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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Viburnum opulus   FAMILY Adoxaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Viburnum opulus ssp. opulus

 

COMMON NAME:
Guelder-rose Viburnum, Snowball


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Viburnum opulus   FAMILY Adoxaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Viburnum opulus ssp. opulus

 

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Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Rare

Habitat: Commonly cultivated, and rarely persistent or escaping, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy white
Bisexual (inner flowers) & sterile (outer flowers)
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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