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European Cornel

European Cornel

Other Names

Cornelian Cherry

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

Newark Backyard Habitat tour touts ways to help ecosystem
“This mix has the potential to provide food sources (insects, berries and seeds) for birds and other wildlife year-round.” ... Smith, who is also a birder, said her plantings, such as a pagoda dogwood, have drawn cedar waxwings and eastern kingbirds. The News Journal [ story ]

A white flowering dogwood tree. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
“Dogwood trees will add color and beauty to your yard throughout the year, with their showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage, and red berries that attract songbirds in the winter,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. Amador Ledger-Dispatch [ story ]

Glen Rock's Backyard Environmentalist: On naturescaping
Substitute a flowering dogwood for the Bradford pear and you'll have pollinators in spring, along with the birds that eat them, and many, many birds eating the dogwood berries during their fall migration. Get rid of some of that lawn and plant native ... NorthJersey.com [ 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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