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bunchberry

[buhnch-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈbʌntʃˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural bunchberries.
1.
a dwarf dogwood, Cornus canadensis, bearing dense clusters of bright-red berries.
Also called crackerberry.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; bunch + berry
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  • When snow is not a problem, they prefer evergreen forbs such as bunchberry and trailing bramble are preferred.
  • When snow is not a problem, deer prefer evergreen forbs such as bunchberry and trailing bramble.
British Dictionary definitions for bunchberry

bunchberry

/ˈbʌntʃˌbɛrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a dwarf variety of dogwood native to North America, Cornus canadensis, having red berries
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