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Taxon: Cornus florida L.

 
Genus: Cornus
Family: Cornaceae
Nomen number: 11551
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:117. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 97 (84 active, 26 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (s.w.), Massachusetts, Michigan (s. & c.), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (e.), Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo León]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


    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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  4. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:215.
  5. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  9. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  11. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  15. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  16. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  17. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  19. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  20. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  21. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas
  22. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  23. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  24. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  25. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  26. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Cornaceae&GenusID=Cornus&SpeciesID=florida target='_blank'
  27. Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida
  28. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Cornus florida 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:
  • 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 florida 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?11551. Accessed 16 October 2019.