American dogwood

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Noun1.American dogwood - common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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They grow on a tree (Cornus mas) that is a first cousin of the American dogwood.
Organic growers will take pleasure in noting that the cornelian cherry is largely pest-free and not subject to the same diseases as the American dogwood.
Witness the loss of the American chestnut and the slow disappearance of the American dogwood.

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