06.20.2022 Silky Dogwood

A bit different in appearance from the dogwoods we are most familiar with, this shrub produces blue berries, not blueberries, that birds are quite happy to consume.

Silky Dogwood-Cornus amomum aka Swida amomum. I photographed these in the same field as yesterday’s grass pink.

And on the subject of blue berries…

About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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12 Responses to 06.20.2022 Silky Dogwood

  1. Just like bluebells differ from blue bells and bluebonnets from blue bonnets.

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  2. Very nice images Steve! Enjoyed seeing the Silky Dogwood images!

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  3. shoreacres says:

    What an interesting flower. I’ve never heard of this one, which makes sense. The cluster of little star-shaped blooms is pretty. Is it fragrant?

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  4. Tina says:

    My dogwood bloomed long ago (well, it seems like it was long ago…), so I’m enjoying yours. I love the dark-tinged leaves of yours, very pretty. Aren’t all dogwoods, dogwoods? 🙂 ‘Taxi’ was a great show.

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    • We have two dogwood trees, white and pink, which like yours flowered a while ago. These are very different in their flowering and branching. Yes, they are …except when they aren’t 🙂 Taxi was one of the few sitcoms that we watched.

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  5. Gallivanta says:

    Lovely images and a great piece of comedy.

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  6. Todd Henson says:

    Mmmmmm…. blueberries. 🙂

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