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Taxon: Cornus canadensis L.

 
Genus: Cornus
Family: Cornaceae
Nomen number: 11545
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:118. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (8 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • bunchberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • crackerberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • creeping dogwood  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • dwarf cornel  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • pudding-berry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • bunchberry   - English (Canada)
  • cornouiller du Canada  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • quatre-temps   - French (Canada)
  • kanadischer Hartriegel  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • amerikanskt hönsbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Jilin Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Shikoku] Korea, North

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, Nunavut]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 189-190.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Cornus+canadensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  10. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: = Chamaepericlymenum canadense (L.) Asch. & Graebn.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  14. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  15. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  16. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  17. Murrell, Z. E. 1994. Dwarf dogwoods: intermediacy and the morphological landscape. Syst. Bot. 19:539-556. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cornus canadensis L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cornus canadensis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?11545. Accessed 24 August 2019.