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A tree used by Native Americans as antipyretic and laxative, and by Western herbalists as an appetite stimulant, and to treat renal and hepatic disease
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The least preferred food types were pignut hickory nuts and flowering dogwood fruits with mean rates of ingestion 0.16 ([+ or -] 0.02 se) and 0.14 ([+ or -] 0.04 se) Kcal x g live [wt.sup.-1] x [d.sup.-1], respectively.
Five petri dishes containing 10 g of flowering dogwood and Chinese privet were placed in a drying oven at 40 [degrees] C for 72 h to determine the water content in both diets.
If you have limited space, go for something like Cornus kousa var chinensis, a flowering dogwood."
Important understory trees include American holly (Ilex opaca Ait.) and flowering dogwood (Cornus florida L.).
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Acid-rain-induced calcium deficiency, which makes trees more vulnerable to winter freezing injury, is a known factor in the decline of red spruce, sugar maple, and flowering dogwood species.
Dogwood Anthracnose has been slowly moving through Michigan, destroying native stands of flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, for nearly ten years.
Diminutive is a good way to describe the flowering dogwood, a tree that tops out at 40 to 50 feet in height but averages between 20 and 30 feet, with a trunk diameter of 12 to 18 inches.
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Some of the US varieties, although hardy, do not thrive in colder parts of Britain and perhaps every flowering dogwood has been tarred with the same brush.
The little blocks of the bark of persimmon and flowering dogwood give the trunks the texture of alligator hide.