SU0336 : Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea), Langford Lakes

taken 6 years ago, near to Hanging Langford, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea), Langford Lakes
Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea), Langford Lakes
The plant is usually found on chalky soils especially in the south of England. The 12’ upright suckering shrub produces pungent lowers in June followed by shiny black inedible berries. The deciduous leaves turn wine-red in autumn.

Children made ‘musical instruments’ from the leaves; pulling the leaf slowly from each end, leaving a number of elastic tissues joining the two pieces, then twanging them.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Steeple Langford 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0390 3687 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.8656N 1:56.7386W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0389 3687
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Langford Lakes  Shrub  Dogwood 

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