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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-05-006:
Viburnum obovatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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


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image of Viburnum obovatum, Small-leaf Virburnum, Walter's Viburnum

Keith Bradley    kab_v_obovatum_4414

March    Richland County    SC

Sandhills Research and Education Center

Flower clusters 1.5-2.5" wide, sessile or with a very small stalk, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Viburnum obovatum, Small-leaf Virburnum, Walter's Viburnum

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140413_183256

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Viburnum obovatum, Small-leaf Virburnum, Walter's Viburnum

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140413_183704

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Leaves broadest at or above middle; margins entire or irregularly toothed, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Viburnum obovatum, Small-leaf Virburnum, Walter's Viburnum

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140414_094212

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Small leaves distinguish Small-leaf Viburnum from other Viburnum species, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-05-006:
Viburnum obovatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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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

map
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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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