Taxon  Report   2389 
Cornus sericea  L.  ssp. occidentalis  (Torrey & A. Gray) Fosb.
western dogwood
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis, 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: CORNACEAE  
Genus: Cornus
Parent Record Cornus sericea.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cornus ×californica
PLANTS: Cornus alba var. californica
PLANTS: Cornus alba var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Cornus stolonifera var. californica
PLANTS: Cornus stolonifera var. occidentalis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cornus occidentalis
 Information about  Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (COSEO)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2014).

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