Other NamesCornelian 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.
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European Cornel Stories
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For the Birds: The waxwings are coming
Sightings of large foraging flocks in late spring, fall, and early winter are almost routine, as waxwings seek out fruits and berries. Think mulberries, dogwood berries, holly berries--native fruits that feed the birds' appetites. Look in any reference ... Evansville Courier & Press [ story ]
GREEN THUMBS UP: Diverse, distinctive dogwoods
This attractive groundcover thrives in moist soils beneath pines or deciduous trees and bears flowers reminiscent of dogwood trees with four white bracts surrounding a cluster of tiny flowers that produce bright red berries later in the season. One of ... Wicked Local [ story ]