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Cornus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27798

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): dogwood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCornaceae  – dogwoods  
                               GenusCornus L. – dogwood  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cornus X acadiensis Fernald – Acadia dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus alternifolia L. f. – alternate-leaf dogwood, alternateleaf dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus amomum Mill. – silky dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus X arnoldiana Rehder – Arnold's dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus asperifolia Michx. – toughleaf dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus canadensis L. – Canadian bunchberry, bunchberry dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus capitata Wall. – Bentham's cornel 
                                  Species Cornus controversa Hemsl. ex Prain – giant dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus drummondii C.A. Mey. – roughleaf dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus florida L. – flowering dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus foemina Mill. – stiff dogwood, swamp dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus X friedlanderi W.H. Wagner – Friedlander's dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus glabrata Benth. – smooth dogwood, brown dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus X intermedia (Farr) Calder & Roy L. Taylor  
                                  Species Cornus kousa Hance – kousa dogwood, Japanese dogwood, kousa 
                                  Species Cornus macrophylla Wall.  
                                  Species Cornus mas L. – Cornelian cherry, sorbet, cornejo macho 
                                  Species Cornus nuttallii Audubon – Pacific dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus officinalis Siebold & Zucc. – Asiatic dogwood, Japanese cornel, Japanese cornelian-cherry 
                                  Species Cornus quinquinervis Franch.  
                                  Species Cornus racemosa Lam. – gray dogwood, panicled dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus rugosa Lam. – round-leaf dogwood, roundleaf dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus sanguinea L. – bloodtwig dogwood, dogberry, common dogwood, pegwood 
                                  Species Cornus sericea L. – redosier, redosier dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus sessilis Torr. ex Durand – blackfruit dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus X slavinii Rehder – Slavin's dogwood 
                                  Species Cornus suecica L. – Lapland cornel 
                                  Species Cornus unalaschkensis Ledeb. – western cordilleran bunchberry 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Cornaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cornus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cornus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cornus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cornus   
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