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Viburnum molle

Viburnum molle Michx.

Soft-leaf Arrow-wood, Soft-leaved Arrow-wood, Softleaf Arrow Wood, Softleaf Arrowwood

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)

Synonym(s): Viburnum ozarkense


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.
Fruit: Bluish black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , IA , IL , IN , KY , MD , MO , MS , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN
Native Habitat: Rocky woods and hills, often along streams.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

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