Monday, 25 February 2013

The legend of the Dogwood

Card no 407 – Doro
The Dogwood a State Tree and a State Flower
Country Card Sent From: USA
Place Card Sender Lives: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Date Received: 18th February 2013
Distance Travelled:  4,316 miles
Time Taken:  8 days

This card almost speaks for itself.
 The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) and its inflorescence are the state tree and the state flower respectively for the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. It is also the state tree of Missouri and the state flower of North Carolina.
The flower of the Pacific dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) is the official flower of the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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