Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Cornus sericea Linnaeus subsp. sericea
Cornus instolonea A. Nelson
Cornus sericea (Linnaeus) subsp. stolonifera (Michaux) Fosberg
Cornus stolonifera Michaux
Cornus sericea subsp. sericea is a small tree or large shrub in the Gila National Forest. The flowers are white and the leaves are deeply parallel veined. The stems are noticably red. Cornus sericea subsp. sericea is not common in the Gila National Forest and is an understory plant in moist canyons in the forest.
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Cornus sericea subsp. sericea,photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Mark Donnell, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 4, 2007
Cornus sericea subsp. sericea,photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Kelly Kindscher, Black Range, Rocky Canyon, June 4, 2009
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