Viburnum dentatum (southern arrow-wood)

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Key Characteristics

  • Leaves opposite, simple, ovate and toothed, glabrous beneath, and with no stipules
  • Compared to Viburnum rafinesquianum, this shrub is tall, and it lacks purple fungus commonly associated with V. rafinesquianum
  • This plant is a shrub up to ~2 meters tall
  • Fruit is a blue or black drupe
  • Shade tolerant (moderately), and tolerant of wet sites
  • Twigs have a single terminal bud
  • Sourced during a field lab in Fall 2011


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