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Cornus florida × Cornus kousa     (syn. Cornus × rutgersensis)                    Cornaceae

Hybrid Flowering Dogwood                KOR-nus FLOR-i-da   KOR-nus KOO-sa

Below are brief descriptions of each of the six hybrids of C. florida × C. kousa  (Cornus × rutgersensis) developed by Elwin R. Orton Jr. and released by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.