pacific dogwood


pacific dogwood
noun
Usage: usually capitalized P
: a flowering dogwood (Cornus nuttallii)

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a dogwood tree, Cornus nuttallii, of western North America, having pointed, petallike white or pinkish bracts and clustered scarlet fruits. Also called mountain dogwood.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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