dogwood tree


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Noun1.Dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowersdogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
Cornus, genus Cornus - a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere
dogwood - hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood
common white dogwood, Cornus florida, eastern flowering dogwood - deciduous tree; celebrated for its large white or pink bracts and stunning autumn color that is followed by red berries
American dogwood, Cornus stolonifera, red osier, red osier dogwood, redbrush, red dogwood - common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
Cornus obliqua, silky dogwood - shrub of eastern North America closely resembling silky cornel
Cornus amomum, silky cornel, silky dogwood - shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit
blood-twig, common European dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, pedwood, red dogwood - European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers
bunchberry, Cornus canadensis, crackerberry, dwarf cornel, pudding berry - creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
cornelian cherry, Cornus mas - deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Appalachian State University graduate Samantha Lilly won this year's Wilsonart Challenge with the Blossom laminate chair, inspired by the dogwood tree.
After the crucifixion, the dogwood tree was transformed into a small, flowering tree that could never be used as a cross again.
Sixteen miles south of downtown Dallas in Cedar Hill, Dogwood Canyon is home to rare plant and animal combinations, such as the Black-chinned Hummingbird of west Texas nesting in the flowering dogwood tree of east Texas.
Quickly adjusting the position of the plow for greatest effect, I locked my eyes on a dogwood tree at the end of the garden.
My poor dogwood tree was loaded with the wet, cold stuff and branches were breaking.
Plant a flowering dogwood tree and, chances are, an American robin will reward you with a clutch of skyblue eggs in late spring.
One caveat to all this beckoning of wildlife to your garden: one year I broadcasted sunflower seeds throughout the winter onto the ground below a dogwood tree, where my extensive bulb garden lay blissfully sleeping.
On June 10, a dogwood tree in honor of World War II Army nurse Frances Slanger was dedicated in the Hays Memorial Tree Garden, located near Cuthbert Amphitheater in Alton Baker Park.
A bunchberry dogwood (Cornus canadensis) bears flowers much like those of the beloved ornamental dogwood tree, but the entire bunchberry stands hardly knee high.
The dogwood tree, heavy with blossoms / still wears the yellow and blue ribbons // tied around its trunk in remembrance / of that spring's shattered promise.
Civil War folklore describes how people would boil parts of the dogwood tree for medicinal applications when quinine did not make it through the Union blockade.
An indigenous dogwood tree found at Catoctin Mountain Park in northern Maryland is believed to be resistant to dogwood anthracnose, a fungal disease that has swept from New England through the Appalachian Mountains in little more than 20 years.