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Cornus amomum Mill.
SILKY DOGWOOD
Swida amomum

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Cornus amomum, Silky Dogwood
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Cornus amomum, Silky Dogwood

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Cornus amomum, Silky Dogwood
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Cornus amomum, whole tree or vine - winter
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Cornus amomum, whole tree or vine - winter

Cornus amomum, twig - winter overall
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Cornus amomum, twig - winter overall
Cornus amomum, twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud
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Cornus amomum, twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud

Cornus amomum, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Cornus amomum, bark - of a small tree or small branch
Cornus amomum, twig - unspecified
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Cornus amomum, twig - unspecified

Cornus amomum, whole tree or vine - general
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Cornus amomum, whole tree or vine - general
Cornus amomum, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Cornus amomum, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Cornus amomum, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Cornus amomum, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
Cornus amomum, leaf - whole upper surface
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Cornus amomum, leaf - whole upper surface

Cornus amomum, twig - orientation of petioles
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Cornus amomum, twig - orientation of petioles
Cornus amomum, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Cornus amomum, inflorescence - frontal view of flower

Cornus amomum, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Cornus amomum, fruit - lateral or general close-up
Cornus amomum, twig - unspecified
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Cornus amomum, twig - unspecified

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena fragilis @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Aphididae  Anoecia corni @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Anoecia querci @ NCSU_ENT (29)

Anoecia setariae @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (12)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Macrophoma cornina @ BPI (3)
Cicadellidae  Deltocephalus flavicosta @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Graphocephala versuta @ MEMU_ENT (5)
Clastopteridae  Clastoptera proteus @ NCSU (2)
Dermateaceae  Pezicula corni @ BPI (4)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis corni @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Phyllactinia corylea @ BPI (5)
Helicinidae  Hendersonia fiedleri @ BPI (1)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Lachnum corni @ BPI (1)
Meliolaceae  Meliola nidulans @ BPI (3)
Miridae  Plagiognathus cornicola @ NCSU_ENT (6)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria cornicola @ BPI (2)

Septoria floridae @ BPI (1)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora incarnata @ BPI (1)
Septobasidiaceae  Septobasidium apiculatum @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Cornus amomum P. Mill. Silky Dogwood
Cornaceae — Dogwood family
Native
Cornus amomum
Burrows Run
June 2007 Cornus amomum
Tweed's Park
August 2012

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Cornus amomum Mill.
silky dogwood

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General Information
Symbol: COAM2
Group: Dicot
Family: Cornaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, DC, Washington. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 661. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
COAMA Cornus amomum Mill. ssp. amomum
SWAM Swida amomum (Mill.) Small

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Cornales
Family Cornaceae – Dogwood family
Genus Cornus L. – dogwood
Species Cornus amomum Mill. – silky dogwood

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Indiana silky dogwood Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW

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Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (COAM2)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (COAM2)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (COAM2)

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Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3166 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3167 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3168 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3169 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3170 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3171 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3172 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3173 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3174 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3175 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3176 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3177 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Cornus amomum ssp. obliqua
Blue-fruited Dogwood
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3178 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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