Cornus racemosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCornaceae
Family (Traditional)Cornaceae
GenusCornus
SpeciesCornus racemosa Lam.
Common NameGray Dogwood
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 3.0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[S2?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Breathitt (KY), Hickman (KY), Jackson (KY), Knox (KY), Marshall (KY), Menifee (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Powell (KY), Whitley (KY), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, MEM, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 1988

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100385333 Knox Kentucky 17 May 1979 R. Hannan, L.R. Phillippe
1772
EKY
Cornus racemosa
31234100393212 Knox Kentucky 17 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1761
EKY
Cornus racemosa
31234100378346 Breathitt Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2608
EKY
Cornus racemosa
31234100393816 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3198
EKY
Cornus racemosa
HTTU014289 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
HTTU007004 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
HTTU007005 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
HTTU031457 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
31234100385531 Powell Kentucky 01 Jul 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Cornus racemosa
31234100393360 Menifee Kentucky 22 Jun 1979 R. Hannan & L. R. Phillippe
2489
EKY
Cornus racemosa
31234100393899 Whitley Kentucky 08 May 1979 R. Hannnan, L. R. Phillippe
1443
EKY
Cornus racemosa
HTTU007002 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
HTTU007006 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
HTTU007003 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Cornus racemosa
MTSU016833 Davidson Tennessee 04 Oct 1980 Becky Stevens
4
MTSU
Cornus racemosa
MEM006337 Marshall Kentucky 30 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1747
MEM
Cornus racemosa
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