Cornus amomum


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Related to Cornus amomum: Cornus canadensis, Cornus sericea
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Noun1.Cornus amomum - shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruitCornus amomum - shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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Also, Cornus amomum (swamp dogwood) and Ulmus thomasii (rock elm) probably represent misidentifications by Gates (1912) as they are generally not found in this part of Illinois.
Shrub-scrub was dominated by Viburnum recognitum (14%), Frangula alnus (14%), and Cornus amomum (13%) in the shrub layer, and by Solidago altissima (5%) in the herb layer.