Corns secica

Cornus suecica

  • Corns secica
  • Corns secica
  • Corns secica
  • Corns secica
  • Flower name
    Corns secica
  • Scientific name
    Cornus suecica
  • Alias
  • Place of originNorthern Europe , Northwestern- and Northwest- America and Asia of Japan etc.
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine, Hokkaido
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Corns secica

Corns secica, commonly called Eurasian dwarf , cornel or bunchberry , Ezo Gozen Tachibana (scientific name: Cornus suecica) is an evergreen perennial plant in the family Cornaceae native to Northern Europe, Northwestern- and Northwest- America and Asia of Japan. The rhizome grows and breeds in the ground. Leaves are oval to oblong and cross-shaped in several stages. A rhizome extends to the underground and spreads. It attachs the leaves to some steps for the cross vs. with a long oval from ovoid. There seems to be a black stamen in four pieces of white petals. However, the white ones are actually bracts and the small black ones in the center are flowers.Fruits ripen red after the flowers.

Information about Corns secica


General name: Corns secica, scientific name: Cornus suecica ,or Chamaepericlymenum suecicum, aka:Eurasian dwarf cornel,Ezo Gozen Tachibana, origin: Northern Europe, Northwestern- and Northwest- America and Asia of Japan etc., environment: wilderness of Hokkaido and alpine meadows, living type: evergreen perennial, plant height: 5-20 cm, leaf shape: oval-oblong, leaf blade: 15 - 3 cm, phyllotaxis, Flowers: looks like a white flower petal-like bracts, (real flowers) flower color: dark purple, flower diameter is (actually, petal-like bracts diameter):0.25 cm, flowering period: June - July, fruit shape: spherical, the fruit diameter: 0.5 - 0.8 cm, fruit color: Red.


  • Eye
    Cornales
  • Family
    Cornaceae
  • Genus
    Cornus
  • Species
    C. suecica
  • 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 colorsBlack
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.25 ~ 0.25 cm

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