Monographs Details: Cornus amomum var. amomum
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Variety Description - Lvs ovate to broadly elliptic, commonly 6–12 cm, 1.5–2.2 times as long as wide, subtruncate to rounded at base, with 4–6 veins on a side, the lower surface usually greenish and nonpapillose and provided with both appressed and loosely spreading, whitish or very often rusty hairs especially along the veins. Chiefly southeastern, from Miss., Ala., and Ga. n. to s. Ind., s. O., Pa., N.J., and sometimes N.Y. and Mass.