Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2046

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in marshes, moist forests, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grayish-blue/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 recognitum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum recognitum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-008b:
Viburnum dentatum var. lucidum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Smooth Arrowwood, Southern Arrowwood


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image of Viburnum recognitum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_vire7_004_lvd

        

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm0404zb_26

April    Greenville County    SC

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm0405q_22

May    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Flowers all perfect. Flowering stems with 1-2 pairs of leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm160513_048

May    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    s050501_b

May    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Leaf shape usually ovate, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm140711_783

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Lateral veins nearly straight, parallel, ultimately leading to a tooth, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm140711_790

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm140711_790b

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Hairs on leaf undersides confined to axils and a few veins, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viburnum recognitum

JK Marlow    jkm0412a_34

December    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve