pagoda dogwood

noun
variants: or less commonly pagoda cornel

Definition of pagoda dogwood

: a tall shrub (Cornus alternifolia) that has the branches arranged in horizontal tiers and flat clusters of white flowers followed by blue fruits

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“Pagoda dogwood.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pagoda%20dogwood. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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