Genus = Cornus,
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|Cornus nuttallii (Pacific dogwood, western flowering dogwood, Nuttall's or mountain dogwood)
(= Cornus nuttallii in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Deciduous, shrub-like to stately trees, 2-20 m. tall; bark smooth, brownish, the younger bark grayish-purplish.
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Open to rather dense damp forests, often along streams.
|Cornus sericea (redosier dogwood, creek dogwood, western red osier)
(= Cornus stolonifera in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Deciduous, many-stemmed shrub 2-6 m. tall, spreading by layering of decumbent or prostrate stems; younger branches bright reddish to reddish-purple, becoming grayish-green with age.
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; occurring in much of temperate North America.
Habitat: Moist soil, especially along streams, low to mid-elevations.
|Cornus unalaschkensis (western bunchberry)
(= Cornus canadensis in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Low sub-shrub from widely spreading rhizomes, the stem erect, 5-20 cm. tall, largely herbaceous, greenish to reddish, leafless or bracteate below.
Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska, much of Canada, and the northern tier of states in the United States.
Habitat: Moist woods, low to mid-elevations.
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