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Dogwood Family
3 species
Red-osier Dogwood
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornaceae (Dogwood family)
Genus: Cornus
Species: Sericea (also Stolonifera)
Kingdom: Plantae
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Updated February 15 2016
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Perennial tree / shrub - also known as Red Willow -
native to North America
Class: Magnoliopsida
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Alternate-leaf Dogwood
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornaceae (Dogwood family)
Genus: Cornus
Species: Alternifolia
Kingdom: Plantae
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Updated February 15 2016
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Class: Magnoliopsida
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Roundleaf Dogwood
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornaceae (Dogwood family)
Genus: Cornus
Species: Rugosa
Kingdom: Plantae
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Updated February 15 2016
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Perennial tree / shrub - also known as Round-leaved
Dogwood - woods and rocky slopes - leaf entire (margin
has no teeth) - native to eastern North America
Class: Magnoliopsida
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Red-osier Dogwood - flower approx. 1 cm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaves 5 to 12 cm - height to 4 m - Humber Bay Park - September 2009
Alternate-leaf Dogwood - flower approx. 7 mm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaves to 13 cm - height to 10 m - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - May 2011
Silky? Dogwood
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornaceae (Dogwood family)
Genus: Cornus
Species: Obliqua? (also Amomum)
Kingdom: Plantae
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Updated September 17 2010
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Perennial shrub - also known as Pale or Swamp Dogwood
- native to eastern North America
Class: Magnoliopsida
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Silky? Dogwood - flower approx. 5 mm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaves to 10 cm - height to 3 m - Toronto Islands - September 2010
Roundleaf Dogwood - flower approx. 7 mm - fruit approx. 7 mm - leaves to 15 cm - height to 3 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - July 2010
Perennial tree / shrub - also known as Pagoda Dogwood -
branches develop horizontal layers separated by a gap -
alternate leaves and branches distinguish Alternate-leaf
from other native Dogwoods - leaves are most often
crowded around the ends of branches giving them a
who
rled appearance - leaf margin wavy with shallow teeth -
native to eastern North America