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    10 / 07 / 2017

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    Laurie Doss


These may be some of the leaves for the plants with berries posted. These images were taken by students who are trying to identify what plants might be attracting birds in a particular habitat near school.


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    This C. sericea species also grows in CT.

    January 5th, 2018 at 10:20am

  • Laurie Doss Apprentice says:

    Thank you so much! Will have the students follow up with the sites you suggested for the dogwood species. Laurie

    January 5th, 2018 at 10:06am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Appreciate these follow-up pictures Laurie! The first photo is Euonymus as Walter had said. The second photo, so sorry not enough details to tell. The third photo, to my eyes these opposite leaves with smooth edge and parallel veins look like some species of dogwood. I can’t tell which species or cultivars yours is. According to sources, native species of Dogwood grow CT with fruits (drupes) look similar to yours previous are silky dogwood (C. amomum syn. ), Gray dogwood (C. racemosa), and roundleaf dogwood (C. rugosa). Check out these included links for some of these for their images. Click on picture to enlarge Best wishes to you and your students! Laura

    January 5th, 2018 at 10:20am

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