Flowering Dogwood

Tree Description:

0-029    Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) is common in this part of Oak Ridge. Many trees were planted, including some forms with pink flowers such as this one (Cornus florida f. rubra). The tree immediately to its south is the standard white-flowering form. During the first week of May in the days before and after the date of Lincoln’s funeral, these trees can be found blooming at their peak.

Location:

39.821413 N, 89.653870 W

Map:

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