1. Cornusrug˛sa Lam. Round-Leaved Cornel Or Dogwood

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Cornus rugosa Lam. Encycl. 2: 115. 1786.

C. circinata L'Her. Cornus, 7. pl. 3. 1788.

A shrub, 3°-10° high, the twigs warty, green and glabrous. Leaves petioled, entire, broadly ovate, orbicular, or even wider than long, acute, or short-acuminate at the apex, mostly rounded or truncate at the base, pale and densely soft-pubescent beneath, slightly pubescent above, 2'-6' long; petioles 3"-9" long; flowers white in rather dense cymes 1 1/2'-2 1/2' broad, the pedicels usually somewhat pubescent; petals ovate; fruit globose, light blue, about 2 1/2" in diameter; stone subglo-bose, somewhat ridged.

In shady, often rocky situations, Nova Scotia to Manitoba, south to Virginia, Illinois, Iowa and North Dakota. Alder-leaved dogwood. Green osier. May-July.

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2. Cornus Am˛mum Mill. Silky Cornel. Kinnikinnik

Fig. 3181

C. Amomtfm Mill. Gard. Diet. Ed. 8, no. 5. 1768. Cornus sericea L. Mant. 2: 199. 1771. C.obliqua Raf. Ann. Nat. 13. 1820. C. Purpusi Koehne, Gartenflora 1899: 388.

A shrub, 3°-10° high, with purplish twigs, the youngest commonly pubescent. Leaves petioled, ovate, oval, or ovate-lanceolate, acuminate at the apex, narrowed or rounded at the base, usually finely pubescent with brownish hairs beneath, glabrous or minutely appressed-pubescent above, 1'-5' long; flowers white, in rather compact flat cymes 1 1/2'-2 1/2' broad; petals narrowly oblong; fruit globose, light blue, 3"-3i" in diameter, stone oblique, ridged, narrowed or pointed at base.

In low woods and along streams, Newfoundland to Ontario, Florida, North Dakota, Nebraska and Texas. Swamp dogwood. Blueberry-cornell. Red-osier; red-brush or -willow. Rose-willow. Squaw-bush. May-July.

3. Cornus Priceae Small. Miss Price's Cornel

Fig. 3182

Cornus Priceae Small, Torreya 1: 54. 1901.

Svida Priceae Small, Fl. SE. U. S. 854. 1903.

A branching shrub, 3°-6° high, the twigs red, finely pubescent. Leaves numerous, elliptic to ovate-elliptic or ovate, usually acuminate at the apex, deep green and roughish pubescent above, pale and more copiously, but more softly pubescent, and prominently nerved beneath, 2'-4 3/4' long; petioles 1/3'-3/4' long, pubescent like the twigs; cymes closely flowered, 4-6 cm. broad at maturity; petals white, oblong-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate; fruit about \\" in diameter, subglobose, white; stone about 1" long, slightly longer than broad, faintly ribbed.

On river banks, southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee. June.

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