Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Viburnum lentago Linnaeus. Nannyberry, Sheepberry. Phen: May-Jun; late Jul-Aug. Hab: Shrubby stream-bottoms, other wetlands and wetland margins, also in rocky or sandy uplands. Dist: NB and SK south to w. VA, sw. NC, MO, and CO. Reported in the past for GA (Kartesz 1999) and from AL; these reports appear to be based on misidentifications. Also reported as naturalizing from plantings in Alexandria, VA (Steury 2011).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Pa, RAB, S, Va, W, WV, Ferguson (1966a), McAtee (1956)

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source
image of plant© Ward, Scott
image of plant© Ward, Scott