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
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European Cornel Stories
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 ]
Gardening to Distraction: Fall tree colors
Scarlet: black gum, dogwood, hawthorn and sassafras. Russets to red: Northern red oak and scarlet oak. Yellow, orange and red: sugar maple. Deciduous shrubs also change color in fall. One of my personal favorites is native smooth sumac, which goes to a ... The Rolla Daily News [ story ]
Plant of the month: Kousa dogwood
All summer I forget about my Jack-in-the-pulpits, and then boom, that bright red cluster of berries announces itself. In the weeks before their leaves turn brilliant, dogwoods offer their fruit in a brilliant display. I'm especially partial to both our ... LancasterOnline [ story ]