dwarf cornel


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dwarf cornel

dwarf cornel

n
(Plants) an arctic and subarctic cornaceous plant Cornus suecica, having small purple flowers surrounded by white petal-like bracts
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Noun1.dwarf cornel - creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shootsdwarf cornel - creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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It is true that our summits have no trailing azalea or dwarf cornel.
In the higher moors and uplands of North Yorkshire and Scotland, you can also find plants that were more prevalent during the last ice age: juniper, cloudberry, dwarf cornel and bog rosemary.
It is also the most northerly place that you are likely to find the Duke of Burgundy butterfly and the most southerly for the dwarf cornel plant.