[The Dogwood Family in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bunchberry, Canadian Dogwood, Dwarf Cornel, Puddingberry, Western Bunchberry

Cornus unalaschkensis

Synonym: Cornus canadensis

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

A nice mass of bunchberry as seen along the Boundary Trail #1 to the east of the Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument.........July 2, 2014.

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

Bunchberry as photographed at about 3950' in moist seeps on the south side of forest road 551 on the west side of Mt. Adams..........May 30, 2005.

Fruits of Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

The photo above shows the fruits of bunchberry as seen along the Wind River Road at Road #3054, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........August 26, 2005.

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

Bunchberry as photographed at about 3950' in moist seeps on the south side of forest road 551 on the west side of Mt. Adams........May 30, 2005.

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis) - Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

Bunchberry as seen at the junction of Forest Roads #23 and #8810, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........June 21, 2005.

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis) - Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

The photo at left shows bunchberry as seen in bloom near the trailhead for the Lowder Mountain Trail #3329, Three Sisters Wilderness.........June 23, 2018. The photo at right shows bunchberry blooming along the Soda Peaks Lake Trail #133, Trapper Creek Wilderness.......July 8, 2018.

Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis) - Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

Bunchberry as seen along the Juniper Ridge Trail #261 in the Dark Divide, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........September 13, 2014.

Fruits of Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Western Bunchberry: Cornus unalaschkensis (Synonym: Cornus canadensis)

The photo above shows the fruits of bunchberry as seen along the Wind River Road at Road #3054, Gifford Pinchot National Forest........August 26, 2005.

Paul Slichter