Taxon  Report   2388    
Cornus sericea  L.
American dogwood,  Creek dogwood, Redosier dogwood
Cornus sericea
© 2006 Shawn DeCew
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cornus sericea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Cornus sericea
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cornus sericea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Cornus sericea
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Cornus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: wetland-riparian


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Cornus sericea
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

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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 18, 2019).