Definition of Cornus canadensis
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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Literary usage of Cornus canadensis
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1. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"280, that cornus canadensis "is for the most part readily distinguished from Cornus suecica, by the leaves all growing in a whirl at the top of the stem, ..."
2. 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. Herbaceous, woody only at the base, flowering stems erect, ..."
3. Bulletin by Natural History Society of New Brunswick (1902)
"... just opening its yellow flowers, as also Iris versicolor, Crata^gus tomentosus; Cypripedium acaule in full bloom, and also cornus canadensis, ..."