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Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum

Viburnum dentatum L. var. dentatum

Roughish Arrow-wood, Southern Arrow Wood, Southern Arrow-wood, Southern Arrowwood

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)

Synonym(s): Viburnum carolinianum var. deamii, Viburnum crenatum, Viburnum dentatum var. deamii, Viburnum dentatum var. indianense, Viburnum dentatum var. scabrellum, Viburnum dentatum var. semitomentosum, Viburnum indianense, Viburnum pubescens, Viburnum pubescens var. deamii, Viburnum pubescens var. indianense, Viburnum scabrellum, Viburnum scabrellum var. dilutum, Viburnum semitomentosum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.
Fruit: Bluish black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Moist fields, woods, disturbed areas.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum


Record Modified: 2020-12-16
Research By: CBR

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