Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2573

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common

Look for it in alluvial forests, 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
Red to 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 obovatum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum obovatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-006:
Viburnum obovatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-leaf Virburnum, Walter's Viburnum