Viburnum semitomentosum

Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
Species:Viburnum semitomentosum (Michx.) Rehder
Common NameSouthern Arrowwood
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Viburnum carolinianum Viburnum carolinianum Ashe
Viburnum carolinianum var. deamii Viburnum carolinianum var. deamii (Rehder) McAtee
Viburnum crenatum Viburnum crenatum McAtee
Viburnum deamii Viburnum deamii (Rehder) Sorrie
Viburnum dentatum var. deamii Viburnum dentatum var. deamii (Rehder) Fernald
Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum
Viburnum dentatum var. pubescens Viburnum dentatum var. pubescens
Viburnum pubescens Viburnum pubescens (Aiton) Pursh
Viburnum pubescens var. deamii Viburnum pubescens var. deamii Rehder
Viburnum pubescens var. indianense Viburnum pubescens var. indianense Rehder
Viburnum scabrellum Viburnum scabrellum (Torr. & A. Gray) Chapm.
Viburnum semitomentosum Viburnum semitomentosum (Michx.) Rehder

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos