Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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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

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

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