Sunday, 22 May 2011

Cornus sanguinea L.


Latin name: Cornus sanguinea L.
Familia: Cornaceae
Croatian name: Svib
English name: Common Dogwood

Medium to large, deciduous shrub, up to 6 m high. Leaves opposite, ovate with entire margins. Flowers white; four petals. Common in wild hedges, woods and thickets, especially on chalk and lime.
Fruit is a black berry.

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