Data about <i>Cornus sericea subsp. sericea</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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Alaska, USA
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Canada
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Lower 48 United States of America
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St. Pierre and Miquelon (France)
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Physical Description

 
flower color
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white
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leaf color
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green
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plant height median
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12 ft mature
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plant height max
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12 ft base age
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fruit or seed color
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white
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growth habit
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shrub
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tree
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shape
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semi-erect
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primary growth form
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multiple stems
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fruit type
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fleshy fruit
Chen and Moles, 2015  
 
carbon-to-nitrogen ratio
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high (>59)
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foliage texture
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rough
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seed volume
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52 mm³
Chen and Moles, 2015  

Ecology

 
frost free days min
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90 days
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precipitation tolerance min
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18 inch
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precipitation tolerance max
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60 inch
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soil depth min
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20 inch
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low temperature tolerance min
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-38 degrees Fahrenheit
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habitat
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cut
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garden
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lake
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mound
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ocean trench
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pond
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sand
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scrubland
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scrubland
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soil
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soil
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stream
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watershed
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wetland
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wetland
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woodland
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woodland
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wetland indicator status (NWPL)
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facultative
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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facultative wetland
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elevation measurement
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1,219 m
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1,951 m
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2,134 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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2,286 m
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fire resistance
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is not fire resistant
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allelopathic effect
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no known allelopathy
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soil requirements
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adapted to coarse textured soils
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adapted to fine textured soils
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adapted to medium textured soils
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anaerobic soil tolerance
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high tolerance
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drought tolerance
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low tolerance
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calcareous soil tolerance
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none
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moisture use
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high
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salt tolerance
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none
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shade tolerance
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low tolerance
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
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shedability
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deciduous
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bloom period
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spring
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active growth period
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spring and summer
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growth rate
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moderate
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life span
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moderate life span
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grass growth type
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not a low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification required
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fire tolerance
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low tolerance
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fruit/seed abundance
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low
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seed period end
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summer
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seed period begin
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summer
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fruit/seed persistence
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fruit/seed is not persistent
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seeds per pound average
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18,400
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seed spread rate
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slow
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seedling survival
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medium
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vegetative spread rate
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moderate
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Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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4.8
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soil pH max
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7.5
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nitrogen fixation
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none
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primary macronutrient requirements
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low
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
livestock bloat potential
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none
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horticulture
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flower is conspicuous
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fruit/seed is conspicuous
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is fall conspicuous
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not suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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porous
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foliage porosity summer
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moderately porous
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human/livestock toxicity
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none
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hedge tolerance
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low tolerance
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planting density min
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1,212 per acre
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planting density max
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4,850 per acre
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commercial availability
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routinely available
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plant propagation method
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by corms
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not propogated by sod
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not propogated by sprigs
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not propogated by tubers
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propogated by bare root
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propogated by container
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propogated by cuttings
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propogated by seed
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grain type
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is not a small grain
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uses
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no berries, nuts, seeds, or fruits palatable to humans
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not suitable as berry/nut/seed product
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not suitable as Christmas tree product
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not suitable as lumber product
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not suitable as post product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not suitable for naval store products
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not used as fodder product
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suitable as nursery stock product
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browse animal palatability
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high
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graze animal palatability
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low
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protein potential
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low
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