Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Viburnum opulus Linnaeus. Guelder-rose, Snowball. Hab: Commonly cultivated, and rarely persistent or escaping. Dist: Native of Europe. Well-established in KY (Weckman et al. 2002).

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Il, Mi, Pa; = Viburnum opulus ssp. opulus – NE; = Viburnum opulus var. opulus – C, G, K1, K3, K4, Va, McAtee (1956); > Viburnum opulus var. opulus – F, WV; > Viburnum opulus var. roseum – F, WV

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