Definition of Silky dogwood
1. Noun. Shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit.
2. Noun. Shrub of eastern North America closely resembling silky cornel.
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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, ..."