plant-banner1

NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]

Witherod Viburnum, Northern Wild-raisin, With-rod, Shawnee Haw

Scientific Name:

Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]

Genus:

Viburnum

Species Epithet:

cassinoides

Common Name:

Witherod Viburnum, Northern Wild-raisin, With-rod, Shawnee Haw

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Viburnaceae (Viburnum Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Bogs, moist forests, high elevation forests and outcrops. In NC, this species is fairly common to common in the higher elevations, and infrequent at low elevations, including the Piedmont foothills.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Highest Wildlife Value

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Shrub with unripe fruits in July. Note the leaves show a very strong, indented, and whitish mid-vein.

Clingmans Dome, Swain County, NC

The Scientific Name is Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]. You will likely hear them called Witherod Viburnum, Northern Wild-raisin, With-rod, Shawnee Haw. This picture shows the Shrub with unripe fruits in July. Note the leaves show a very strong, indented, and whitish mid-vein. of Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]

Bettina Darveaux

Close-up of mature fruits

Clingmans Dome, Swain County, NC

The Scientific Name is Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]. You will likely hear them called Witherod Viburnum, Northern Wild-raisin, With-rod, Shawnee Haw. This picture shows the Close-up of mature fruits of Viburnum cassinoides [=Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides]

Bettina Darveaux

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

back to top
go to plant details search
go to plant images search
go to gallery home
back to Initial v Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums