Also called European cornel.

Native to southern 🇪🇺 Europe, extending a bit into the Near East.

Ötzi the Iceman carried ⇶ arrow shafts made of the wood of this plant and wayfaring tree Viburnum lantana ,[1] and a ♐︎ bow and axe-handle made of European yew Taxus baccata .[2]

References

[1] South Tyrol Museum of Archelogy > Equipment section "Birch-bark containers" retrieved 2017-02-10 by EP.

[2] South Tyrol Museum of Archelogy > Equipment sections "Longbow, arrows and quiver" and "Copper axe" retrieved 2017-02-10 by EP.

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