Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Cornaceae
(Dogwood Family)


The Cornaceae are represented in the Gila National Forest only by one species. The name "Cornaceae" comes from the cornic acid which is contained mostly in the bark.

Cornus sericea subsp. stolonifera (Red-osier Dogwood)


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