Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis

Bunchberry

Previous scientific name(s): Chamaepericlymenum canadense, Cornella canadensis, Cornus canadensis var. dutillyi

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.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 11 
in.
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
18 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
45.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
67,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fruit Color: 
Red Berries