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dwarf cornel

noun
1.
the bunchberry.
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  • In another locality I might have brought him dwarf cornel, or the houstonia, or wood-sorrel, or the evening-primrose.

    Under the Maples John Burroughs
  • The common yellow lily and dwarf cornel grow abundantly in the crevices of the rocks.

    Excursions and Poems

    Henry David Thoreau
British Dictionary definitions for dwarf cornel

dwarf cornel

noun
1.
an arctic and subarctic cornaceous plant Cornus suecica, having small purple flowers surrounded by white petal-like bracts
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