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|Family: Cornaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cornus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cornus glabrata Benth.
Habit: Shrub, small tree, 1.5--6 m, generally +- glabrous, generally forming clonal thickets. Stem: slender, brown- to red-purple. Leaf: blade generally 2--5 cm, lanceolate to elliptic, gray-green or abaxially paler, veins 3--4 pairs; petiole 3--8 mm. Inflorescence: cyme, 2.5--4.5 cm wide; pedicels 2--3 mm; bracts 0. Flower: sepals generally < 1 mm; petals 4.5--5 mm, dull white; styles 3.5 mm, +- hairy. Fruit: 8--9 mm, white to +- blue; stone 5--6 mm wide, +- smooth.
Ecology: Generally moist places; Elevation: < 1550 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (uncommon s CA); Distribution Outside California: Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: James R. Shevock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cornus canadensis
Next taxon: Cornus nuttallii
Citation for this treatment: James R. Shevock 2017. Cornus glabrata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20396, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.