An individual instance of Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)
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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 1-375.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

This organismal entity has the scope: multicellular organism.

Remarks: This tree was probably planted on or before Peabody College was established at the site. It appears as a full grown tree in a 1925 aerial photograph. Cut down in 2017.


Cornus florida


sec. 1993

common name: flowering dogwood
family: Cornaceae
Identified 2015-09-22 by Steven J. Baskauf


Magnolia Lawn, Vanderbilt University, Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.143264°, -86.798715°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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Occurrences were recorded for this particular organism on the following dates:
Remarks:The tree was about 100 years old at the time the photo was taken.

Remarks:The tree was probably about 65 years old at the time it was photographed.

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whole tree (or vine) - general
bark - of a large tree
bark - of a large tree
bark - of a large tree
bark - of a large tree
bark - of a large tree
fruit - as borne on the plant 1993 =

Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds., 1993. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Flora of North America Association, New York, NY, US and Oxford, UK.

Metadata last modified: 2019-10-16T22:24:42.018-05:00
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