OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Viburnum opulus var. americanum

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

 

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


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

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Viburnum opulus var. americanum

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

 

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1949

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Wet forests, along streams, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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