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Maple Leaved Viburnum, Mapleleaf Viburnum - Viburnum acerifolium


Family: Adoxaceae - Muskroot Family Genus Common Name: Viburnum Native Status: Native
Viburnum acerifolium - Maple Leaved Viburnum, Mapleleaf Viburnum . Mapleleaf Viburnum is a shurb that grows to 6 feet tall. It grows in forests and open woods.

Recent classification changes have moved the genus Viburnum, along with Sambucus, out of the Honeysuckle Family and into the Muskroot Family.

Found in:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

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Viburnum acerifolium

Distribution of Viburnum acerifolium in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 25 Feb 2017). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-08Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Dense, rounded white cluster of flowers. You can see the maple-leaf shaped leaves in the background.
Viburnum acerifolium

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-May-04Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
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Viburnum acerifolium

Site: Walker County, GA Date: 2012-October-14Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D7000
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
Maple-leaved viburnum has dark blue, almost black fruit, which ripens in the fall.
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Viburnum acerifolium

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