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Viburnum rafinesqueanum Schult. (redirected from: Viburnum affine)
Family: Adoxaceae
Downy arrow-wood,  more...
[Viburnum affine Bush,  more]
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Shrub to 1.5 m, the young stems glabrous or very sparsely stellate; petiole short, pubescent, mostly with a pair of linear stipules; lvs ovate-lanceolate to subrotund, 3-7 cm, glabrous or nearly so above, acuminate or acute, basally obtuse to subcordate, coarsely serrate, the teeth usually 6-10 on each side; cymes 4-7-rayed; sessile or on peduncles to 6 cm; hypanthium glandular; stylopodium glabrous; fr blue-black, flat-ellipsoid, 6-8 mm; stone flattened, shallowly grooved on both sides; 2n=36. May, June. Two vars.

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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Petioles 4-20 (avg 10) mm, usually exceeding the stipules, a fifth to a tenth as long as the blade; lvs pilose on the veins beneath, at least near the base, otherwise glabrous. Rocky woods; s. Ont. to N.D., sw. to Ark. and Okla. (V. affine)

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

©The New York Botanical Garden. All rights reserved. Used by permission.