Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1621

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains, rare in GA)

Look for it in marshes, streambanks, swamps, other moist places, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy white
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grayish-blue/Black
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viburnum dentatum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-008a:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrowwood


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image of Viburnum dentatum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdentatum_hc1

April        

image of Viburnum dentatum

JK Marlow    s050522_h

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Petioles and lower surface of leaves permanently pubescent, often stellate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viburnum dentatum

JK Marlow    jkm070611_025

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Flowers all perfect, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viburnum dentatum

JK Marlow    jkm070611_031

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Flowers borne in flat-topped compound cymes, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viburnum dentatum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdentatum_lvl1

June    Avery County    NC

image of Viburnum dentatum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvdentatum_huger

Month Unknown    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Fruit a rounded drupe, blue [when mature], per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.