(Cornus florida) G
Folk Names: Boxwood, Budwood, Dogtree,
Florida Dogwood, Flowering Cornel,
Flowering Dogwood, Green Osier, Virginia
Powers: Wishes, Protection
Magical Uses: Place the sap of the dogwood
onto a handkerchief on Midsummer Eve.
This will grant any wish you may have, if
you faithfully carry the handkerchief.
Dogwood leaves (or the wood) are also
placed in protective amulets.