North Carolina State Flower

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North Carolina State Flower: Flowering dogwood

Scientific Name: Cornus florida

State Flower Description: The Flowering Dogwood is one of the most popular trees in the United States due to its beauty and small stature generally used as a tree in landscaping. The characteristic feature of the Flowering Dogwood is its beautiful flowers that bloom in Spring.

Where It's Found: The Flowering Dogwood is native to North America and south of New England, Minnesota, and Wyoming.

North Carolina State Flower Dedication: 1941


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