|bunchberry (Cornus canadensis)||
bunchberry (Cornus canadensis; DOGWOOD FAMILY [Cornaceae]) Low-growing native perennial herb with a woody rhizome. Leaves opposite but appearing to be a whorl of 4-6 at top of stem, with distinctive, conspicuous veins. One or 2 pairs of tiny leaves lower on the stem. Cluster of small monoecious green flowers surrounded by 4 large white petal-like bracts in spring and early summer. Bright red berries in a tight terminal “bunch” ripen in late summer. Moist forests, bogs. 
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