Viburnum opulus var. opulus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAdoxaceae
Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
GenusViburnum
Species: Viburnum opulus
Infrapecies:Viburnum opulus L. var. opulus
Common NameEuropean Cranberrybush; Guelder Rose; Highbush Cranberry; Snowball Tree
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Region of Origin: Europe; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnipalmate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: lobed; 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; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5TNR (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

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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.

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Ecoregions
  • 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

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Viburnum opulus var. roseum Viburnum opulus var. roseum L.
Viburnum roseum Viburnum roseum (L.) Steud.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos