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Viburnum dentatumViburnum dentatumViburnum dentatum
(V. recognitum)

southern arrowwood

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RS MNPS


Height: 10-15'
Spread: 6-12'
Flowers: May-Jun.; white
Fruit: Sept.-Nov.; blue to black; berry
Fall color: reddish-purple

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.1-6.5
Soil type: Loamy Sandy Organic


swamps and wet woods, bogs, floodplain forests, stream banks; low, wet acid-sand habitats

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *


Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value


stems very straight, nice structure in winter

 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004