Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1620

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA Mountains, rare in GA Piedmont)

Look for it in bogs, moist forests, high elevation forests & outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy white
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pink to Blue
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viburnum cassinoides   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-05-002:
Viburnum cassinoides   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Wild Raisin, Withe-rod, Shonny Haw, Shawnee Haw


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picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vica_001_lhd

        

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm060508_172

May    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm060508_173

May    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm160504_449

May    Jackson County    NC

Panthertown

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm160504_450

May    Jackson County    NC

Panthertown

Leaves scurfy pubescent beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

Bill Sharpton    gws_witherodviburnum

June    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Bald

Flowers all perfect, borne in a compound flat-topped cyme, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm090607_087

June    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm150606_202

June    Avery County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvcassinioides_habtgfm

June    Avery County    NC

Grandfather Mountain

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvcassinioides_lvl

June    Avery County    NC

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    s090607_05

June    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 5-11cm long, acuminate or rarely acute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_v_cassino_nwildraisin

July        

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm140816_707

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080924_081

September    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080928_017

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080928_020

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Fruits at first pink to red, then deep blue or nearly black and glaucous, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080928_041

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080928_043

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Both terminal and lateral buds often much elongated, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

JK Marlow    jkm080928_045

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

picture of Viburnum cassinoides, image of Viburnum cassinoides

Ron Lance    rwl1620_a

September        

Flowering stems have 2 pairs of leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.