OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Viburnum carolinianum   FAMILY Adoxaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Viburnum dentatum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-05-008a?:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viburnum semitomentosum

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Arrowwood


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image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm200517_4927

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Leaf shape rotund, teeth 13-18 per side, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm200517_4929

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Stellate hairs present on leaf underside and petiole, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm190726_0290

July    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Leaves thick textured and with prominent veins, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm190726_0292

July    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm090801_034

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Upper leaf surface glabrate (vs. scabridulous in V. scabrellum), per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Viburnum carolinianum, Carolina Arrowwood

JK Marlow    jkm090801_040

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Leaf underside densely pubescent & somewhat soft to touch (felt-like), per Weakley's Flora (2020).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Viburnum carolinianum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Viburnum dentatum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-05-008a?:
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Viburnum semitomentosum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2103

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: Moist to dry forests, rock outcrops, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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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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