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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

Gathering Alaska: Crab apples and dwarf dogwood
I knew bunchberries, also known as dwarf dogwood berries, were high in pectin, but I hadn't used them in that way. Then a person mentioned how she had collected a bagful in case she couldn't find crab apples. Suddenly it seemed more doable to utilize ... Juneau Empire (subscription) [ story ]

FOR THE BIRDS: September marks songbird migration peak
We can plant native berry producers that provide fall fruits. Think flowering dogwood, gray or rough-leafed dogwood, nannyberry, even red cedar. Or add trees like oak and willow or perennials like mountain mint, asters and goldenrod -- all natives that ... Evansville Courier & Press [ story ]

Festive Fall Favorites
Brandywine, also a dwarf variety growing to about five to six feet tall, boasts a showier fruit than the Winterthur, with more intense color throughout the berry cluster. The Kousa Dogwood (“Cornus kousa”) is a small, multi-stemmed, deciduous tree that ... Cape May County Herald [ 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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