red dogwood

a Eurasian dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, having greenish-white flowers and dark-red branches.
a variety of flowering dogwood, Cornus florida rubra, having red or pink bracts.

1950–55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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red dogwood

1. European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers [syn: common European dogwood
2. common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers [syn: red osier
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Hummingbirds delight in red buckeye blooms, and songbirds relish bright red dogwood berries.
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