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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

Great gardens to visit here this summer
Not only is this a wonderful place to pick berries — strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries — it also has a smashing cut-flower garden. Eat some waffles ... Centennial Rose Garden, Dogwood Pavilion, Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam. Arguably ... Vancouver Sun (blog) [ story ]

The Pileated Woodpecker. Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation
They also eat wild fruits and nuts, including greenbrier, hackberry, sassafrass, blackberries, sumac berries, poison ivy, holly, dogwood, persimmon and elderberry. This Woodpecker digs characteristically rectangular holes in trees to find ants. Amador Ledger-Dispatch [ story ]

Blackberries are juicy, delicious — but plant is thorny, vicious
We plucked some berries for a couple of desserts and, of course, I ate some whenever I was outside with Iggy, but we didn't really have the time to spare to harvest them seriously. I'm hopeful that ... The weather promptly turned colder, a common ... The Herald-Times (subscription) [ 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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