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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Eastern Flowering Dogwood in Canada

Existing Protection or Other Status Designations

NatureServe (accessed May 2006) lists three states that consider this species as critically imperilled (S1): Maine, Vermont and Kansas. Two states have it ranked as S4 (apparently secure): New York and North Carolina. It is listed in 22 states as under review/not ranked, plus six as S5 (secure); North Carolina, recently changed rank from S5 to S4 when an inquiry was made about its condition (Misty Franklin, pers. comm.). In Ontario it is currently listed as S2 (imperiled).

Globally it is listed as:G5 - SecureG5 - Secure G5, secure, “Widespread, still common, but being depleted by a fungus disease.Widespread, still common, but being depleted by a fungus disease.widespread, still common, but being depleted by a fungus disease”, and N5 in the United States. In Canada it is listed as NNR, not ranked (NatureServe, 2007).