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.
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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 ]
GREEN THUMBS UP: Berries and blooms to brighten the fall landscape
Many woody plants produce fruits which often go unnoticed until their foliage has fallen, the color of their berries intensifying as temperatures drop. Members of the dogwood family produce a variety of colorful fall fruits and are attractive additions ... Wicked Local Duxbury [ story ]
Fall foliage nears peak, but don't forget to look down
But some of the brightest colors below the treetops are the berries of dogwood, hollies, spicebush and strawberry bush, sometimes known locally as “hearts-a-bustin'.” Caldwell, who conducts plant and wildlife surveys for land trusts and private ... BlueRidgeNow.com [ story ]