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Viburnum prunifoliumViburnum prunifolium

black haw

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 12-24'
Spread: 8-12'
Flowers: Apr.-May; white
Fruit: Jul.-Nov.; pink to bluish-black; berry
Fall color: reddish purple

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.8-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

successional woods, thickets, old fields, and roadsides

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value

Notes

fruits edible, used for preserves



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1268.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004