Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12405 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cornus sericea L.
Infraspecific    ssp. occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Fosberg
Common name   western dogwood
N. Snow   9978  
   with J. Olsen, L. Connolly, A. Stumbo, M. Hicks
Coll. Date 17 June 2006 
Geography United States.  Washington.  Chelan County
Locality 0.6 road miles N of US Highway 2, on Washington State Highway 207, eastern banks of Nason Creek, at vehicle pull-out, under power lines. 
Elev.: 1955 ft. (596 m.)
Habitat Notes occasional. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 47° 45'  51" N, 120° 43'  49" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Fosberg

     Cornus alba var. californica (C.A. Mey.) Boivin
     Cornus alba var. occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Boivin
     Cornus X californica C.A. Mey.
     Cornus occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) Coville
     Cornus stolonifera var. californica (C.A. Mey.) McMinn
     Cornus stolonifera var. occidentalis (Torr. & Gray) C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): western dogwood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523903, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Cornales
                                Family: Cornaceae
                                    Genus: Cornus
                                        Species: Cornus sericea
                                            Subspecies: Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fish Pond Campground (Locale) Chelan County, WA 550 ft. NE 1933  Plain 
Coles Corner (Populated Place) Chelan County, WA 0.7 mi. SW 1995  Plain 
Winton Elementary School (School) Chelan County, WA 1.6 mi. S 2057  Winton 
Kahler Creek (Stream) Chelan County, WA 1.2 mi. W   Lake Wenatchee 
Leavenworth Ranger District (Forest) Chelan County, WA 1.4 mi. SW 2234  Lake Wenatchee 
Natapoc Mountain (Summit) Chelan County, WA 1.6 mi. SE 4082  Winton 
Natapoc Ridge (Ridge) Chelan County, WA 1.6 mi. SE 4091  Winton 
Winton (Populated Place) Chelan County, WA 2 mi. S 2080  Winton 
Nason Creek Campground (Locale) Chelan County, WA 2.5 mi. N 1913  Plain 
Emerald Island (Island) Chelan County, WA 3.1 mi. N 1873  Plain 
Nason Creek (Stream) Chelan County, WA 3.2 mi. N   Labyrinth Mountain 
Lake Wenatchee State Park (Park) Chelan County, WA 3.3 mi. N 1916  Plain 
Thomson Creek (Stream) Chelan County, WA 3.7 mi. S   Big Jim Mountain 
Hegler Creek (Stream) Chelan County, WA 2.7 mi. E   Plain 
Deadhorse Canyon (Valley) Chelan County, WA 3.8 mi. S   Winton 
Lake Wenatchee State Airport (Airport) Chelan County, WA 3.9 mi. N 1929  Plain 
Nason Creek Rest Area (Locale) Chelan County, WA 2.9 mi. W 2120  Lake Wenatchee 
Fish Lake Run (Stream) Chelan County, WA 4 mi. N   Plain 
Pobst Canyon (Valley) Chelan County, WA 3.1 mi. E   Plain 
Nason Creek State Airport (Airport) Chelan County, WA 3 mi. W 2185  Lake Wenatchee 


Taxon Links for species Cornus sericea  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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