Definition of Dwarf cornel
1. Noun. Creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska.
Generic synonyms: Cornel, Dogwood, Dogwood Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Cornel
Literary usage of Dwarf cornel
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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Its fruits are very similar to those of the dwarf cornel, but are a little more elongated. They have the same scarlet color and cherry-like structure. ..."
2. Botany for Young People and Common Schools: How Plants Grow, a Simple by Asa Gray (1880)
"... dwarf cornel), the calyx coherent with the ovary, which makes a berry-like stone-fruit; represented (except by the TUPELO or PEPPERIDGE-TREE, A"^/ssa, ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Cornus Canadensis L. Low or dwarf cornel. (Fig. 2710.) Cornus Canadensis L. Sp. Pl. 117. 1753. ... Cornus Suecica L. Northern dwarf cornel. (Fig. 2711. ..."
4. Through Glade and Mead: A Contribution to Local Natural History by Joseph Jackson (1894)
"Scattered among the greenery it is admired by all who see it. Its bright red berries are no less ornamental. The dwarf cornel, often called bunchberry, ..."
5. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"The dwarf cornel leaves also look similar, but after the flower has passed, the orchid may be recognised by its single capsule with its many seeds, ..."