Taxon  Report   2385 
Cornus canadensis  L.
Bunch berry,  Bunchberry
Cornus canadensis
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Cornus canadensis
© 2014 Barry Rice
Cornus canadensis
© Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Cornus canadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Cornus canadensis
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Family: CORNACEAE  
Genus: Cornus
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Chamaepericlymenum canadense
PLANTS: Cornella canadensis
PLANTS: Cornus canadensis var. dutillyi
More information about  Cornus canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (COCA13)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2016).

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