Taxon  Report   2387 
Cornus nuttallii  Audubon
Mountain dogwood,  Pacific dogwood, Pacific mountain dogwood
Cornus nuttallii
© 2006 Michael W. Tuma
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Cornus nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cornus nuttallii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cornus nuttallii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cornus nuttallii
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Family: CORNACEAE  
Genus: Cornus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Benthamidia nuttallii
More information about  Cornus nuttallii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CONU4)

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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 24, 2016).

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