Calflora
Taxon  Report   2390    
Cornus sericea  L.  ssp. sericea 
American dogwood,  Creek dogwood, Red osier dogwood, Redosier dogwood
Cornus sericea ssp. sericea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CORNACEAE  
Genus: Cornus
Parent: Cornus sericea
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cornus ×californica
JEF: Cornus californica
JEF + PLANTS: Cornus stolonifera
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More information about  Cornus sericea ssp. sericea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (COSES)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).