red dogwood

Definitions of red dogwood
  1. noun
    common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
    synonyms: American dogwood, Cornus stolonifera, red osier, red osier dogwood, redbrush
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    type of:
    cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree
    a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
  2. noun
    European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers
    synonyms: Cornus sanguinea, blood-twig, common European dogwood, pedwood
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    type of:
    cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree
    a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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