racemosa image
Paul Drobot  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Hugh Wilson  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
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Paul Drobot  
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Christopher Noll  
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Paul Drobot  
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Paul Drobot  
Cornus foemina subsp. racemosa image
Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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John M. Schoeneker  
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Paul Drobot  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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