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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum plicatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Snowball Viburnum, Doublefile Viburnum


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image of Viburnum plicatum, Japanese Snowball Viburnum, Doublefile Viburnum

The Dow Gardens Archive, Dow Gardens, Bugwood.org    bug_5147076

Month Unknown        

Lvs ovate/suborbicular, widest near or below mid, 8-12 lateral veins per side, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Viburnum plicatum, Japanese Snowball Viburnum, Doublefile Viburnum

Ansel Oommen, Bugwood.org    bug_5496168

Month Unknown        

Inflorescence umbelliform, marginal flowers sterile & larger than central flrs, per Weakley's Flora.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Viburnum plicatum   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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2506

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

partial shade

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy white
Bisexual (inner flowers) & sterile (outer flowers)
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Red to Black
Drupe

 

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