Part of viburnum  genus Viburnum in moschatel  family Adoxaceae.

Native to most of the 🇺🇸 USA east of the 🏔 Rocky Mountains and Great Plains.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Viburnum hosts caterpillars of 102 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

In areas where this plant is native, this plant is among the wet-loving (but terrestrial ) shrubs and trees planted to protect eroding streambanks, lakeshores, floodplains, stormwater detention ponds, road slopes and landslides, using a process called live-staking.

Bloom dates, height, light, moisture, etc., for use in a small yard (Pennsylvania).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 47, 49 and 51)

Learn more about ➳ southern arrowwood viburnum Viburnum dentatum

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