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Dogwood tree

Description:

Dogwood tree has white flowers in spring.

Notes:

The bark of the Dogwood tree was used by Native Americans. The Dogwood bark is best used as an ointment for ague, malaria (substitute for quinine), fever, pneumonia, colds, and similar complaints. Externally, poulticed onto external ulcers and sores. Twigs used as chewing sticks, forerunners of the toothpick.

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2 Comments

p.young713
p.young713 9 years ago

Thank You, I was not sure.

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Yes, it looks just like the Dogwoods here in Georgia.

p.young713
Spotted by
p.young713

Gainesville, Florida, United States

Spotted on Sep 17, 2011
Submitted on Sep 20, 2011

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