occidentalis), cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus), bunchberry
(Cornus unalaschensis), sundew (Drosera rotundifolia), Arctic (northern or American) starflower (Trientalis borealis), blueberry (Vaccinium ovalifolium, V.
Then, the insect carries the pollen to other bunchberry
flowers--an important step in keeping the plant species alive and blooming.
The fastest flower in the west, or anywhere else, is a woodland wildflower of North America called bunchberry
dogwood, says a research team with a really fast camera.
Faster than a Venus Flytrap snapping shut, the bunchberry
dogwood's acceleration is about 800 times the force astronauts go through on take-off.
Among the best of the deciduous varieties is bunchberry
(Cornus canadensis), with its bright white bracts and red fruits.