Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Flowering Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus florida
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus florida
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus florida 142-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cynoxylon floridum
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Benthamidia florida

Most laymen erroneously think that the showy white bracts are petals, per Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Alternate-leaf Dogwood, Pagoda Dogwood, Pagoda Cornel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus alternifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus alternifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus alternifolia 142-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Swida alternifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida alternifolia

Flowers ~ 1/4" wide, in flat-topped showy clusters at end of leafy twigs, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silky Dogwood, Bush Dogwood, Silky Cornel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus amomum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus amomum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus amomum 142-01-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Swida amomum var. amomum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida amomum

Flowers in pubescent, cymose inflorescences, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


range map need picture of flower of Cornus racemosa, Northern Swamp Dogwood, Gray Dogwood
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Swamp Dogwood, Gray Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus racemosa 142-01-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Swida racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida femina

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Swamp Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus stricta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus foemina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus stricta 142-01-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida stricta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida stricta

Flowers borne in a flat 1-2.5" cluster, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Roughleaf Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus asperifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus asperifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus asperifolia 142-01-006
SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida asperifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida microcarpa

The inflorescence is a convex cyme, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon Common Name: Midwestern Roughleaf Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus drummondii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus drummondii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida drummondii
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida priceae

Flowers similar to those of C. alternifolia, in showy flat-topped clusters, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon Common Name: Bunchberry, Dwarf Dogwood, Dwarf Cornel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Chamaepericlymenum canadense

Four large bracts surround a central cluster of 4-petaled yellowish flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Osier Dogwood, Bailey's Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus stolonifera
GREATER THAN & NOMEN DUBIUM PLANTS National Database: Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida stolonifera

Leaves have 5-7 veins on each side, and the inflorescence lacks bracts, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Kousa Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus kousa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus kousa
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Benthamidia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Cynoxylon kousa

Creamy, white, taper-pointed bracts are the showy part of the inflorescence, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


range map need picture of flower of Aucuba japonica, Aucuba, Japanese-laurel, Spotted-laurel
camera icon Common Name: Aucuba, Japanese-laurel, Spotted-laurel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aucuba japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aucuba japonica


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"Many of the alien plants that have succeeded in North America are not a random sample of all plants that evolved elsewhere, but rather are a subset that were imported specifically because of their unpalatability to insects.... What no one counted on when these pest-free ornamentals were brought into the country was that many would subsequently escape cultivation and replace native plants in natural areas everywhere." — Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home