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Swida alternifolia

Swida alternifolia (L. f.) Small

alternate-leaf dogwood

Swida alternifolia (Alternate-leaf Dogwood)
Image ID: 13775
Image by: Sorrie, Bruce A.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: SWAL4
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Swida alternifolia
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01
SELECTED SYNONYM: Cornus alternifolia

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: SWIDA
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Swida
GENUS AUTHORITY: Opiz
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GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 32 species, shrubs and trees, of North America, Central America, n. and w. South America, and Eurasia. See Cornaceae for discussion of generic treatment.
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FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: CORNAC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Cornaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: (Berchtold & J. Presl) Dumortier 1829
FAMILY COMMON: Dogwood Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of 2 genera and about 85 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, and subshrubs, semicosmopolitan (mainly northern hemisphere). The Cornaceae is best circumscribed to exclude Nyssa (Xiang et al. 2002).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Xiang et al. (2002); Kubitzki in Kubitzki (2004).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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FRUITING PERIOD: Aug-Sep.

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NATIVE RANGE: eastern North America

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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
826 1985-0490 View
3591 1991-0254 View
4750 1993-0021 View
7088 1999-0039 1999-08-06 View
7865 2002-0005 2002-02-05 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
1038 HORT 2005-08-02 Lewandowski View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1566 826 160 NCBG staff 1981-01-28 View
5871 3591 77 NCBG staff 1991-05-08 View
7087 4750 75 NCBG staff 1967-01-01 View
10016 7088 172 NCBG staff 1999-05-03 View
10017 7088 174 NCBG staff 1999-05-03 View
11091 7865 166 NCBG staff 2001-11-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: SWAL4
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Cornaceae (Berchtold & J. Presl) Dumortier 1829 (Dogwood Family)
SUMMARY: A family of 2 genera and about 85 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, and subshrubs, semicosmopolitan (mainly northern hemisphere). The Cornaceae is best circumscribed to exclude Nyssa (Xiang et al. 2002).
REFERENCE: Xiang et al. (2002); Kubitzki in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Swida Opiz ()
SUMMARY: A genus of about 32 species, shrubs and trees, of North America, Central America, n. and w. South America, and Eurasia. See Cornaceae for discussion of generic treatment.
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HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Swida alternifolia in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Swida alternifolia in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Swida alternifolia in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Swida alternifolia in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Swida alternifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Swida alternifolia

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 13775
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 27021

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