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 Cornelian-cherry dogwood Cornus mas and wayfaring tree Viburnum lantana ,[1] and a ♐︎ bow and 🔨︎ axe-handle made of European yew Taxus baccata .[2]

References

[1]  "Ötzi the Iceman" page "Equipment" section "Birch-bark containers."  South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.  2016.  Accessed 2017-02-10.

[2]  "Ötzi the Iceman" page "Equipment" sections "Longbow, arrows and quiver" and "Copper axe."  South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.  2016.  Accessed 2017-02-10.

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