Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1627

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common in NC Piedmont, rare in GA

Look for it in dry-mesic to dry woodlands & forests, esp common over mafic rocks (but not at all restricted to such sites), per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer
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 rafinesqueanum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum rafinesquianum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-007:
Viburnum rafinesquianum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Downy Arrowwood