Plant Identification Database:
Cornaceae (Dogwood)
Order: Cornales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Cornaceae: LV: u. opposite, simple, u. entire, u. arcuate venation; FL: u. 4 parts, u. white, 4 petals, o. 4 petaloid bracts, 4 stamens, ovary inferior; FR: drupe/berry; ST: tree/shrub/woody plant; EC:
u. opposite simple u. entire u. arcuate venation P: 4, o. 4 petaloid bracts u. white S: 4; O: inferior drupe/berry tree/shrub/woody plant Cornaceae: LV: u. opposite, simple, u. entire, u. arcuate venation; FL: u. 4 parts, u. white, 4 petals, o. 4 petaloid bracts, 4 stamens, ovary inferior; FR: drupe/berry; ST: tree/shrub/woody plant; EC:
Alternate-leaved dogwood; Pagoda dogwood Cornus alternifolia Cornus entire arcuate venation blue B: slightly pubescent apex Fruit raw Alternate-leaved dogwood; Pagoda dogwood Cornus alternifolia green osier
Silky dogwood; Pale dogwood Cornus amomum Cornus Fruit raw Wetland Silky dogwood; Pale dogwood Cornus amomum kinnikinnik, red willow, silky cornel, squawbush, indigo dogwood
Bunchberry Cornus canadensis Cornus Whorled Whole Entire A: Acute >1", Glabrous, Arcuate venation 4 parts White Raceme, Terminal >1", Spring Drupe Red <1", Summer; Fall <1', Erect Round; Smooth, Green Fruit raw Forest Bunchberry Cornus canadensis Canadian dwarf cornel, Canadian bunchberry, quatre-temps, crackerberry, creeping dogwood
Flowering dogwood Cornus florida Cornus Fruit raw Flowering dogwood Cornus florida
Gray dogwood Cornus racemosa Cornus Fruit raw Gray dogwood Cornus racemosa northern swamp dogwood, panicle dogwood
Round-leaved dogwood Cornus rugosa Cornus Fruit raw Round-leaved dogwood Cornus rugosa
Red-stemmed dogwood; Red osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera Cornus Fruit raw Wasatch-Cache NF UT Red-stemmed dogwood; Red osier dogwood Cornus stolonifera red willow, redtwig dogwood, red-rood, American dogwood, creek dogwood, western dogwood
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION