Dogwood (Cornus)

Dogwood
(Cornus)
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Dogwood-flowerDogwood Flower

There are roughly some 30 to 60 species of woody plants known as dogwoods. with most of them being deciduous trees or shrubs, with some of them being perennial herbaceous shrubs and a few being woody evergreens. Several have small inconspicuous flowers surrounded by large white or pink petal like bracts, while others have more open clusters. The leaves are usually opposite, simple and smoothed edged with vines that distinctly curve when they near the leaf’s margins.

Distribution:
Native throughout much of the temperate and boreal Eurasia and North America, with the richest areas being in China, Japan and the southeastern United States.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion

Toxic Principle:
Consider all parts toxic especialy the sap

Clinical Symptoms:
Unknown

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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