Cornus canadensis L.
FamilyCornaceae — APG family: Cornaceae
SynonymsChamaepericlymenum canadense (L.) Graebn.
Common namebunchberry, canadian dwarf cornel
DescriptionSimilar to C. suecica, but stem leaves small, the upper more or less whorled, much larger, acute; flowers yellowish or greenish, entirely covered with white hairs; sta- mens shorter than styles.
EcologyVery common in spruce and birch forests, to 800 meters in McKinley Park. De- scribed from Canada.
Specimens in which the white bracts are partly green occur rarely. (See color section.)
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.