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red dogwood

noun
1.
a Eurasian dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, having greenish-white flowers and dark-red branches.
2.
a variety of flowering dogwood, Cornus florida rubra, having red or pink bracts.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • Hummingbirds delight in red buckeye blooms, and songbirds relish bright red dogwood berries.

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