from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See dwarf cornel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A common name for two species of dwarf dogwoods: Cornus canadensis - Canadian or Eastern Bunchberry; Cornus suecica - Eurasian or Northern Bunchberry.
- n. The fruit of either of these plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dwarf cornel (Cornus Canadensis), which bears a dense cluster of bright red, edible berries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common name of the dwarf cornel, Cornus Canadensis, on account of its dense clusters of bright-red berries.
- n. The fruit of the Rubus saxatilis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
Cornus canadensis, commonly known as the bunchberry dogwood, relies on stored elastic energy to shoot pollen from its stamen in less than 0.5 milliseconds.
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LICHTMAN: One of the researches said that, you know, she'd seen the bunchberry plant many, many times, and then eventually said, what's going on here?
More blue flag, more bunchberry, may have seen trout lily in the forest.
Jun. 2nd, 2008 at 6: 29 PM bunchberry successfully defended her PhD (from all comers) and she and her spouse, morgan_starfire threw a wonderful party to celebrate.
First Queen Anne's lace*, bog rose, and bunchberry blooming.
And a couple of bunchberry flowers, their timing all off.
On the way we passed great beds of blossoming cloudberries, which with blossoms of the bunchberry, the Labrador tea, and the pale laurel, made up the list of flowers found so far.
Do not mistake the bunchberry for the wintergreen.
Flower and leaf resemble those of the dogwood-tree, to which family the bunchberry belongs.