Cornaceae
Dogwood Family
1 genera
5 species
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Cornus canadensisbunchberry, puddingberry
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in northeastern Washington; northeastern Washington to the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America; Greenland.
Habitat: Moist forest understory.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Cornus nuttalliimountain dogwood, Nuttall's dogwood, Pacific dogwood, western flowering dogwood
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Open to rather dense damp forests, often along streams.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Cornus occidentaliscreek dogwood, western red osier
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington, through more common west of the crest; Alaska to California, east to Idaho, western Montana, and Nevada.
Habitat: Moist soil, especially along streams, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Cornus stoloniferared-osier dogwood
Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington, though more common east of the crest; Alaska to California, east to the Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America.
Habitat: Moist soil, especially along streams, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Cornus unalaschkensiswestern bunchberry
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to northern California, east to western Montana.
Habitat: Moist woods, low elevations to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August