|Botanical Name||Cornus mas|
|Common Name||Cornelian cherry|
|Location||Conservative Club, Sidmouth|
|Accessibility||Access requires permission|
|Notes||Mostly ignored, but mass of yellow flower in March, which can be seen from the pavement outside. |
A Dogwood rather than a true cherry but the fruits are edible when ripe. The wood from the Cornelian Cherry is so dense it will sink in water. It is also very hard and was used to make spears in ancient times.
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