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Viburnum Leaf Beetle
Guide to identifying viburnums

Which viburnum is it?



Tea Viburnum
Viburnum setigerum

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

    Leaves:

    • Deciduous
    • 3 to 6 inches long, 1.25 to 2.5 inches wide
    • Long egg-shaped
    • Teeth widely spaced
    • No hair on underside except along veins

    Flowers:
    • White in 1- to 2-inch diameter flat-topped clusters
    • Blooms in late May
    More information:

    Similar Species and distinguishing characteristics:

    Viburnum dilatatum
    Leaves 2 to 5 inches long, 1 to 3.5 inches wide. Fruit bright red.
    Viburnum farreri
    Leaves 1.5 to 4 inches long, 1 to 2.75 inches wide. Fruit red changing to black.

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