This slide image reveals a delicate microscopic cross‐section of mountain dogwood, sometimes called Pacific dogwood, found across western North America. It is one of approximately 42,000 speciments that form the Smithsonian Wood Collection.


  • Title: Mountain Dogwood or Pacific Dogwood
  • Location: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, North America
  • Type: Microscopic Image
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): USW18877
  • Scientific Name: <i>Cornus nuttallii Audubon</i>
  • Photo Credit: Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Botany

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