OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viburnum opulus var. americanum   FAMILY Adoxaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum opulus var. americanum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Review of the nearctic Viburnum (McAtee, 1956)
Viburnum opulus var. trilobum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Viburnum trilobum

 

COMMON NAME:
Highbush-cranberry, Cranberry Tree, American Cranberry-bush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Viburnum opulus var. americanum   FAMILY Adoxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum opulus var. americanum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Review of the nearctic Viburnum (McAtee, 1956)
Viburnum opulus var. trilobum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Viburnum trilobum

 

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1949

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in wet forests, along streams, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
WinterSummer/Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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