Dogwood Tree

Dogwood blossom up close

Flowers always grow at the end of a twig. The white petals (really bracts) surround the real flowers, in the center of the blossom. You can also see the veins on the leaves, each leaf has one central vein and many secondary veins coming off of it.
Date: April 26, 2008
Location: Rutley Rd, Bethesda, MD