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Cornus glabrata

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Cornus glabrata
Cornus glabrata
Cornus glabrata
Cornus glabrata

Species Name: Cornus glabrata
Common Name: Brown- Twig Dogwood

Highly ornamental shrub or small tree. Attracts birds with berries and flowers attract butterflies. Rare in the horticultural trade.

Plant Family: Cornaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 18' H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Shrub or small tree
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: California Floristic Province, but uncommon in Southern California
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, Mixed Evegreen Forest, North Oak Woodland, Riparian, Southern Oak Woodland below 4,600'

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