Bunchberry Dogwood in spring photographed by
James Ellingboe. Copyright 2008. All rights reserved.
Bunchberry Dogwood in autumn photographed by
James Ellingboe. Copyright 2007. All rights reserved.
Habitat: Coniferous and mixed deciduous forests, forest openings,
and bogs. Often growing in organic matter (decaying wood, duff, etc.)
Bloom time: June through April
Range: Found in California, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska
Notes: Works well in Western Washington gardens. For more native plant suggestions for your garden check out Native Plants for Western Washington Gardens and Restoration Projects.