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Anyone good with Dogwoods? What's this one?

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Hi all,

 

Can anyone help with a dogwood ident? My Collins only has 5 listed and none of them seem to have green bracts like this! Photos taken a week ago. Sorry I didn't get a pic of the bark or overall shape.

 

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Yeah that's as close as I've got but shouldn't bracts be white not green?

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Seems to fit

 

 

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Cornus kousa has gained more popularity over recent years, particularly because of its resistance to dogwood anthracnose.  The kousa dogwood tends to have leaves that are a bit smaller than the leaves of the florida;  also, the blossoms appear a little bit later in the spring and are somewhat smaller, with the white petals having a slightly greenish appearance.  The kousa dogwood is somewhat more drought tolerant than the florida.

 


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