Calflora
Taxon  Report   2387 
Cornus nuttallii  Audubon
Mountain dogwood,  Pacific dogwood, Pacific mountain dogwood
Cornus nuttallii
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cornus nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cornus nuttallii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cornus nuttallii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cornus nuttallii
© 2006 Michael W. Tuma
Family: CORNACEAE  
Genus: Cornus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + 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.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CONU4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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