Flowering Dogwood

Arbor walk #81, Treekeeper ID #3692

This small, adaptive, flowering tree blooms in early Spring. It has white flowers and oval dark green leaves which turn into shades of red in the Fall and it grows bitter, inedible bright red fruits. 

Common NameFlowering Dogwood
Latin NameBenthamidia florida
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