Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cornus stolonifera Michx. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Robert Bierman

Robert R. Kowal

Robert R. Kowal

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cornaceae
Cornus stolonifera Michx.
red osier dogwood
Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
stolonifera: bearing stolons or runners
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Status: Native - potentially invasive
Plant: perennial, 3' - 10' tall shrub; stems smooth, reddish-purple
Flower: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a 1"-2" flat, branched cluster (cyme); blooms June-July
Fruit:white-blue berry
Leaf:stalked, opposite, ovate to lance-like, whitish below, 1"-5" long
Habitat: moist
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cornus alba L., pro parte
Cornus alba L. subsp. stolonifera (Michx.) Wangerin
Cornus alba L. var. baileyi (J.M.Coult. & W.H.Evans) B.Boivin
Cornus alba L. var. californica (C.A.Mey.) B.Boivin
Cornus alba L. var. interior (Rydb.) B.Boivin
Cornus baileyi J.M.Coult. & W.H.Evans
Cornus interior (Rydb.) N.Petersen
Cornus instolonea A.Nelson
Cornus sericea L.
Cornus sericea L. subsp. sericea
Cornus sericea L. subsp. stolonifera (Michx.) Fosberg
Cornus sericea L. var. interior (Rydb.) H.St.John
Cornus stolonifera Michx. var. baileyi (J.M.Coult. & W.H.Evans) Drescher
Cornus stolonifera Michx. var. interior (Rydb.) H.St.John
Cornus X californica C.A.Mey.
Swida baileyi (J.M.Coult. & W.H.Evans) Rydb.
Swida interior Rydb.
Swida instolonea (A.Nelson) Rydb.
Swida stolonifera (Michx.) Rydb.

         
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