Cornus canadensis L.
Family: Cornaceae
bunchberry,  more...
[Chamaepericlymenum canadense (L.) Asch. & Graebn.,  more]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Cornus: Latin cornu for "horn," probably referring to the hardness of the wood
Plants: erect, perennial, 2"-8" tall forb; with a woody rhizome
Leaves: short-stalked, 4-6 seemingly in a whorled cluster at the top and 1 or 2 pairs of tiny leaves below
Flowers: white, 4-parted, 3/4"-1 1/2" wide, bracts petal-like; solitary on a 3/4"-1" stalk; blooms May-July
Fruits: cluster of red berries
Habitat: moist; forests, bogs; in acidic soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Steve C. Garske  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Merel R. Black  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Robert Bierman  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Paul Drobot  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Paul Drobot  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Paul Drobot  
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Paul Drobot  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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