Cornus suecica L.
FamilyCornaceae — APG family: Cornaceae
SynonymsChamaepericlymenum suecicum (L.) Graebn.
Common nameswedish dwarf cornel
DescriptionStems from creeping rhizome; flowering stems erect, quadrangular in cross sec- tion, with 3 to several pairs of opposite, fairly large, ovate, abruptly pointed leaves, the topmost largest and seemingly whorled; bracts large, petaloid, white, ovate, obtuse or somewhat acute; flowers small, purplish-black, with white hairs only at base; stamens longer than styles; fruit margined, red.
EcologyWoods, marshes, bogs. Described from Sweden, Norway, and Russia.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.