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Hobblebush

Viburnum alnifolium
Hobblebush

Habitat

They are found in wet woods.

Description

They have white flowers with 5 petals in a bunch with larger (about 1inch) flowers on the outside and smaller flowers bunched on the inside. The leaves are large (3 – 6 inches) and heart-shaped, across from each other (opposite) on a woody stem. They bloom April through June.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flowers form a cluster - outer flowers larger with 5 petals and inner flowers tiny
Flower Color: White
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Shrub (Tall 4-10 feet)
Leaf Type: Large, rounded and toothed

Hobblebush

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