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Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida


Tree, ca. 20 feet tall. Tree flowers before leaves emerge. Flowers, cluster of green-yellow buds/flowers surrounded by four large, white bracts. Bracts ca. 1.5-2 inches diameter. Bracts often have red spots at their tips.


Tree growing on east-facing shore of lake.


Images 1, 2 are buds observer on March 21st; image #3, flowers on same tree have opened.

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Winder, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2017
Submitted on Apr 14, 2017

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