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Cornus foemina Mill.
Stiff cornel, Swamp dogwood, Stiff dogwood

Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Cornaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Cornus foemina available from :

Cornus foemina has been found in the following 20 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Cornus foemina has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Cornus foemina has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock

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Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cornus foemina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley