Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey.

  • Description

    Species Description - Shrubs or occasionally small trees to 6 m; twigs scabrous, olive to pinkish-brown, with white or tan pith; old bark gray, sometimes fissuring; lvs lance-ovate to elliptic or broadly ovate, mostly 5–8 cm, commonly abruptly acuminate, broadly cuneate to subcordate at base, scabrous-strigose above and evidently rough to the touch, minutely papillose-whitened beneath and with appressed or spreading hairs often 0.5 mm; lateral veins 3 or 4(5) on a side, tending to arise from the lower half of the blade; infl flat or convex; fr white (light blue), 4–8 mm, on red pedicels; 2n=22. Wet woods and streambanks; O. and s. Mich. to s. Wis., Io., and Neb., s. to Ga. and Tex. May, June. (C. priceae)

  • Common Names

    rough-leaved dogwood