Cornus canadense

Cornus canadense

  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  •  Cornus canadense
  • Flower name
    Cornus canadense
  • Scientific name
    Cornus canadense
  • Alias
  • Place of originNorthern Europe , Northwestern- and Northwest- America and Asia of Japan etc.
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Cornus canadense

Cornus canadense Canadian dwarf cornel, Canadian bunchberry, or Gozen Tachibana (scientific name: Cornus canadense) is an evergreen perennial plant in the family Cornaceae native to the northwestern parts of Asia including Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China , northern Europe and North America. In Japan, it grows naturally in the coniferous forests of the mountains of Hokkaido and Honshu. The height of the grass is only about 20 cm. The rhizome grows into the ground and crawls to reproduce. It blooms in the summer. What appear to be white four-petaled flowers are the total bracts. The real flower is the little pale yellow one in the center. It bears fruit after flowering and turns red when ripe.
A similar flower is Corns secica (Ezo Gozen Tachibana, scientific name: Cornus suecica).

Information onCornus canadense

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Generic name: Cornus canadense, Scientific name: Cornus canadense, another name: Canadian dwarf cornel, Canadian bunchberry, or Gozen Tachibana, Origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, Asia (including China), northern Europe, northwestern North America, Habitat distribution: Hokkaido - Honshu, Environment: mountain coniferous forest and high pine, Type of life: Evergreen perennial, Height: 5-15 cm, Leaf shape: inverted egg, Leaf blade: 3-6 cm, Petiole: ring-shaped, Flower diameter: 0.25 cm, Flowers: white flower-like bracts; flower color: light yellow; flowering season: June to July; fruit shape: spherical; fruit diameter: 0.5 to 0.8 cm; fruit color: red.


  • Order
    Cornales
  • Family
    Cornaceae
  • Genus
    Cornus
  • Species
    C. canadense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorscream White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.25 ~ 0.25 cm

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