Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1623

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in bogs, blackwater floodplains, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pink to Blue
Drupe

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum nudum var. nudum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-003:
Viburnum nudum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Wild Raisin, Possumhaw Viburnum, Swamp Viburnum, Swamp-haw