Silky Dogwood Fact Sheet
Family: Cornaceae - Dogwood family
Latin name: Cornus obliqua
Common name: Silky dogwood, Blue-fruited dogwood
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- Opposite branching
- Red stems
- Silky grey fuzz on twigs (rubbing lightly will remove the fuzz)
- leaves have typical dogwood vein pattern
- All photos were taken at end of October, 2010, except for last photo (flower buds, which was taken in June 2009.
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