Species Details

Cornus canadensis

bunchberry

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2012-12-11
Add Date: 2012-12-11
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
60 - 1920 meters
195 - 6300 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Meadows and seeps
  • North Coast coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Several populations at the southern end of its distribution in CA are extirpated. Many collections old; need field surveys. Possibly threatened by logging, meadow succession, and climate change. See Species Plantarum 1:118 (1753) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kentucky (KY), Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Eaton Peak (4112238), Fort Bragg (3912347), Maple Creek (4012377), Mendocino (3912337), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Somes Bar (4112344), Tish Tang Point (4112315)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads