Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1625

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

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

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in alluvial forests, other mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black/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 prunifolium   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum prunifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-004:
Viburnum prunifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blackhaw, Nannyberry


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image of Viburnum prunifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_v_prunifolium_2b

March        

image of Viburnum prunifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_viburnum_prunifolium

March        

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Will Stuart    wil_5577270993_844bea29b4

March    Mecklenburg County    NC

Flowers in flat-topped clusters, stalkless or nearly so, similar to V nudum, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Viburnum prunifolium

JK Marlow    jkm140411_847

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf blades 1-3" long, margins finely serrate, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Viburnum prunifolium

JK Marlow    jkm140411_850

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf lower surfaces paler than upper, glabrous or nearly so; petioles red, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Viburnum prunifolium

JK Marlow    jkm140411_852

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Viburnum prunifolium

JK Marlow    jkm180408_1142

April    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

image of Viburnum prunifolium

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140411_185206

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Viburnum prunifolium

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140411_185230

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Viburnum prunifolium

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140411_185407

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

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Sam Pratt    sbp_20140412_085157

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_v_prunileftrufiright1

May        

Viburnum prunifolium (left), V. rufidulum (right).

image of Viburnum prunifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_vprunileft_rufiright2

May        

Viburnum prunifolium (left), V. rufidulum (right).