Taxon  Report   2391 
Cornus sessilis  Durand
Blackfruit dogwood,  Miners dogwood, Western cornelian cherry
Cornus sessilis
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Cornus sessilis
© 1996 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Cornus sessilis
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Cornus sessilis, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cornus sessilis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cornus
Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
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 + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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