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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(2008) examined removal of three invasive species (Lonicera morrowii, Rhamnus cathartica, and Rosa multiflora) and two native shrubs (Cornus amomum and Rubus idaeus), finding that natives were preferentially consumed by rodents in autumn.
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.
RDE * RF * I * Shrubs Cornus amomum 0.64 0.17 0.81 Frangula alnus 0.04 0.11 0.15 Fraxinus americana 0.02 0.06 0.08 Lindera benzoin 0.09 0.11 0.20 Rosa multiflora 0.04 0.11 0.15 Tilia americana 0.02 0.06 0.08 Toxicodendron radicans 0.02 0.06 0.08 Viburnum recognitum 0.13 0.33 0.46 Herbs Carex tribuloides 0.06 0.06 Epilobium sp.