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European Cornel

European Cornel

European Cornel Facts

The binomial name for European Cornel is Cornus mas, one of several species of shrubs or small trees of the genus Cornus, or Cornel, including Cornus chinensis, commonly called Chinese Cornel, Cornus officinalis, commonly called Japanese Cornel, and Cornus sessilis, commonly called Blackfruit Cornel. Cornus mas is also sometimes called Cornelian Cherry. Other subgenera of Cornus are commonly known as Dogwood, of which there are many species.

Dwarf Cornel, also called Bunchberry, includes two other Cornus species: 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.

European Cornel Farms

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

European Cornel Stories

Small spaces can still attract wildlife
My woodsy, 1/3-acre suburban lot is a mostly-shady haven dotted with dogwood trees and a mix of medium to tall perennials that produce berries and provide habitat for wildlife - from rabbits to snakes to voles and families of wrens. Someday, however, I ... News & Observer [ story ]

Garden Guide: Stunning choices for a winter landscape
One of the most familiar plants with berries is the holly. There are many different species of hollies, ranging greatly in size. My favorite holly is the Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata). This is one of the deciduous hollies. The leaves shed in ... Sanford Herald (registration) [ story ]

Dogwood tree berries are attracting a stream of birds
When I was growing up, we had a large dogwood tree in the backyard that produced a good crop of berries almost every year. I remember just watching that tree for extended periods and being amazed at the diversity of birds that visited to dine on the ... News & Observer [ story ]


Photo - Missouri Botanical Garden - St. Louis, Missouri

Other Cornel Species

Blackfruit Cornel
Chinese Cornel
Cornelian Cherry
Japanese Cornel

Dwarf Cornel Species

Canadian Dwarf Cornel
Eurasian Dwarf Cornel

 
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