Cornus alternifolia

Family:CORNACEAE
Species:Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
Common Name:Alternate Leaf Dogwood; Pagoda Cornel; Green Osier
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Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, G5 (Global Rank)
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Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyCORNACEAE - Dogwood family
Genus Cornus
Species Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f. - Alternate Leaf Dogwood; Pagoda Cornel; Green Osier

Citation

Citation CORNUS ALTERNIFOLIA Linnaeus f., Suppl. Pl. 125. 1782 ("1781").
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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bothriocaryum alternifolium Bothriocaryum alternifolium (Linnaeus f.) Pojarkova, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk SSSR 12: 170. 1950.Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f. 1782. 
Cornus alterna Cornus alterna Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 35. 1785.  
Cornus alternifolia var. argentea Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f., var. argentea Rehder, in L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 377. 1900.  
Cornus alternifolia var. canadensis Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f., var. canadensis Hayne, Dendrol. Fl. 8. 1822.  
Cornus alternifolia var. corallina Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f., var. corallina Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 159. 1789, nom. inadmiss.Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f. 1782. 
Cornus alternifolia var. pensylvanica Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f., var. pensylvanica Hayne, Dendrol. Fl. 8. 1822.  
Cornus alternifolia var. virescens Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f., var. virescens Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 159. 1789.  
Cornus plicata Cornus plicata Tausch, Flora 21: 733. 1838.  
Cornus punctata Cornus punctata Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 62. 1838. "near Lake Erie",
Cornus riparia Cornus riparia Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 62. 1838. "Kentucky & Virginia",
Cornus riparia var. rugosa Cornus riparia Rafinesque, var. rugosa Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 62. 1838. "New York to Virg."
Cornus rotundifolia Cornus rotundifolia Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 62. 1838. PENNSYLVANIA
Cornus undulata Cornus undulata Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 61. 1838. ALABAMA
Swida alternifolia Swida alternifolia (Linnaeus f.) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 853, 1335. 1903.Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f. 1782. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clarke, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Marengo, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Randolph, Tallapoosa, Wilcox

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 1998

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU135795 Cherokee 14 Jul 1966 Clark, Ross C.
5187
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AMAL00006494 Pike 06 Apr 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
13837
AMAL
Cornus alternifolia L.f.
AUA_ACC_50767 Montgomery 11 May 1990 Diamond, Alvin R.
6901
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_45143 Chambers 2 May 1971 Botts, S.
073
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
USAM000004097 Monroe 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7075
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_15370 Tallapoosa 7 May 1966 Searcy, James W.
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_44538 Conecuh 24 Aug 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
TROY000018303 Wilcox 07 Aug 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3819
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135799 Jackson 28 Mar 1975 Whetstone, R. David
7644
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0033075 Henry 17 Apr 2016 Diamond, Alvin R.
27320
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
TROY000043723 Henry 17 Apr 2016 Diamond, Alvin R.
27320
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
USAM000004096 Monroe 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7075
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_37269 Marengo 8 Jun 1981 Henderson, T.
147
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_52001 Dale 21 Mar 1992 Diamond, Alvin R.
8019
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
TROY000028075 Crenshaw 31 May 2009 Diamond, Alvin R.
20744
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0036383 Marshall 12 Aug 2017 England, J. Kevin
8355
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0012953 Butler 24 Apr 2013 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
SAMF0003775 Jefferson 13 May 1969 Bierly, Mike
s.n.
SAMF
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
USAM000004099 Clarke 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7059
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AMAL00015830 Wilcox 07 Aug 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3819
AMAL
Cornus alternifolia L.f.
AUA_ACC_12953 Tallapoosa 7 May 1966 Smith, David M.
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
TROY000033858 Butler 27 Oct 2011 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135800 Monroe 12 Sep 1997 Whetstone, R. David
18570
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UNA00019866 Clarke _ _ 1851 Denny, Dr. T.
s.n.
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
TROY000038259 Butler 02 Apr 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
23889
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0007354 Wilcox 07 Aug 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3819
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
USAM000004095 Clarke 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7056.1
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135796 Chilton 09 Apr 1984 Whetstone, R. David
15012
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UNA00060629 Pike 06 Apr 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
13837
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
JSU135797 Jackson 15 Oct 1975 Whetstone, R. David
6966
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135793 Bibb 13 May 1983 Nixon, Christopher F.
327
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_49813 Bullock 2 Apr 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
5778
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_43424 Conecuh 12 Jul 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1166
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_43426 Monroe 3 Sep 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1697
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
USAM000004098 Monroe 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7075
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_46692 Chambers 12 Apr 1975 Sessler, Ann H.
037
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
TROY000004100 Pike 06 Apr 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
13837
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_32885 Chambers 9 May 1976 Sessler, Ann H.
062
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
JSU135792 Bibb 13 May 1983 Whetstone, R. David
13413
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0012388 Butler 02 Apr 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
23889
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus
UWAL0007939 Butler 27 Oct 2011 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus
USAM000004094 Clarke 16 May 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7056.2
USAM
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
TROY000004101 Monroe 17 Sep 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
18209
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UNA00050263 Henry 12 May 1998 MacDonald, John R.
11182
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
JSU135804 Randolph 17 Jul 1996 Ballard, J. Mark
6234
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
TROY000037846 Butler 24 Apr 2013 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135801 Morgan 13 Apr 1997 Allison, James (Jim) R.
s.n.
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135802 Randolph 15 May 1983 Nixon, Christopher F.
287
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_43425 Conecuh 20 Apr 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
463
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
AUA_ACC_39887 Conecuh 12 May 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
619
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
UNA00064085 Randolph 15 May 1983 Nixon, Christopher F.
287
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
JSU135798 Jackson 01 May 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
634
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0039694 Monroe 08 Jun 2018 Diamond, Alvin R.
28360
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
TROY000004099 Dale 18 Jul 1999 Prazinko, Brian F.
s.n.
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UWAL0030400 Bibb 21 Jun 1992 Kral, Robert
80972
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia L.
TROY000032901 Butler 09 Sep 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
22511a
TROY
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135803 Randolph 28 May 1986 Nixon, Christopher F.
2197
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
AUA_ACC_13916 Barbour 20 Apr 1965 Merritt, Wayne
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
UWAL0011369 Butler 09 Sep 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6688
UWAL
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
JSU135794 Bibb 15 Jun 1996 MacDonald, John R.
9624
JSU
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UNA00019867 Tallapoosa 29 Jun 1980 McDaniel, Sidney
24020
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
AUA_ACC_16408 Dallas 29 Jun 1964 Demaree, Delzie
50658
AUA
Cornus Alternifolia L. F.
SAMF0003773 Wilcox 07 Aug 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3819
SAMF
Cornus alternifolia Linnaeus f.
UNA00067110 Wilcox 07 Aug 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3819
UNA
Cornus alternifolia L. f.
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