Cornus rugosa Lam.
Family: Cornaceae
round-leaved dogwood
[Cornus circinata L'Hér.,  more]
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
Plants: perennial, 3' - 10' tall shrub; stems green, smooth with warts
Leaves: opposite, stalked, broadly ovate, pale and softly hairy below, 2"-6" long
Flowers: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a 1 1/2" - 2 1/2" rather dense, branched cluster (cyme); blooms May-June
Fruits: light blue berry
Habitat: shade
Conservation Status: Native
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Christopher Noll  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Christopher Noll