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Swida amomum (P. Miller) Small. Silky Dogwood. Phen: May-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Shores, streams, bottomlands. Dist: NY and MA west to IN, south to GA, Panhandle FL, and MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Cornus amomum Mill. – F, Fl5, FNA12, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tat, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Cornus amomum Mill. ssp. amomum – GW2, Mi, NY, Pa, Ferguson (1966c), Ferguson (1966d), Godfrey (1988); = Cornus amomum Mill. var. amomum – C; = Svida amomum – S, S13; = Swida amomum (Mill.) Small var. amomum – NE

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW (name change)
  • Midwest: FACW (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW (name change)

Heliophily: 6

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