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Nursery for the Earth

Cornus canadensis (En: quatre-temps | En: Bunchberry)

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Unlike other dogwoods in the Cornus genus which are bushes or trees this plant is a small herbaceous groundcover. Bunchberry has attractive foliage and white flowers, which late summer early fall become red berries. These red berries feed a large number of birds.

It spreads by rhizomes and can form large colonies making it an excellent groundcover for shadier areas. 

Habitat: margins of wet forests, sandy areas, bogs

Flowering: May to July

Sun requirements: Full sun,Part shade, shade

Moisture requirements: moderate to moist

Soil requirements: Usually acidic