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

 

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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