Edibility of Dogwood Berries

Keith Robison robison1 at husc10.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 13 08:29:30 EST 1993


I am looking for information on the human edibility of dogwood berries.
I had always heard they were not, but my father came across a reference
to making jams and jellies from the berries of Cornus maas (sp?). Is
it true that some species have edible berries?  And just how inedible
are the rest?

Thanks for any info -- I would be happy to summarize (with permission,
of course) any E-mail replies.

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at biosun.harvard.edu 



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