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The genus Cornus comprise a group of 30-50 species of mostly deciduouswoody plants growing as shrubs and trees, mostly known as dogwoods; some species are herbaceous perennial plants and a few of the woody species are evergreen. They are in the family Cornaceae, divided into one to nine genera or subgenera (depending on botanical interpretation). Four subgenera are enumerated here. The tree has a heavy bark.

Most species have opposite leaves and a few have alternate. The fruit of all species is a drupe with one or two seeds. Flowers have four parts.  The word dogwood comes from dagwood, from the use of the slender stems of very hard wood for making 'dags' (daggers, skewers).
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Quick Tip by . April 07, 2010
Pretty tree in the spring when in full bloom. They come in a variety of colors. Nice for any yard.
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