Taxon  Report   2387    
Cornus nuttallii  Audubon
Mountain dogwood,  Pacific dogwood, Pacific mountain dogwood
Cornus nuttallii
© 2017 David popp
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cornus nuttallii
© 2006 Michael W. Tuma
Cornus nuttallii
© 2015 Roy West
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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Plant Characteristics
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Cornus nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cornus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).