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dogwood family

noun
1.
the plant family Cornaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having simple opposite leaves, small flowers often surrounded by showy, petallike bracts, and berrylike fruit, including the bunchberry, cornelian cherry, and dogwood.
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  • The dogwood family has several species widely planted for their twig color.

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