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Viburnum Leaf Beetle
Guide to identifying viburnums

Is it a viburnum?

Viburnum leaf
beetle home


Guide to identifying Viburnums

  • Common names


  • Is it a viburnum?


  • Which viburnum?


  • Express key


  • ID tutorial


  • Guide to viburnums by David Swaciak.

    Leaf drawings by
    Marcia Eames-Sheavly.

    Logo images by Paul Weston & Craig Cramer

    5B1. If the twigs have corky ridges, you do not have a viburnum.
    5B2. If the twigs do not have corky ridges, go to 6.


    Tip: If you chose 5B1 above, your plant is most likely a burning bush (Euonymus sp.). Burning bushes are known for their bright red fall color. More information and pictures of Euonymus from the Cornell Woody Plant Database or the University of Connecticut Woody Plant Database.



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