Guide to identifying Viburnums
it a viburnum?
Guide to viburnums by David Swaciak.
Leaf drawings by
images by Paul Weston & Craig Cramer
- 2 to 4 inches long and wide
- Three-lobed although lobes sometimes small
- Slightly pubescent above, more so below
- Stipules (fang-like appendages) on base of petiole, but no glands (bumps) on petiole near leaf base
- Yellowish-white flowers with white anthers (pollen filaments, right)
- 1- to 3-inch cyme (flat-topped cluster)
- Blooms in June
- Less than .5 inch in diameter
- Ripens in September
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species and distinguishing characteristics:
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