Common Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)

Cornus sanguinea commonly known as Common Dogwood

Common Dogwood is often misidentified for Japanese Knotweed, due to the similar leaf shape to Japanese Knotweed and its dense green foliage.

However, if you look closely at the leaf formation you will notice that the Dogwood leaves grow opposite each other which is unlike Japanese Knotweed which alternate on each side of the stem.

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