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Bunchberry Dogwood (Cornus canadensis L.)

Also known as Canadian bunchberry.

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Bunchberry Dogwood
Photo © Blake Ross, CC BY 4.0.


An atypical species of the Cornus genus, most of which are trees: bunchberry is a low-growing herbaceous plant with single stems, not growing any above-ground woody parts.

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Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

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Photo © Blake Ross, CC BY 4.0.
Photo © Louis Imbeau, CC BY 4.0.