Plant ID forum: Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii)

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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan

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frankrichards16
Jun 10, 2015 9:24 AM CST
unknown white flowering shrub, probably 8 feet tall

any ideas?


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Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
Jun 10, 2015 10:16 AM CST
One of the Privets, possibly. Ligustrum vulgare or a relative as they are easily confused.

http://wiki.bugwood.org/Ligustrum_vulgare/NJ

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bamira
Jun 10, 2015 10:36 AM CST
Cornus sp.
maybe Cornus sanguinea I tip my hat to you.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jun 10, 2015 10:59 AM CST
My first thought was either Ligustrum or Viburnum species. comparisons:

http://michiganflora.net/genus.aspx?id=Ligustrum
http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1739

Not sure if Viburnum sieboldii grows in Michigan or not: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=viburnum+sieboldii&qpvt=...
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Name: josephine
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frostweed
Jun 10, 2015 11:31 AM CST
I think it is Roughleaf Dogwood, Cornus drummondii
http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CODR
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jun 10, 2015 11:37 AM CST
Thumbs up @bamira
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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan

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frankrichards16
Jun 11, 2015 4:11 AM CST
thanks for all of the feedback. it is a perfect match for Roughleaf Dogwood, Cornus drummondii

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