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Bunchberry Facts

Bunchberry is a common name for two species of Dwarf Cornel in the genus Cornus: Cornus canadensis, or Canadian Bunchberry, also called Canadian Dwarf Cornel, and Cornus suecica, or Eurasian Bunchberry, also called Eurasian Dwarf Cornel. Other common Bunchberry names include Eastern Bunchberry, and Northern Bunchberry.

Other Cornel species include Cornus chinensis, commonly called Chinese Cornel, Cornus mas, commonly called European Cornel or Cornelian Cherry, Cornus officinalis, commonly called Japanese Cornel, and Cornus sessilis, commonly called Blackfruit Cornel. Other subgenera of Cornus are commonly known as Dogwood.

Bunchberry Farms

It may be possible to find any bunchberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Bunchberry Stories

BLOOMIN' BLUES: Red osier dogwood a favorite of wildlife
The overall shrub stands out in both summer and winter, with white flowers and white berries in summer and its barren red stems in the winter against the snow. The plant usually will reach about 12 feet where there is plenty of moisture in the soil ... East Oregonian (subscription) [ story ]

Beneficial Landscapes: Many dogwoods adapted to local climate
Dogwoods are grown for their attractive flowers, fruits, bark and fall color. They make a great habitat and food source for a variety of wild critters. The berries — in whites, reds and blues — are soon snatched up by birds. Dogwoods can be ... Omaha World-Herald [ story ]

Alamosa Trees: Trees and shrubs for birds
Dogwoods, Viburnums, Sumac, and Service Berries are lesser-known shrubs that produce late summer or fall fruit. According to the website, robins, bluebirds, finches, and waxwings like these. I've seen a lot of Red Osier Dogwood ... Valley Courier [ story ]

Photo - Burnt Meadow Nursery - Brownfield, Maine

Selected Species

Canadian Bunchberry
Eurasian Bunchberry

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