Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1622

Shrub
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in shrubby stream-bottoms, other wetlands and wetland margins, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Bluish-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 lentago   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum lentago   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-X:
Viburnum lentago   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Nannyberry, Sheepberry