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|Family: Cornaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cornus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cornus nuttallii Audubon
Habit: Shrub, tree, < 25 m. Stem: twigs green, hairy; bark in age dark red to +- black. Leaf: blade 6--12 cm, narrow-elliptic to obovate, adaxially appressed-puberulent, abaxially paler, hairier; petiole 5--10 mm. Inflorescence: head-like; bracts 4--7, 4--6 cm, 3--6 cm wide, showy, +- white, persistent; receptacle convex. Flower: sepals 2.5 mm; petals 4 mm, +- green to white; style 2 mm. Fruit: 1--1.5 cm, elliptic, generally angled from crowding, red; stone smooth.
Ecology: Forest; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (less common s CA); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: James R. Shevock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cornus glabrata
Next taxon: Cornus sericea
Citation for this treatment: James R. Shevock 2016. Cornus nuttallii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20397, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.