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Flowering dogwood

Cornus florida

Description:

The fruit of this small deciduous tree is a cluster of 2-10 drupes that ripen in late summer/early fall. The fruit is usually bright red and occasionally yellow with a rosy blush. These fruits are an important food source for dozens of species of birds, which then distribute the seeds.

Habitat:

Mason Farm Biological Reserve

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2014
Submitted on Apr 3, 2015

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