Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1628

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains of GA & NC)

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

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

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
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 rufidulum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum rufidulum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-005:
Viburnum rufidulum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rusty Blackhaw, Blue Haw, Southern Black Haw, Rusty Haw