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Viburnum recognitum

Viburnum recognitum Fernald

Southern Arrowwood, Northern Arrowwood

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

Synonym(s): Viburnum ashei, Viburnum ashii, Viburnum dentatum var. ashei, Viburnum dentatum var. lucidum, Viburnum recognitum var. alabamense

USDA Symbol: VIRE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf: Green
Fruit: Black, Blue

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , ON

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2016-03-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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