flowering dogwood

(redirected from False Boxwood)

flow·er·ing dogwood

(flou′ər-ĭng)
n.
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flow′ering dog′wood


n.
the North American dogwood, Cornus florida, having tiny green flowers surrounded by large white or pink petallike bracts.
[1835–45]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Flowering dogwood, Virginia dogwood, arrow wood, cornel, cornelian, false boxwood
Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) is also known as false boxwood. East London boxwood is a related species, Buxus macowani.