Cornus florida L.
Common Name: FLOWERING DOGWOOD

Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt Tree

Dry (usually oak) to rich deciduous forests, especially on hillsides and river banks; rarely recorded with tamaracks. One of our most attractive native shrubs or small trees, the large bracts (actually enlarged bud scales) usually ca. 3–5.5 cm long, the whole inflorescence simulating a single flower.

Locations

Allegan County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clinton County
Eaton County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mason County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 22, 2014. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=867.