Definition of Silky dogwood

1. Noun. Shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit.

Exact synonyms: Cornus Amomum, Silky Cornel
Generic synonyms: Cornel, Dogwood, Dogwood Tree



2. Noun. Shrub of eastern North America closely resembling silky cornel.
Exact synonyms: Cornus Obliqua
Generic synonyms: Cornel, Dogwood, Dogwood Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silky Dogwood

silkware
silkwares
silkwear
silkweed
silkweeds
silkwoman
silkwomen
silkwood
silkworm
silkworm moth
silkworm seed
silkworms
silky
silky anteater
silky cornel
silky dogwood (current term)
silky elm
silky oak
silky pocket mouse
silky tamarin
silky terrier
silky willow
silky wisteria
sill
sillabication
sillabub
sillabubs
silladar
silladars
sillage

Literary usage of Silky dogwood

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1. Trees and Shrubs of Central Park by Louis Harman Peet (1903)
"silky dogwood. Kinnikinnik. No. 23.) You will find a handsome mass of this ... From this the shrub is called silky dogwood. Its branchlets are purplish, ..."

2. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"235 WITCH HAZEL FAMILY Witch Hazel . . . 238 — DOGWOOD FAMILY Dogwood . . . . 241 — Flowering Dogwood . . 244 Round-leaved Dogwood . 246 silky dogwood . ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Those who like a change from the Siberian sometimes plant the silky dogwood, which has purplish red wood, or the quieter-toned stolonifera, but the latter ..."

4. History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts by Hingham (Mass.), Thomas Tracy Bouvé, Edward Tracy Bouvé, John Davis Long, Fearing Burr, Charles Winfield Scott Seymour, Walter Lincoln Bouvé, Francis Henry Lincoln, George Lincoln, Edmund Hersey (1893)
"... Dogwood. florida, L. Flowering Dogwood. sericea, L. silky dogwood. paniculata, L'Her. Panicled Dogwood. alternifolia, Lf. Alternate-leaved Dogwood, ..."

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