Cornus canadensis (Bunchberry)

Moderate moisture requirement, full sun to partial shade. White petal-like bracts bloom May to July followed by bright red berries. Found in cool woods and moist clearings where this plant's spreading nature enables it to form dense ground cover.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Cornaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub/subshrub/forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Multi-stem

Mature Height: 6-12 in.

Bloom Color: White

Fruit/Seed Color: 

Bloom Period: Late spring

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Tolerant 

Elevation:  ft.

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen Fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5.5-6.9


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Winter

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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