Viburnum lantana
Family Caprifoliaceae

* Leaves egg to heart shaped, fine-toothed, 2-5".
* Fine, gray hair on leaf undersides, twigs, buds. Buds naked.
* Flowers small, white, all alike, in umbrella-shaped clusters.
* Red to black fruits, 3 grooved seeds.
* Height: To 12'.

Natural History:
* Flowers May - June.
* Fruits August - September.
* Habitat: Escaped from cultivation.
* Range: Ontario to northeastern United States.
* Introduced from Europe.

* Viburnums make up a large and very varied group of shrubs, mostly found in forests. The fruits of some species are edible, and the wood of others was once made into arrows.


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