Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2103

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

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

Uncommon

Look for it in moist to dry forests, rock outcrops, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

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 carolinianum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-008a?:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Arrowwood