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Pacific Dogwood
(Pacific Flowering Dogwood, Mountain Dogwood)

Cornus nuttallii



First Noted by Expedition
April 1806, along the Sandy River, Oregon.
 

Description
Tree with dense, conical or rounded crown of often horizontal branches with beautiful white flower clusters. Flowers 0.3 in (0.8 cm) wide; with four greenish yellow petals; many crowded together in a head 1 in (2.5 cm) wide. Height: 50 ft (15 m). Diameter: 1 ft (0.3 m), rarely larger.
 

Habitat
Moist soils in mountains in understory of coniferous forests.
 

Range
Southwestern British Columbia south to western Oregon and in mountains to southern California; to 6,000 ft (1,829 m).
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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