Gray Dogwood Fact Sheet
Family: Cornaceae - Dogwood family
Latin name: Cornus racemosa
Common name: Gray dogwood
These photos of Gray dogwood were located at parking 21, the big lot on the east side, behind the Outpost.
Karren Wcisel © copyright
- On May 23, 2009 the leaves
had opened on this Cornus racemosa and the floral buds were well formed.
- Photo shows fruit on Gray dogwood
in late August, there weren't any flowers remaining.
- In early November the fruit was also gone, but the stems that had held them were
present and bright red.
- The picture of the bud was taken
in early November. The buds and stems were reddish brown.
- By late March, although most of the buds, stems and remaining panicles were grey
as shown in this photo, there were some brown-red branches.
- September 2012, the entire patch has been removed and the ground will be prepared for planting grass.
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