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Ground Dogwood Shoot --(Cornus canadensis) (17923 bytes)

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Ground Dogwood Shoot
Cornus canadensis

The ground dogwood often stays green through the winter then dies back in the early spring. Later in the spring, the new shoots can be seen coming up among the remains of the previous year's plants.

Location: Thimbleberry Lake, Sitka, Alaska

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