Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1949

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in wet forests, along streams, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
WinterSummer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viburnum opulus var. americanum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Viburnum trilobum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Review of the nearctic Viburnum (McAtee, 1956)
Viburnum opulus var. trilobum

 

COMMON NAME:
Highbush-cranberry, Cranberry Tree, American Cranberry-bush