Viburnum alnifolium
Family Caprifoliaceae

* Flowers white, in umbrella-like clusters. Outer flowers large and showy, inner flowers small.
* Leaves large, opposite, nearly rounded but heart-shaped at base. Finely toothed.
* Fruits hard, red to blue.
* Height: 3-8".

Natural History:
* Flowers in May.
* Fruits August - October.
* Habitat: Moist woods and dense thickets, low to medium elevation.
* Range: Southeastern Canada to southeastern United States.
* Native.

* Moose and deer feed upon hobblebush, but the plants that they have browsed become stunted and develop atypical leaves.


Created by: Allaire Diamond and Jiasuey Hsu
Maintained by: Nick Rodenhouse
Created: July 31, 1998
Last Modified: November 21, 2008