Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Viburnum rafinesqueanum J.A. Schultes. Downy Arrow-wood. Phen: Mid Apr-May; Jun-Jul. Hab: Dry-mesic to dry woodlands and forests, especially over mafic rocks (but not at all restricted to such sites), less commonly in moister sites, also bluffs, stream banks, and riparian forests. Dist: NH, QC and MB south to n. GA, AL, AR, and OK; apparently not yet recorded for SC.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = K4, Va; = Viburnum rafinesquianum – Ar, GrPl, K1, K3, Mi, Pa, RAB, S, W, WV, orthographic variant; > Viburnum affine var. affine – McAtee (1956); > Viburnum affine var. hypomalacum – McAtee (1956); > Viburnum rafinesquianum var. affine – C, F, G, Il; > Viburnum rafinesquianum var. rafinesquianum – C, F, G, Il, NE, Tn, Ferguson (1966a)

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